Chaplin Lodge Care Home in Wickford currently seeking a Senior Care Assistant on a full time basis to join our hard working and dedicated team
Chaplin Lodge is a friendly, welcoming care home in Wickford, specialising in care for elderly people with residential and respite care needs. The team of staff within the home are also skilled in looking after individuals suffering from a form of dementia, Parkinson’s & Strokes.
The home is well-situated for those looking to achieve an independent lifestyle, being close to shops and other amenities including a swimming pool and local market. There is also access to various transport routes including a train station with direct links through to London.
Within the home they have a comfortable and restful interior which is excellent for relaxing and socialising. There are also a variety of activities for the residents to take part in and enjoy that are organised by an activities co-ordinator and there is also a regular gin-rummy club that is run by a local church group.
The Successful candidate will have previous experience as a Senior Carer and have experienced with taking responsibility for medication and care plans and will be able to liaise with external organisations ie hospitals, GPs, social services. You will be able to lead and supervise Care Assistants.
We are looking for exceptional individuals with the right attitude, skills and knowledge who share our passion to deliver the best quality care experience.
To apply for this role you must have the following:
•Genuine interest in working with the relevant Service Users group
•Good communication and organisation skills
•Confident team player
•Satisfactory Policy check and check against the SOVA list
•Ability to work on own initiative
•Willingness to participate in Vocational Training Program
•Previous experience of working with the relevant Service User Group
•NVQ level 3 in care
•Experience/Qualification in the safe Handling of medicines
In return for this we can offer you:
•Enhanced pay for Bank Holidays
•24 hour Telephone Employee Assistance Programme helpline
•Online discounted vouchers for several companies
•Opportunity for progression within the company
•Continuous support to maintain the training you need to deliver excellence
•On-going support from a motivated and committed Head Office and Regional Teams
•Refer a friend scheme
If you think you have the experience, skills and attitude then apply online today!