Senior Care Assistant

Salary:
£20000 - £20000 per annum 
Job Type:
Permanent 
Location:
Norfolk 
Sector:
Social Care 
Job Ref:
28/09RapRes_1601289830 

Are you a talented Senior Care Assistant, or are you striving to be one?

Can you demonstrate that you have experience of community support, maybe from a domiciliary background?

If so, then you could be perfect for my client.

Please note: In this position you’ll be required to work some weekends and occasionally work some shifts in unsociable hours.

The Role:

In the Senior Care Assistant role you will be primarily responsible for providing a responsive flexible service to clients and their families, supporting them safely within their own homes. you will be part of a rapid response team providing support to clients and their families at short notice in the event of staff illness or absence.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Supporting people of all ages, with a wide variety of needs and personalities
  • Completing contingency risk assessments, assessments and risk assessments for new and existing customers and emergency packages of care to maintain a ‘rapid response’ to customer need and ensure high quality support
  • Maintaining accurate records on in house systems, to support with patient and family carer case management and contribute to contractual reporting requirements

This is a field-based role covering the Norfolk region, so if field-based work doesn’t suit you please do not apply.

The Candidate:

To be considered for the Senior Care Assistant role you will need to possess direct experience of community support, maybe from a domiciliary background. We also need you to have prior experience of providing hands on Care and Support to vulnerable clients.

Additionally, it’s crucial that you possess a NVQ level 2 in health & social care as a minimum.

Is that you? If so, send us your CV.

However, you must possess a full driving licence to be considered for this position, so please do not apply if you do not have one.

The Package:

The basic salary for the Senior Care Assistant role is £20,000 per annum for the perfect candidate.

You’ll also get the additional benefit of 28 days annual leave as well as the option to buy and sell annual leave with the role.

The Company:

They’ve been around for 30 plus years and they are a caring charity who support carers and their families in the area. their homecare support adults and older people with almost any condition or disability, including being elderly and frail or having cancer or a palliative illness.

They’re a company that people enjoy working for because they provide ongoing training and professional development and are a dedicated, longstanding charity.

Think that this Senior Care Assistant role is right for you? Then we’d love to hear from you.

Just click the ‘Apply Now’ button, send us your CV and we’ll consider you for the first round of interviews.

You could be perfect for this Senior Care Assistant position if you’ve previously worked either as a Care Assistant or as a Support Worker within a community setting.

Coburg Banks Health and Social Care specialise in recruiting Care Managers, Care Co-ordinators and Senior Carers within Residential care, Domiciliary care, Supported living and Nursing across the UK. We would welcome the opportunity to help you in your career, so please send a copy of your CV into us. If you know of other people who are currently looking for a new career within the Health and Care Sector please refer them to us.

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