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Ref: SCA/01/2017

Senior Care Assistant

  • Coleraine Area
  • Not disclosed
  • Not disclosed
  • Updated 17/01/2017
  • Geraldine Doherty
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Description

The Senior Care Assistant works under the direct supervision of the Staff Nurses and undertakes tasks and duties delegated by the Staff Nurses or the Nurse Manager

 

Job Title: Senior Care Assistant

Senior Care Assistant 

Full Time

Salary: £8.00 per hour

Reporting: Staff Nurse

Basic Function: 

  • The Senior Care Assistant works under the direct supervision of the Staff
  • Nurses and undertakes tasks and duties delegated by the Staff Nurses or the
  • Nurse Manager.  They will be responsible for administering medications to
  • residential patients and work collaboratively with the overall care team to
  • meet the needs of residents, following policy and procedures while providing
  • supervision to more junior staff.

Essential Criteria:

  • Have a minimum of 1 years experience in a caring role
  • Willingness to build a successful and professional team providing good leadership and support for all staff
  • Ability to work set hours, flexible to meet the needs of the organisation
  • Desirable Criteria:
  • NVQ in Care
  • Previous experience of distributing medications
  • Knowledge of RQIA Regulations

Skills:

  • Commitment to The Macklin Care Homes Mission, Vision and Core Values
  • Core Values - Treat People Really Well, Continuous Development, Trust and Dedication.
  • Priorities - Our Teams, Our Residents, Our Community, Our Future
  • Ability to effectively manage and develop a care team
  • Ability to deliver a high standard of resident care
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • Ability to communicate and listen, ability to work co-operatively with other staff
  • Ability to work under pressure and use own initiative
  • High standard of personal presentation
  • Attention to detail

Please click here to view full job description 

Closing Date: Friday 20th January 

To apply please click on the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to the company website


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