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Senior Care Assistant

  • Job reference: GJ187
  • Location: Chorley, Lancashire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
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Job description: An exciting new opportunity is available for a Senior Care Assistant based in Chorley.

The role is based in a Residential Home and Supported Living Service and involves working with adults with learning disabilities and physical disabilities. It is initially on a temporary contract with the potential of a permanent contract.

Shift Pattern: Full time hours. Flexibility is required to work a range of shifts and occasional weekends.

Pay rate: £10.50 - £11.00ph (Ltd) Day rate.
£12.50 - £13ph (Ltd) Night rate.
£18.50 - £19ph (Ltd) Bank Holiday Rate.

Main Duties: The Senior Care Assistant is responsible for supervising staff teams and ensuring that outstanding day to day support is provided to service users. They must be able to emotionally support the service users, in order to create a caring atmosphere. The Senior Care Assistant is also responsible for ensuring service users received the correct healthcare treatments and will also accompany service users to appointments.

Team work skills are essential as the Senior Care Assistant will assist the Registered Manager with daily management and administration duties and will also build and maintain relationships with service users, their families and other professionals.

Person Specification: The applicant must have at least 12 months' relevant experience in a similar setting.

An NVQ level 3 qualification is desirable, but not essential.

A full UK Driving Licence is essential.

Refer a friend and you could earn up to £250 if they get the role!

If you're interested, please contact Grace at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208963 or grace.jackson@servicecare.org.uk