Senior Care Assistant (days)

Russell Churcher Court, proud of its deserved reputation for excellence, wishes to recruit a full-time Senior Care Assistant (days) to join its outstanding residential care team.

Thorngate Churcher Trust's Russell Churcher Court is a residential care home, specialising in high quality care for the frail elderly and those living with dementia. We seek an experienced, compassionate and qualified Senior Care Assistant with particular experience of residential care for older people living with dementia.

The successful candidate will be an excellent, proactive team player, also able to use their initiative and step up into a management role when deputising for the management. Comfortable with the responsibility of safely and appropriately administering medication to 44 residents, the successful candidate will promote and encourage residents independence and individuality, facilitating their involvement in decisions about their own care plans.

A flexible, pragmatic approach is required with regard to working hours. A working week will typically be 37 hours at a competitive range (£10.55 per hour for NVQ Level 3) with the opportunity for additional hours/shifts. Day and night shifts are rostered 2-3 weeks in advance with a rota for weekends, bank holiday and night working.

In addition to overtime, the Trust offers training opportunities, a pension scheme, a friendly working environment, attractive location and free parking.

If you are share our values, are suitably qualified with relevant experience and are interested in the role during an exciting period of growth and development for the Trust, please download the person specification and job description. All applications (either a completed application form downloaded from this website or a CV, covering all aspects outlined in our online application form) should be emailed to 

Thorngate Living is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community. The right applicant will be keen to champion the Trust’s mission and values.

Personal applications only please – no agencies.

The job description is available here

The person specification is available here

Apply here

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