Senior Care Assistant – The Wolds

Blossom into a new career with The HICA Group today and become a Senior Health Care Assistant!

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
  • 44 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
  • Prepare, administer, store, record and order medication
  • Personal care (washing, dressing, oral hygiene)
  • Maintain and develop professional relations with families
  • Reporting any safeguarding concerns
  • Review care plans
  • 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:

  • On-the-spot voucher recognition scheme £000s awarded every month
  • Techsave loans scheme opened twice a year
  • 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
  • In-house lottery with £0000s to be won every month
  • £500 rewards for every friend or family referral
  • Access to funded qualifications and internal career progression
  • Team Leader Development Programme
  • Paid induction and training

Additional Information:

The Wolds Care Centre has been designed around a Community Hub. The home has the luxury of a café, garden room, shop, cinema, activity room, a multi activities room, library with WI-FI and internet access, and a sensory room. Residents can also enjoy the use of the on-site hair & beauty salon, where not only can they get their hair styled but also make use of the pedicure and reflexology services available. A multi-faith room is also provided which is used for regular services. A dedicated Activity Coordinator arranges for meaningful and engaging activities to be available daily, for everyone.

The home provides a home for life within its specialist dementia, nursing and residential care communities. All bedrooms are spacious, boasting their own en-suite with wet room and each room is furnished to a high standard. Residents and their families are invited to personalise their rooms, creating their own unique environment, reflecting the individuality of the occupier.

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.