Senior Care Assistant Flexible

Company Name:
Silver Trees Care Home
Location:
Bristol North Somerset
Department:
Senior Care Assistant
Salary Details:
£10.25 per hour + £1.00 enhanced rate for hours worked above contracted
Vacancy Type:
Flexible
Responsibilities
We are currently seeking Senior Care Assistant to cover day & night shift hours per week
 
  • Ensure the highest possible levels of care are maintained by supporting/assisting Clients, when required, with all aspects of daily living.
  • Support training and supervision of junior and new Staff Members in all aspects of their work in the Care Centre, under the supervision of senior Staff Members.
  • Assist Clients in all aspects of their care needs (e.g. physical, emotional, and spiritual).Provide supervision and attention when needed, ensuring Clients retain their comfort and dignity.
  • Pay particular attention to assisting Clients who have limited mobility or physical / learning difficulties making the best use of aids provided.
  • Closely monitor Clients who may be confused and/or who have behavioral problems.
  • Assist in the promotion of continence.
  • Assist in the delivery of care for Clients who are dying or who have a progressive illness. Assist with last offices.
  • Complete, observe, & review care planning needs for Clients, and complete written daily records as instructed and in line with the Company’s policies and procedures.
  • Assist in framework of social activities by interacting with Clients and helping them continue with hobbies and activities in the Care Centre.
  • Answer Nurse Call system, giving assistance as required. Answer the door and telephone appropriately. Respond accordingly, and pass on messages promptly.
  • Report on well-being of Clients and liaise with GPs and Support Managers etc.
  • Carry out regular checks on Clients at intervals determined by senior Staff Members.
  • Make Visitors feel welcome. Provide refreshments/assistance as and when required.
  • Make and change beds, ensuring that rooms are clean and tidy, and commodes are empty, in line with the Care Centre’s disposal of waste policy. Ensure the Care Centre’s resources are used appropriately.
Qualifications and Skills
  • NVQ Level 3 or above OR Equivalent in Health and Social Care
  • Experience / Qualification in the Safe Handling of Medicines
 
Benefits
  • Competitive rates of pay (£10.25 hourly)
  • +£1.00 per hour Enhanced rate for over Full Time Equivalent hours worked
  • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme
  • Excellent training and support
  • 28 days Holiday Entitlement
  • Established, Reputable, Forward Thinking Employer
About The Company

About Handsale Ltd:

Handsale Ltd is a privately-owned healthcare company that currently owns and operates Eight care homes across England, Wales and Scotland. Founded in 1988 as a family business, Handsale has proudly maintained its family owned and operated structure to this day. Handsale has over 30 years’ experience in healthcare and is a well-respected group in the industry. The Company operates 523 beds and employs over 650 people. Each Handsale care home is exactly that – a home. They are all situated in carefully chosen areas where their residents can continue to lead fulfilling lives while feeling confident and secure.  The homes are run with an ethos based on quality, trust and support. Handsale prides itself on being an integral part of each of the communities it serves.

About Silver Trees Care:
The home caters 60 residents and offers Nursing and Residential care. We care for elderly and frail people including Cancer Care, Colitis & Crohn's Disease, Epilepsy, Hearing Impairment, Huntington's disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease and Stroke. Facility & Services we offer are Palliative Care, Day Care, Respite Care, Convalescent Care, and Separate EMI Unit.