Location: Brooke House

Job Description

Prestwick Care is a successful family run business in the North-East of England and we are currently recruiting for a Senior Care Assistant to work (Full-Time/Part-Time) at (Home Name). This is an amazing opportunity for a Care Assistant who is looking for that next step in their career to join Prestwick Care at an exciting time of growth for the Company.

Brooke House is located in Denton, just outside of Newcastle. It is a state-of-the-art care home which offers stunning views of the whole of the Tyne Valley to its residents. Its spacious and luxurious accommodation gives the sense of comfort and opulence to its residents and families.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the provision of care
  • Ensure residents retain their dignity and individuality
  • Act as a role model for the other care staff
  • Build up good relationships with the residents
  • To assist residents to carry out their activities of daily living e.g. washing, dressing, eating and bathing.
  • Dispense medication and ensure correct recording of all relevant information relating to medication (after satisfactory completion of the Safe Handling of Medicines course).
  • Complete, observe & review care planning needs for residents
  • Complete and maintain accurate and legible records as instructed and in line with the Company’s policies and procedures.

What we are looking for:

  • Previous experience within the care industry OR genuine interest in working in the care environment
  • Great communication skills both written and verbal
  • Willingness to participate in Vocational Training Programmes
  • Satisfactory DBS check, and check against the ISA List (where applicable)

Why should you apply?

  • Full training package
  • Increasing portfolio of experience within the homes
  • Supportive environment
  • Staff Leisure Discount Card

Please don’t miss out on this opportunity, apply with your CV today!

To assist in the provision of care and work as part of a team to achieve required standards. You will ensure residents retain their dignity and individuality and be involved in the general activities of the Care Home. We require individuals who have a genuine interest in working within a caring environment.

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