SHCA – Senior Health Care Assistant

Contract: Part Time
Pay: £9.90 to £10.90

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At Weston House in Whitchurch, we now have a vacancy for a part time Senior Health Care Assistants, days, 24 hours per week.

Responsibilities and duties

Senior Care Assistants provide an essential role in contributing to the smooth running of our residential care homes for older people. Our Senior staff lead on the social care and support for our residents.

Reporting to the Home Manager, Senior Care Assistants are responsible for allocating duties to a team of Health Care Assistants – acting as a role model in the delivery and promotion of best practice at all times. Our Senior Health Care Assistants also help to provide personal care to our residents and support with their nutrition, mobility and well-being.

Once assessed as competent under the guidance of the Home Manager, a Senior Care Assistant will also be required to undertake clinical tasks which may include:

  • Checking blood sugar levels;
  • Change a simple dressings;
  • PEG feeding;
  • Medication administration;
  • Basic Observations;
  • Catheter care;

This list is not exhaustive

Experience/Qualifications required:

  • Experience of working in a hospital or social care setting
  • Level 3 Diploma/NVQ in Health & Social Care for adults (or equivalent)

Just some of the many benefits we can offer are:

  • Friendly supportive company that supports staff growth.
  • A work environment where you can make friends.
  • Permanent contracts both full & part time.
  • Fully funded training.
  • Internal career progression opportunities.
  • 28 days paid holidays (based on a full holiday year, full-time hours & including bank holidays)
  • ££££ Refer a friend Scheme for each friend that you recommend.
  • Support with DBS applications.
  • Access to the work placed pension scheme.
  • Staff social events to celebrate the festive season.
  • Access to FREE WIFI in staff areas
  • Your first uniform is FREE
  • FREE tea & coffee available for staff break
  • Shifts from 8/2, 2/8 and 8/8 depending on the needs of the home.

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