Senior Care Assistants Nights

Senior Care Assistants Nights

Salary: £12 p/h

Location: Bishops Stortford

Close Date: 31st July 2021

Published: 24th May 2021

Senior Care Assistants Nights 8pm-8am (42 hours)

Hazel End Care Home in Bishop’s Stortford opened its doors in December 2019 with all the finishing touches you would expect from a warm and welcoming home. It has luxurious social spaces, attractive décor and freely accessible, secure gardens for its residents and their families to enjoy. Each one of the 66 bedrooms includes an en-suite bathroom for maximum privacy and comfort. In this way, we can deliver person-centred care to each resident while, as far as possible, also promoting independence and an active lifestyle.

At Hazel End, we believe that our residents’s lives should be enriched by their time living at Hazel End. Our philosophy is that no one should come into our home unless we are capable of making their lives better, making their days easier and supporting them in a way that lets them lead the life they want to lead.

We are looking for senior care assistants (nights) to professionally and thoughtfully deliver care during any span of duty, ensuring that a safe, effective and efficient care service is maintained which meets the needs of our residents. To provide care to residents in accordance with their individually assessed needs to a high standard.

You must have the following qualifications

  • NVQ Level 3/Diploma in Health and Social Care (or working towards)

We are looking for someone with the following experience

  • Experience of working with older people
  • Knowledge and use of clinical assessment tools e.g. Waterlow, MUST
  • Understand care planning processes and have experience of writing care plans
  • Experience of leading a shift

We are looking for someone with the following technical skills 

  • Good supervisory skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to contribute to, monitor and implement changes that improvement service delivery and outcomes for residents
  • Ability to plan allocate and delegate work appropriately

The ideal candidate will have these personal qualities

  • Ability to be flexible with regard to working hours
  • Ability to inspire professionalism
  • Ability to be flexible with regard to working hours
  • Builds effective and credible relationships both internally and externally
  • Works collaboratively with others sharing ideas and information at all times
  • Effectively builds trust with a consistent approach between actions and words
  • Has the ability to raise standards through innovation and new ideas
  • Will take responsibility for issues and resolve them
  • Able to cope in difficult situations with tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to build rapport and positively influence others
  • Ability to inspire professionalism

The following is preferred but not essential

  • Evidence of personal and professional development
  • Experience of working in the care home environment
  • Experience of working with individuals with dementia
  • IT Literate

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Senior Care Assistants Nights

Job Details

  • Salary: £25k - £35k
  • Location: Bishops Stortford
  • Category: Care Homes
  • Close Date: 31st July 2021
  • Published: 24th May 2021

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