Blackwater Mill Residential Home based in Newport, Isle of Wight, is looking for experienced & compassionate Senior Carers. We are looking for a Senior Carer to work on Days plus a Senior Carer to work on Nights.
SUMMARY OF THE ROLE
A senior carer normally has worked previously as a care assistant and is now ready to take on more responsibility. You will still work closely with the vulnerable adults and deliver hands on care but you will also be leading and guiding a team of carers. You will build solid relationships and trust with the vulnerable service users, sometimes in challenging situations. You will be trained in more advanced aspects of care such as medication administration and more documentation.
· NVQ 3 or equivalent (or at least working towards)
· An excellent level of English
· A warm & friendly personality
· A good communicator
· Able to use initiative
· Able to lead a team
· Keen to take on responsibility