Overview

Night-time Senior Care Assistant required for 21 bedded residential home.  20 hours per week, 2 x 10 hour shifts, 9.30pm to 7.30am, Monday to Sunday as per the rota. Extra shifts frequently available to cover annual leave/sickness. £6.90 per hour. NVQ 2 and medication training essential, NVQ 3 and up to date mandatory training preferred but not essential.  Duties to include: assisting elderly residents with all aspects of personal care, assisting to bed and getting up in the morning.  Regularly carrying out checks to ensure safety of residents and security of the home.  To be in charge of the home in absence of manager, to supervise and train care staff and ensure that the shifts run smoothly.  To deal with any medical or environmental emergencies that may arise.  To liase with other health professionals.  To administer medication.  Good oral and written communication skills essential.  To complete relevant documentation that includes daily reports, care plans, handover records, intake records, pressure area records etc.  To carry out domestic and ironing tasks.