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Senior Care Assistant

Job Description

We have exciting opportunities for Senior Care Assistants to work within Marsh House Residential Care Home, a 33 bed residential care home set in a stunning rural location in the Leyland area.

As the Senior Care Assistant, you will be tasked with managing the care team within the Home and ensuring that care staff are adhering to CQC guidelines whilst providing exceptional levels of care to residents.  You will promote and deliver high standards of care and supervise and instruct less experienced staff to enable them to fully contribute to the care provided within the Home.

The Senior Care Assistant’s Benefits Package includes:-

  • Career development opportunities

  • Excellent work environment

  • Paid DBS

  • Free parking

  • Free uniform

  • 5.6 weeks of paid annual leave

  • Pension scheme


Full time or part time day or night shifts are available on a rota basis.


Job Requirements

As a Senior Care Assistant, you must have excellent communication and written skills and have previous experience working within an elderly care setting.


Self-motivated, resilient and well-organised, you will be a team player but able to work on your own initiative. You will be dependable, able to work well under pressure and flexible to meet the needs of the residents and the Home.


To be considered for the post of Senior Care Assistant, you must have previous supervisory experience within a care/nursing home setting and experience of working with the elderly. An NVQ level 3 in health & social care is essential along with a dedicated passion for providing exceptional care.


Can you show us how you would treat our residents, for whom our home is their home, with the dignity and respect they have a right to expect?


If you have the right values for our family run Company, you will be supported by a programme of induction, training and development via the Dovehaven Training Academy.


An enhanced DBS certificate is required for this role.


This company is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of people using our services and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.