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Senior Care Assistant - Downsview in Swindon at Coate Water Care

Date Posted: 11/16/2018

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Senior Health Care Assistants required for Days and Nights - Swindon, Wiltshire.

Coate Water Care is an experienced care home provider. And is committed to delivering the highest standards of person centred care to older people in our residential and nursing homes.The role will require you to work shifts on a rota. The key responsibilities of our Senior Health Care Assistants include:


  • Deliver a high level of personal and psychological care to all residents in a professional manner, arranging rotas to meet their care requirements eg medications; toileting; bathing; etc
  • Complete records where required to a satisfactory standard. Ensuring the changeover and Keyworker documentation are fully completed within the timeframes agreed.
  • Supervise, support and act as a point of reference for the staff on duty, acting as a motivator and mentor promoting team-working for both care staff and co-worker senior staff.
  • Act as an ambassador for the Home in all dealings with visitors and the general public, who call at the home for whatever reason by displaying impeccable professional behaviour and leading by example.
  • Ensure the individual rights of residents and staff are safeguarded in accordance with the Home's philosophy of care and in the wider care sector by being aware of the working practices and activities being actioned.
  • Provide an efficient telephone and enquiry service to the general public and relatives, by listening to what is required and when necessary seeking the answers and calling the person back.
  • Accept responsibility for a specialist area (to be agreed) to be controlled and managed by you for the benefit of the Management/Senior Carer Team.

When joining Coate Water Care as a Health Care Assistant, we will offer you:

  • 5.6 weeks annual holiday per annum (including public holidays)
  • Career development pathways and formal training opportunities
  • Free uniform
  • Pension scheme
  • Refer a friend bonus Scheme
  • Great working environment
  • Free social and Networking Events

To build upon the Coate Water Care success story, we rely on our passionate and dedicated staff at all levels. At our Downs View Care Centre, we currently seek enthusiastic and caring team players to join us as Senior Health Care Assistants. Downs View delivers compassionate residential, dementia and respite care in a high quality and lively environment.A Level 3 qualification in Health & Social Care (or equivalent) and experience of a similar role is desirable, but not necessary. It is equally important that you can demonstrate the right behaviours and attitude for working in an adult social care environment. We will provide a full induction alongside formal training opportunities to enable you to continue your career as a Senior Health Care Assistant with Coate Water Care Co. Ltd Coate Water Care is a leading independent provider in Elderly and Dementia Care. If you are looking for a really rewarding career, join us at Coate Water Care as a Health Care Assistant and help us to transform the lives of people who use our service.Coate Water Care is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. This post will require and DBS Disclosure.

Job Type: Permanent Contract 36 hours weekly

Salary: £8.60 - £8.70 per hr