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Senior Care Assistant - Nights

700 Mansfield Rd, Sherwood, Nottingham NG5 3FS, UK Req #248
14 May 2024

For over 60 years, Abbeyfield has been a charity that provides housing and care for elderly people across the UK.

Sandwood Care Home is a 31 bedded residential care home based in Sherwood, Nottingham.

Role: Senior Care Assistant
Location: Sandwood Care Home, 700 Mansfield Road, Sherwood, Nottingham, NG5 3FS
Hours: This is a 24 hour role covering 2 x 12 hour night shifts (8pm - 8am) across the weeknights and alternative weekends
Pay: £13.92p/h - £14.46p/h pay

The Role of Senior Care Assistant - Nights

  • Our Care Team Leaders sit at the heart of what we do.  As the recognised Senior Carer on a shift, you'll have overall responsibility for regular monitoring of the health, care and social needs of our residents.
  • Preparation, implementation and review of their personal care plans, including the administering of medication. 
  • You'll supervise, support coach and develop other team members, and liaise with people involved in resident's care, as well as with the residents themselves. Put simply, you'll ensure residents' needs and wishes are at the centre of the care we provide. 
  • As the Senior Carer on that shift, you will take the lead when staff or residents need help, such as in the event of an emergency.

Pay & Benefits

At Abbeyfield, we are committed to rewarding our staff for their hard work. Our many benefits include:

  • £13.92p/h - £14.46p/h pay, benchmarked annually.
  • Up to 31 days paid leave, including bank/public holidays
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Unlimited opportunities to earn £500 via our 'refer a friend' scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Pay progression within role based on skills and contribution
  • Learning and career development opportunities
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Company pension
  • Discounted gym membership
  • An employee assistance programme
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Shop and save vouchers
  • Opportunity to obtain Blue Light Card discounts

About You

  • You must be an experienced Carer, ideally with a Level 3 qualification in Health and Social Care or equivalent, or be committed to working towards this.
  • As a Care Team Leader, you must be able to demonstrate good organisation and staff management skills.  You'll already be skilled in writing and updating Care Plans, and competent in the administration of Medication. 
  • Most of all, you'll be passionate and committed to providing exceptional care to our residents, their families and friends.

Please note this role will require eligibility to work in the UK, two satisfactory employment references and an Enhanced DBS check, the cost of which will be met by Abbeyfield. You may be asked to provide details regarding convictions; failure to disclose convictions may result in an offer of employment being revoked.

Other details

  • Job Family Care, Activities & Care Compliance
  • Job Function 1. Operations
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate £13.92
  • Max Hiring Rate £14.46
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  • 700 Mansfield Rd, Sherwood, Nottingham NG5 3FS, UK