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Senior Care Assistant

Reference

PRI24558

Location

Preston Private, Midgery Lane, Fulwood, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 9 SX

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time

Salary

£9.00 p/h

Hours

22 hours

Job Advert Role Description

*****Senior Care Assistant****

Are you a passionate Care Assistant looking to take the next step in your career? Or are you an experienced Senior Care Assistant/team leader looking for your next challenge?

We at Priory Adult Care are currently looking for enthusiastic Senior Care Assistant to join our facility situated on the outskirts of Preston.

Preston Private (formerly part of Amore Care) is a care home designed for older people requiring residential and nursing care, and is finished to a high standard. Our dedicated team ensure we meet the resident’s individual care and social needs. Situated in Fulwood, Preston, the home offers a modern and supportive environment with en-suite bedrooms, relaxing lounge areas and its own immaculate gardens which provide residents with a lovely space to enjoy. Each bedroom and lounge is designed to ensure comfort and safety. The friendly and welcoming décor helps residents to feel at home. There is an open visiting policy and families and friends are always welcome.

The role of Senior Care Assistant will be both varied and rewarding. Your duties will include: carrying out medication administration, personal care, supervisions of support teams, supporting the Unit Manager with developing and implementing support plans and audits . There will also be involvement around staffing; coaching and mentoring of current staff, inducting and training of new starters and shift planning.

The ideal candidate will have at least 1 years’ experience working within a similar role and will be expected to hold at least a NVQ/QCF level 2 in Health and Social Care and will be willing to progress through Career Pathways to complete their Level 3 NVQ/QCF in Health and Social Care. This is a great opportunity for an ambitious individual looking to develop further; the Priory group can offer further NVQ/QCF qualifications to management level (Level 5), a full mandatory training program, including medication training if required.

The role comes with structured careers pathway and opportunity to progress not only within the role at Preston private but within Priory Adult Care group as well.

What we’d like to give you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • 28 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • SMART Childcare Vouchers
  • SMART Pension options

Division DBS info

Career Pathways

As a Priory Group employee, you’ll be able to chart your long-term career along defined pathways (from Support Worker to CEO), each path providing you a fulfilling work environment and support from a world class organisation to achieve your professional goals. We want to invest in you to achieve the next step in your career, so you can continue to make a difference in people’s lives.

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date

31/12/2018