Night Senior Care Assistant – Hampden House

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Hampden House is a 66-bed purpose-built nursing home located within the prestigious Duchy Estate. The home provides the highest level of facilities and services from personal and nursing care, short-stays and end-of-life care.

The company is unable to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role. You will be required to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK.

Pay & Hours:

  • Rate of Pay – £14 per hour
  • £500 welcome bonus (£250 to be paid at 2 milestones)
  • Hours of Work – 36.75 hours, split over three shifts a week on nights
  • Shift Pattern – 8pm – 8am, working to a rota covering 7 days per week (every other weekend)

The Role:

You will oversee the care team and ensure the safe delivery of care, support and medication with all standards met during your shift. You will be fully supported by both the Deputy and Residential Manager. Main responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Coach and mentor new and existing staff
  • Review care plans
  • Prepare, administer, store, record and order medication
  • Personal care (washing, dressing, oral hygiene)
  • Maintain and develop professional relations with families
  • Reporting any safeguarding concerns
  • Promote independence of our residents at all times to improve their quality of life

About you:

  • Have an NVQ Level 2 in Care however this is not essential as our Team Leader Development Programme will support those wanting to take the next step in their career
  • Be confident in supervising others and be able to manage/prioritise workloads
  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • Have a positive attitude.

Rewards & Benefits:

  • Paid breaks
  • On-the-spot voucher recognition scheme £000s awarded every month
  • Techsave loans scheme opened twice a year
  • In-house lottery with £0000s to be won every month
  • £500 rewards for every friend or family referral
  • Cycle to Work scheme and other salary sacrifice benefits
  • Retail, supermarket, holiday, entertainment & cinema discounts
  • Discounted local & national gym memberships, plus FREE on-demand workouts and classes available to stream in your living room
  • Access to low cost saving plans and loans
  • Hospital and Death Benefit plans at discounted prices
  • Employee assistance programme & access to free counselling
  • Free parking
  • Access to funded qualifications and internal career progression
  • Team Leader Development Programme
  • Paid induction and training.

About us:

Providing ‘exceptional care for the individual’ is at the centre of our ethos, where quality of life is as important as quality of care.

We believe that residents should be given the freedom to choose how they live their lives wherever possible. We involve residents, and were appropriate their families, in the development of individual care plans, tailored to the needs of each particular resident.

Whatever the length of their stay, our mission is to ensure that all residents enjoy the best quality of life possible. Care is as much about providing outstanding personal and nursing care as it is about ensuring that the individual feels safe, secure, valued and happy.

The HICA Group is a ‘Not for Profit’ organisation providing a range of care services to elderly clients and people with learning difficulties, across a range of services, including our care homes, residential settings and in the community.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.