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Senior Care Assistant in Bournemouth at Agincare

Date Posted: 10/6/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-time
  • Location:
    Bournemouth
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/6/2020

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Care Assistant

Reference Number: 009917

Area: Bournemouth / Region: Dorset

Basic Salary: £9.50

Bonus: Excellent benefits                                      


Job Description

In 2019 we were recognised by Indeed as the #1 care provider in the UK to work for and #3 overall for privately owned companies.

You can earn up to £9.50 per hour as a Senior Care Assistant working nights in Blenheim Care Home.

A variety of shift patterns for Senior Care Assistants available:

  • Full time (36 hours per week)

What we offer our Senior Care Assistants:

  • Fully funded professional development
  • Have a voice to share your ideas to improve and develop the service
  • Free DBS
  • Contracted hours
  • Excellent career progression

You will also benefit from the following exciting offers:

  • National Health Discount Scheme (up to 60% off high street names)
  • Blue Light discount package (superb discounts on travel, leisure, entertainment and more)
  • EAP - Employee Assistance Program (offering support for employees and their families) 
  • Internal competitions to wins prizes such as vouchers, holidays, extra annual leave

You’ll also have the opportunity to join our Care Training Programme, a 12-15-month course where you’ll gain qualifications in care which are equal to 7 GCSE’s! If you don’t have a GCSE in Maths or English, you’ll also gain these too.

You will be expected to:

  • Report any concerns relating to significant changes in residents’ health
  • Contribute to / carry out care and support plan reviews
  • Lead the Healthcare and Higher Healthcare team 
  • Adhere to the Home’s system designed to assess the risk of, and to prevent, detect and control the spread of infection
  • Ensure all aspects of the Home’s environment are clean and tidy
  • Administer residents’ medication in line with the Home’s policies and procedures
  • Respond to the emergency / call bell system quickly, assessing the situation, dealing with or gaining assistance to efficiently deal with all circumstances
  • Assist with setting up the rota for all staff and to assist in the covering of shifts due to unexpected absences / holidays etc.
  • Support the Registered Care Home Manager to assess and monitor the quality of the services provided by obtaining information for audit purposes when requested.
  • To support the Registered Care Home Manager to assess and monitor the quality of the services provided by obtaining information for audit purposes when requested.
  • To ensure the Company’s complaints policy and procedures are followed when dealing with any concerns or complaints raised by residents or visitors to the Home.
  • To work within the structure of the Health and Social Care Act 2008, associated regulations and other legislation in order to deliver care to the highest standards. To work in accordance with Local Authority Social Service contract specification.
  • To perform other such duties commensurate with the nature and level of the post as may be reasonably required.

Job Requirements

You must have:

  • A caring nature and desire to make a difference in someone’s life
  • Previous experience in a Social Care setting
  • Excellent communication and customer skills, at all levels
  • NVQ3 or above or other professional qualification in Care
  • The right to work in the UK
  • A good level of English – both written and spoken
  • Approachable and supportive to individuals

About Us

  • Family business that has been providing reliable and professional care since 1986
  • One of the largest care groups in England with over 3500 staff
  • 90% of our customers rate us as excellent or great

Find out more about why Agincare is a great company to work for and the different care home jobs, home care jobs and live-in care jobs currently available.