Senior Care Assistant - FT

5 months ago(11/08/2017 5:32 AM)
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Gracewell of Camberley
UK-Blackwater, Camberley


Pay rates of up to £10.50 per hour plus fantastic benefits!


Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity?


We are looking for a senior carer with experience in care homes. Someone who can lead a shift, ensure that everything is running smoothly. Have good knowledge of elderly care.  Experience with dealing with weight loss, residents living with dementia, pressure area care. Someone who takes initiative and is well organised. The senior will be the link between the nurses and the carers. Have to show leadership, know how to lead by example. Can coach and teach new care staff. Help them through their inductions. Provide mini module training sessions on good practices. Do supervisions with care staff. All this whilst still proving personal care to our residents as that will still be their main function – they will also work alongside the carers on the floor on a daily basis. This is very much a hands on job and not an office/paperwork position. Good record keeping needed. Preferably done medication dispensing before. Someone who is comfortable talking to GP’s and other healthcare professionals.


  • NVQ 2/3 in Health and Social Care desirable or a willingness to undertake the qualification
  • One year experience in long term care or assisted living or home health preferred
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Possesses effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrates good judgment, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Ability to react calmly in emergency situations and be considerate
  • Exhibits a caring and compassionate attitude while articulating true concern for people
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Medication administration training or/and a willingness to undertake training if required
  • Demonstration of proficiency in computer skills, Microsoft Office (Windows, Outlook, Excel)





What we do is vitally important: caring for people, providing beautiful, safe and comfortable homes for them to live in and supporting them in their future lives. We encourage our residents to retain their independence wherever possible and our homes are a vital, thriving part of the local community.

Working with Gracewell means that you will have an important role to play, with particular responsibilities and duties. You'll be part of a great team of dedicated people who have chosen to work with us because they love what they do and believe they can make a real and positive difference to the lives of our residents.

We recognise that it is the small details and personal attention that makes all the difference; knowing that each resident in our care has special interests, that their life story is unique and often incredible, and that we can help them to continue to cherish their family, friends and important memories.

At Gracewell Healthcare we offer our employees a competitive salary and benefit package, a Gracewell uniform and a comprehensive induction programme prior to welcoming our residents to their new home in the spring.



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