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Senior Healthcare Assistant

  • Location

    Orpington

  • Sector:

    Health & Social Care

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    9 - 12 Per Hour

  • Contact:

    Swanley

  • Contact email:

    vicki.skopila@swanstaff.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01322 474655

  • Job ref:

    SWA/VS/SHCA/194

  • Consultant:

    Swanley

Swanstaff Swanley are currently seeking Senior Healthcare assistants for our client based in Orpington . Our client is looking for Senior Care Assistants for days & nights.

We are looking for staff with a minimum of NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care, staff with experience of shift leading, administering medication & MARS chart competency.

Job title:Senior Healthcare Assistant

Location:Orpington

Rate of pay:£9.00 - £12.00 per hour

The Role of a Senior Healthcare Assistant:

Within this role your responsibilities will include:

  • Acting as team leader throughout the shift alongside a team of care assistants
  • Administering medication reading from a MARS chart
  • Successfully documenting all medication given using the MARS chart
  • Supporting the care staff with care for the residents when needed throughout the night
  • Support with feeding if needed
  • One to one support
  • Providing personal care following care plans provided by the home
  • General Care and answering call bells when needed
  • Providing a hand over to the morning shift leader before the end of your shift

Requirements of a Senior Care Assistant:

  • To be eligible for this role you must have a minimum of 6 months experience in healthcare as a Healthcare Assistant, Support Worker, Senior Carer, Domiciliary Carer or Home Carer. A DBS is required, if you do not hold a valid DBS we can arrange this for you at your registration appointment.
  • We require you to hold a minimum of an NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social care and have in date medication training.
  • NCFE level 2 in medication is preferred.

If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Vicki from our Swanley team!