Senior Carer (Internal Applications Only)

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The Place Care

Senior Carer (Internal Applications Only)

We are looking for a Senior Carer to professionally and thoughtfully deliver care during any span of duty, ensuring that a safe, effective and efficient care service is maintained which meets the needs of our residents. To provide care to residents in accordance with their individually assessed needs to a high standard.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Client Care:
    • Assist clients with personal care activities such as bathing, dressing, grooming, and toileting.
    • Support clients with mobility, transferring, and positioning.
    • Monitor clients’ health and report any changes or concerns to the Agency Manager and relevant healthcare professionals.
    • Administer medications according to prescribed routines, ensuring accurate and safe delivery.
    • Implement and follow individualised care plans to meet clients’ specific needs.
  2. Support and Supervision:
    • Provide guidance and support to junior care staff, ensuring high standards of care.
    • Lead shifts, delegating tasks and responsibilities as necessary.
    • Conduct training sessions and mentor new staff members.
    • Ensure compliance with care plans and individualised client care protocols.
  3. Emotional and Social Support:
    • Build and maintain positive relationships with clients, families, and healthcare professionals.
    • Encourage and facilitate social activities and interactions to enhance clients’ quality of life.
    • Provide emotional support and companionship to clients.
  4. Health and Safety:
    • Ensure that health and safety policies are adhered to, including infection control procedures.
    • Maintain a clean and safe environment for clients and staff.
    • Respond promptly to emergencies and incidents, providing appropriate care and reporting as required.
  5. Administrative Duties:
    • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of care provided.
    • Assist with care plan reviews and updates in collaboration with healthcare professionals.
    • Participate in staff meetings, training sessions, and performance reviews.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Experience:
    • Previous experience in a carer role, preferably in a residential or nursing home setting.
    • Experience in supervising or leading a team is desirable.
  • Education and Certification:
    • NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent.
    • Certification in medication administration.
  • Skills:
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Strong organisational and leadership abilities.
    • Compassionate, patient, and empathetic demeanour.
    • Ability to handle challenging situations with professionalism and sensitivity.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to perform physical tasks such as lifting, transferring, and assisting with mobility.
  • Stamina to handle long shifts and the physical demands of the role.

Working Conditions:

  • Shift-based work, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Working in various client settings, which may involve exposure to infections, chemicals, and other hazards.
  • Flexibility to travel to different client locations as required.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
  • Benefits package including: paid time off, and pension scheme.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression.

Offline Application

You can alternatively download the application form. To request the form please call us on: +44 20 4530 9167

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