Senior Care Assistant – Albemarle

“Spring” into action and apply to be a Senior Care Assistant with the HICA Group today!

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:

  • £12.50 per hour
  • 36 hours per week
  • Days – 12 hour shifts
  • Working on a rota covering 7 days per week (every other weekend)
  • £500 welcome bonus (£250 to be paid at 2 milestones).

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
  • 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
  • Prepare, administer, store, record and order medication

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
  • 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
  • Cycle to Work scheme and other salary sacrifice benefits
  • Retail, supermarket, holiday, entertainment & cinema discounts
  • Paid induction and training

Additional Information:

Albemarle is a two-storey residential home with a lift for access to the first floor. We have three lounges for relaxing, entertaining and socialising. We also have three different areas of enclosed garden; one area having a greenhouse and vegetable planters that service users enjoy.

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.