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Senior Healthcare Assistant

A fantastic new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Senior Healthcare Assistant to work in an excellent care home based in the St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex area.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers



This care home offers nursing and specialist nursing dementia care within a friendly home environment.

Every detail of the home is created to enhance the independence and dignity of residents and to foster a community of friendship





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*To be considered for this position you must hold at least an NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care and willing to work towards Level 3

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As a Senior Healthcare Assistant your key duties include:



  • You will lead and inspire a team of committed care assistants

  • To provide the highest quality of care to our residents enabling them to live later life well

  • Supporting residents with personal care needs and helping them to take part in a wide range of activities that support their health and wellbeing

  • You will administer medication and maintain clear and accurate records



The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:



  • Passionate about caring for older people

  • Experience in a similar environment

  • Have experience leading, coaching and motivating a team to deliver high quality care

  • Have a kind, warm and caring nature and be able to work well as part of a team

  • Ability to use your own initiative

  • Patience, communication and listening skills are equally important

  • Maintaining accurate records, time management and prioritising tasks will also be strengths



The successful Senior Healthcare Assistant will receive an excellent salary of £14.39 per hour and the annual salary is £29,182.92 per annum.

This exciting position is a permanent full time role for 39 hours a week working through day shifts.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:



  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays) and an option to buy annual leave

  • Life assurance

  • A discount scheme which includes savings with retail stores and online purchases

  • Access to a number of nationally recognised training courses and qualifications

  • Genuine career progression and development opportunities

  • Employee assistance programme including free counselling and legal advice

  • Access to chaplaincy and pastoral support

  • Access to wellbeing resources

  • Recommend a friend scheme

  • Family friendly policies

  • Long service awards

  • Free uniform and DBS check

  • Healthcare scheme at competitive rates



Reference ID: 6578


To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV