Senior Care Assistant Day

Company Name:
Colne Place Residential Home
Location:
Colchester Essex
Department:
Senior Care Assistant
Salary Details:
£9.84/h to £10.04/h +£1.00 p/h Enhanced rate for hours over contracted
Vacancy Type:
Full time / Part time
Responsibilities
We are actively hiring for professional and experienced Senior Care Assistant to join our team on Days. 
*£9.84/h to £10.04/h +£1.00 p/h Enhanced rate for hours over contracted
 
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Answer Nurse Call system, giving assistance as required. Answer the door and telephone appropriately. Respond accordingly, and pass on messages promptly.
  • Carry out regular checks on Clients at intervals determined by senior Staff Members.
  • 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.
  • To participate, promote and engender the quality culture of Handsale Care Group by adhering to Quality Assurance Systems
Qualifications and Skills
  • NVQ OR above OR Equivalent in Health and Social Care
  • Satisfactory CRB / DBS checks
  • Experience / Qualification in care for relevant client category (Elderly Care)
 
Benefits:
  • Competitive rates of pay £9.84/h 
  • +increased rates for covering over weekend to £10.04/h
  • +£1.00 per hour Enhanced rate for hours over contracted
  • 28 days holiday entitlement
  • Additional courses and extra training to advance your careers and improve your skills
  • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme
  • 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.

 
Colne Place Care Home - Handsale Ltd
 
Located just 7 miles from Colchester, This purpose built 33-bed care home offers residential and respite care to elderly members of the community.