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Senior Carer (Dunmore, Newton Abbot)

Dunmore Residential Home in Newton Abbot is looking for passionate and confident Senior Carers, working on days, to join and help lead the care team.

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 care documentation.

ABOUT YOU:

  • NVQ 3 or equivalent (at least NVQ 3 with view to start NVQ 3 asap)
  • An excellent level of English – written and spoken
  • A warm & friendly personality
  • A good communicator
  • Able to use initiative
  • Able to lead a team
  • Keen to take on responsibility