• Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Salary: £12.42 - £14.42 per hour

Website Oakland Court

To work 12-hour shifts from 20:00 – 08:00, on a shift rota basis. Full or part-time positions available.

The hourly rate is £12.42 during the weekdays, £13.42 on weekends, and £14.42 for overtime.

The Role:

As part of the Senior Care Team and under the direct supervision of Registered Manager.

The Senior Care Assistant provides direct high-quality care to residents. Working 20:00 – 08:00 to ensure the right provisions of care are available in the home.

To respect the dignity, privacy, and choice of all residents and courtesy, actively engaging with them to create a stimulating and home from home environment.

Key responsibilities

  • Ensure all information relating to resident’s care plans reflects the care required and are relevant.
  • Ensure all documentation contained on Nourish is updated at the end of each shift and monitor the quality of recordings made by junior care staff.
  • Providing personal care, including toileting, bathing, dressing, and grooming.
  • Administering medication as prescribed and keeping accurate records.
  • Assisting with cleaning and tidying of the care home during the night shift.
  • Assist with the induction of new staff members.
  • Assist with the training of all grades of staff where    appropriate and identify any training which staff would find beneficial.
  • Maintain effective communications with residents and relatives and all involved in the decisions about their care.
  • Liaise with all care professionals as part of an effective multi-disciplinary approach to care.
  • Mentor staff and act as a role model through your work, approach, and professional behaviour.
  • Carry out supervisions with the identified group of staff Identifying risks involved in work activities (in relation to both resident’s and staff) and undertake them in a way that manages the risks.
  • Use and encourage others to adopt appropriate infection control procedures.
  • To   ensure the Home Manager is aware of accidents and incidents and complete the appropriate documentation.
  • Notify the home manager of any deficiencies and shortages of equipment or supplies.
  • Ensure faulty or defective equipment is removed from use and reported appropriately for repairs to be carried out.
  • Report/Handover welfare updates of residents to care staff and pass on instructions to other members of staff.
  • Ensuring staff are aware of daily changes in a resident’s condition or treatment by communicating changes to other members of staff at the home.
  • Ensure relevant information about residents are included in the handover at the beginning and end of each shift.
  • Maintain personal contact with residents throughout your  working shift.
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings as required.
  • Attend training as required by the Home Manager.
  • Assist in the delivery of training for other staff in line with experience and skill levels.
  • Ensure your own actions support equality, diversity and act in ways that recognise the importance of people’s rights, interpreting them in a way that is consistent with procedures.
  • Respect the privacy, dignity, needs and beliefs of residents, family members and staff.
  • Understand basic legal and communication issues regarding abuse, family violence, vulnerable adults, substance abuse and addictive behaviour.

About You:

Hold NVQ/QCF Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care and/or be willing to work towards higher levels of vocational qualifications if required. You will need to have the ability to understand the needs of the residents, be compassionate and work well as part of a team.

We offer:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Higher rates of pay for experienced & qualified staff
  • Enhanced rates of pay for working weekends, Bank Holidays and overtime
  • Sick pay benefit scheme
  • Paid breaks
  • Healthcare benefits
  • Paid DBS checks
  • Blue Light discount package (superb discounts on travel, leisure, entertainment and more)
  • Uniforms provided
  • Performance bonuses
  • Paid induction and training time
  • On-the-job development
  • Support with the Care Certificate
  • Supervision, team, and appraisal meetings
  • Qualifications sponsorship and support
  • Career pathways
  • Pension contributions
  • Long service award
  • Refer a friend scheme.

To Apply:

If you feel you are a suitable candidate and would like to work for Oakland Care Group, then please do not hesitate to apply.

Right To Work In The UK:

To be able to work in the UK, you either need to be a British Citizen, have settled or pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme, or a passport which shows either:

  • indefinite leave to enter or remain in the UK
  • no time limit to your stay in the UK
  • a certificate of entitlement to the Right of Abode
  • exemption from immigration control

To be able to work in the UK without any of these, you will need a business who has a licence to sponsor overseas applicants from the UK Government’s Home Office to be willing to offer you a role and sponsorship. They are only able to offer a limited amount of places to those requiring sponsorship for a Visa to those presently living in the UK, but not for those who presently reside outside of the UK.

Further infomation link: recruitment-and-career

To apply for this job email your details to business.admin@oaklandcare.co.uk.