Senior Care Assistant - Maidstone

Ref: 430 Date Posted: Monday 30 May 2022
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Venrec are pleased to be recruiting on behalf of our client for a Senior Carer to join their friendly Residential Care Home in Maidstone 

A successful candidate will have the following skills and experience: 

  • Level 3 Diploma/NVQ in Health and Social Care or equivalent 
  • Experience administering medication
  • Experience caring for individuals in a health care setting, including completing personal care and understanding dementia and mental health needs
  • Experience leading and managing a team
  • A kind, compassionate and patient nature
  • Understanding CQC national minimum standards and key care principles 

The role entails:

  • Leading a team of care workers to ensure that the best possible care is provided 
  • Administering medication to residents and passing 3 monthly medication assessments 
  • Providing personal care to residents 
  • Making accurate notes on any: incidents, accidents and any safeguarding issues, and ensuring that the management team are always informed. 
  • Assisting any visitors including: Doctors, district nurses etc. 
  • Respecting the dignity of the residents
  • Dealing with doctors and relaying information back to the resident and the residents family.
  • Supervising your team.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a friendly and supportive home where there is the opportunity to develop and progress.