Social Care

Senior Care Assistant

Full Time Permanent

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Brand New Care Home Now Recruiting its 2nd Staff Intake!!
We are looking for a friendly, passionate Senior Care Assistants to join our brand-new care home. We require someone who enjoys and wants to make a difference to elderly persons lives.
We are a leading provider of residential, nursing and EMI care homes within England, Scotland and Wales. We are a family run organisation who are big enough to innovate, however small enough to care. We have a passion for our colleagues and continually grow our Staff First approach ensuring our colleagues have the best environment to work in.
We have a range of Day and Night, FT & PT Positions available. 
Please visit our Facebook Page Priesty Fields Care Home to keep update to date with all the new and exciting progress the home made up to its grand opening.
Your Role
As a Senior Care Assistant you will be a champion for promoting high quality care, and show warmth and compassion to our residents and their families; helping to encourage independence and dignity and positively enhancing the lives of individuals in our care.
Responsibilities and Duties of Senior Care Assistant

Ensure the highest possible levels of care are maintained by supporting/assisting residents, when required, with all aspects of daily living.
Support training and supervision of new and existing Staff Members in all aspects of their work in the Care Centre, under the supervision of senior Staff Members.
Assist Residents in all aspects of their care needs (e.g. physical, emotional, and spiritual).
Provide supervision and attention when needed, ensuring residents retain their comfort and dignity.
Pay particular attention to assisting residents who have limited mobility or physical / learning difficulties making the best use of aids provided.
Assist in the delivery of care for residents who are on end-of-life care or who have a progressive illness. Assist with last offices.
Complete, observe, & review care planning needs for residents, and complete written daily records as instructed and in line with the Company’s policies and procedures.
Complete quality assurance records inline with Company’s policies and procedures.
Answer Nurse Call system, giving assistance as required. Answer the door and telephone appropriately and professionally. Respond accordingly, and pass on messages promptly.
Carry out regular checks on residents at intervals determined by senior Staff Members.
Make and change beds, ensuring that rooms are clean and tidy, and commodes are empty, in line with the Care Centre’s disposal of waste policy. Ensure the Care Centre’s resources are used appropriately.

Qualifications and Skills
Why work for Handsale?

28 days holiday (FTE) (including bank holidays)
Competitive pay £10.25 per hour (plus annual pay reviews)
Exciting opportunities for career progression
Employee Assistant Programme providing 24/7 support, guidance and counselling
Mental Health First Aiders within the workplace
An excellent range of discounts for restaurants, shops, cinemas, days out and more via our business
partner Perkbox
Care for Leadership Management Training Programme – growing and enhancing your Leadership Skills
Ongoing Training and Development that include nationally recognised qualifications
Refer a friend or resident bonus scheme – subject to policy
Pension contributions
Annual Staff Awards Programme 
Qualifications and Skills

NVQ Level 3 or above OR Equivalent in Health and Social Care
Experience / Qualification in the Safe Handling of Medicines
Experience / Qualification in providing Care to Elderly Residents

About The Company
About Handsale Ltd:
Handsale Ltd is a privately-owned healthcare company that currently owns and operates Eight Care Homes across England, Wales and Scotland. Founded in 1988 as a family business, Handsale has proudly maintained its family owned and operated structure to this day. Handsale has over 30 years’ experience in healthcare and is a well-respected group in the industry. The Company operates 523 beds and employs over 650 people. Each Handsale care home is exactly that – a home. They are all situated in carefully chosen areas where their residents can continue to lead fulfilling lives while feeling confident and secure.  The homes are run with an ethos based on quality, trust and support. Handsale prides itself on being an integral part of each of the communities it serves. 
Priesty Fields Care Home – Handsale Ltd:
Please visit our Facebook Page Priesty Fields Care Home to keep update to date with all the new and exciting progress the home made up to its grand opening

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