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Night Senior Carer (Dunmore, Newton Abbot)

Dunmore Residential Home in Newton Abbot is looking for a brilliant, experienced night Senior to join the team, working full time hours. 

Dunmore Residential Home is looking for kind and compassionate full time Night Senior Care Assistants to join the care team. We currently have vacancies on days and nights.

SUMMARY OF THE ROLE

As a Night Senior Care Assistant, you will work with vulnerable adults to help them live their lives to the full wherever they are able. It is the ultimate ‘people job’ – you will build solid relationships and trust with the vulnerable service users, sometimes in challenging situations.

Your daily routine will be varied. Your role will involve supervising and inspiring a team of dedicated Care Assistants alongside the Team Leaders. You can also expect to support the Team Leaders in a specific area, such as medication, assessments, care plans or care reviews. This will include encouraging them to participate in activities and community support where required.

A Senior Care Assistant plays a major role in creating a happy and caring environment adopting a totally flexible approach and attitude to the challenges of the post. You will support service users with dignity, empathy and respect and you will promote independence, inclusion and stimulation at all times.

We will train you in all aspects of care and ensure that your training is up to date and refreshed regularly. There is opportunity to progress up to a Team Leader role if you really thrive as a Senior Care Assistant.

ABOUT YOU:

· You should have an NVQ Level 3 or Advanced Diploma in Health & Social Care or Level 2 and willing to work towards Level 3

· A good level of English

· A warm & friendly personality

· A good communicator

· Able to use initiative

· Able to work in a team as well as on your own at times

· Reliable