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Senior Care Assistant

Location: Oakwood Court Care Home, Haywards Heath

Description:

To support the management of the Home.
To work shifts (to include weekends) as stated on the staff rota.
Deputise for the Deputy Manager in their absence.

Main Accountabilities

• Acting within the care team and in accordance with organisational policies and procedures, to supervise, support and assist in the induction and training of the care staff.
• Act as the senior person on duty in the absence of the Home Manager and Deputy.
• Assist in the regular review of risk assessments and care plans in accordance with legislation or where the needs of any resident alter.
• Administer residents' medication in accordance with the Home's drug administration system and pharmaceutical guidelines.
• Assist in maintaining a high standard of care and a homely environment for the residents.

Skills/Qualifications:

• NVQ level 3 or 4 or agreement to undertake training to these levels.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• At least one year's experience in this role or a similar field.
• Ability to prioritise own workload and the workload of other staff and use initiative.
• Ability to work unsupervised at times.
• Ability to lead and supervise other staff on shift.

Remuneration: £10.94 per hour. Working 15 hours per week. Contract type Permanent Uniform provided - 22 days' annual leave pro rata (excluding bank holidays) - Contributory pension scheme, with employer contributions - A dedicated Employee Assistance Programme providing confidential support and advice - Shift bonus - Refer a friend bonus - School holiday bonus

How to apply:
Closing date for applications 16 November 2018

To apply please email your CV with covering letter to jobs@sussexhousing.co.uk
If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date on this occasion your application has not been unsuccessful.

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