Senior Care Assistant

Senior Care Assistant

Salary: £10.62 - £11.58 per hour

Location: Watford

Close Date: 30th April 2024

Published: 1st August 2023

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.

Montrose Care Home in Watford is looking for a Senior Care Assistant (Day and Night Shifts Available) to support the Home Manager, Deputy Manager and Assistant Manager in all aspects of the home’s management as well as be accountable for the home and the residents, and to create a calm and secure atmosphere throughout the night.

Duties and responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • To help all junior and domestic staff contribute to the best of their ability to ensure the efficient running of the home.
  • To assist in the promotion of mental and physical activity of residents, participating in all forms of occupational therapy.
  • Be able to demonstrate knowledge of all records required by CQC.
  • To ensure the home is safe and secure.
  • To ensure regular checks are carried out throughout the night for each resident’s individual needs (in relation to the home’s guidelines and policies).
  • Be aware of all emergency contact and procedures, in particular ‘missing persons’, Fire, and Health & Safety.
  • To ensure that all night documentation is completed and signed for.

Please Note: the night duty is a waking duty. You are expected to perform either care duties or assist with cleaning duties throughout the duration of the entire night shift.

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 referrer
  • £1.25 hourly rate enhancement for overtime hours
  • Blue Light Card to access 15,000+ discounts from large national retailers
     
Senior Care Assistant

Job Details

  • Salary: £25k - £35k
  • Location: Watford
  • Category: Care Homes
  • Close Date: 30th April 2024
  • Published: 1st August 2023