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Senior Care Assistant (Liverpool)

Full Time

Positions available in Merseyside

About us

At Dovehaven, we are a family run care group providing quality residential and nursing care for the elderly. We pride ourselves on the happy, welcoming atmosphere in all our homes.

Our philosophy of care states that attention to detail is the difference and all our staff are willing and able to go the extra mile.

We are looking for kind and caring Senior Care Assistants - either Days or Nights to join our friendly and established teams in our 11 homes in Southport.

About the role

Permanent, £9.78 per hour

As the Senior Care Assistant, you will be tasked with managing the care team within the Home and ensuring that care staff are adhering to CQC guidelines whilst providing exceptional levels of care to residents. You will promote and deliver high standards of care and supervise and instruct less experienced staff to enable them to fully contribute to the care provided within the Home.

Skills and Experience
Excellent communication and written skills
Previous experience working within an elderly care setting.
Self-motivated, resilient and well-organised
Team player but able to work on your own initiative
Dependable, able to work well under pressure and flexible to meet the needs of the Home
Previous supervisory experience within a care/nursing home setting and experience of working with the elderly
An NVQ level 2 in health & social care is essential along with a dedicated passion for providing exceptional care.

The Benefits
Career development opportunities
Excellent work environment
Four weekly pay
Paid DBS
Free on-site parking
Free uniform
5.6 weeks of paid annual leave
Pension scheme

The Ideal Candidate

As part of our recruitment process you will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS check. Their code of conduct can be found on the following link that you can copy and post to your web browser if you wish to read:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dbs-code-of-practice

If you feel you have the right values for our family run Company, you will be supported by a programme of induction, training and development throughout your career with us.

Please note if aged 23 and under the hourly rate is £8.36

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