Senior Care Assistants
An overview of our team and their roles
Our Senior Care Assistants promote, supervise and ensure that high standards of care are provided at all times by the care team. They ensure that our standards of professional practice are maintained which are conducive to the physical, emotional, social, intellectual and spiritual needs of the individuals we support. They make sure all policies and procedures are adhered to throughout the homes and help to create a warm and friendly environment for everyone.
Senior care assistants are leaders
The Senior Care Assistants are mentors for Care Assistance, providing guidance, advice and leadership. Also, as Key Workers for individuals and work very closely with the nurses to provide outstanding care to those who reside with us. They are educated to NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care and have at least 3 years of experience in social care.
They lead small teams on shift, taking responsibility for the support, physical and emotional well-being and social needs of our ladies and gentlemen.
Other responsibilities are administering medication, assisting and providing support with personal care activities such as washing, personal hygiene, dressing, and assisting with meals. Providing physical and mental stimulation by taking part in recreational and social events, both individually and as a group. Helping to maintain accurate records and undertaking ongoing training. Generally promoting our ladies and gentlemen’ independence, choice, dignity and respect by delivering the very best standards of care.
Our care teams have excellent communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a dedicated team. They are respectful, courteous and compassionate.
Senior Care Assistants are responsible for:
- maintain the health and well-being of the service users and to ensure that all of their needs are met.
- To make sure that all documentation is completed throughout the day to evidence the care given.
- For a full list of responsibilities, please click here for a full job description.