Senior Care Assistant

Senior Care Assistant

Salary: £12.13 weekday and £12.41 weekend (per hour)

Location: St. Albans

Close Date: 31st July 2024

Published: 8th April 2024

B&M Care is a private residential and specialist dementia care provider that operates a 26-care home portfolio in Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Northamptonshire. Underpinned by the group’s aspirational model of care – ‘Rose Model of Dementia Care’ – B&M Care has established a benchmark standard for delivering exceptional care that reflects the everyday rhythms of life. B&M Care is dedicated to perfecting its level of care through continual innovation, the highest standards of person-centred practice and you – the future of B&M Care.

St Matthews Care Home, part of the B&M Care Group in Redbourn is looking for a Senior Care Assistant to support the Home Manager, Deputy Manager and Assistant Manager in all aspects of the home’s management.

Duties and responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • To assist the Manager, Deputy Manager and Assistant Manager in the running of the home in an efficient and caring manner in their absence.
  • Ensure a walking handover is carried out and that all residents are accounted for at the start and the end of the shift.
  • Ensure that all staff contribute to the best of their ability to the efficient running of the home and the creation of the right atmosphere and leading by example.
  • Support with the training and development of all staff and supporting the in-house training programme is both implemented and monitored to a high standard.
  • Support residents with all aspects of personal care whilst maintaining and promoting independence.
  • Support residents to use the environment in accordance with their care plan and to have an understanding of the Mobile Care Monitoring System (MCM).
  • Support and promote all aspects of personal care with dignity and respect.

Essential Skills, Characteristics and Experience:

  • Minimum of NVQ 2 working towards NVQ Level 3 or above.
  • Ability to lead, motivate and mentor staff and to be a team player.
  • Communicate and interact effectively with both residents and staff.

Our Commitment to You:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • £1.00 hourly rate enhancement for working contracted hours
  • Free uniform (provided)
  • Wellbeing Support Line (available to all members of staff)
  • Flexible working within a supportive environment
  • Long Service Awards
  • B&M Care’s Golden Rose Staff Recognition Awards
  • Industry-envied training and in-house Leadership Pathway Programme
  • Support & career development
  • Holiday
  • Enhanced Bank Holiday pay
  • Statutory Sick Pay
  • Auto-Enrolment Pension

Additional benefits for new starters to end of April 2023:

£250 introduction payment for the new starter and referer
£1.25 hourly rate enhancement for overtime hours
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Senior Care Assistant

Job Details

  • Salary: Up to £25k
  • Location: St. Albans
  • Category: Care Homes
  • Close Date: 31st July 2024
  • Published: 8th April 2024