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) at Hillcrest Nursing Home. 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.
Hillcrest is set in the historic town of Alnwick. It offers beautifully landscaped gardens and provides the best in Nursing and Residential Care.
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
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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