Hourly Rate: £10.26 per hour
Hours: 36 hours per week
We currently have an opportunity for a Senior Care Assistant to join the team at our dementia care home based in Wallsend. The successful candidate will work on a three week rolling rota therefore, must be flexible.
As Senior Carer, you will be expected to demonstrate and promote attitudes and beliefs consistent with being person centred. Ensuring meaningful occupation is consistent to enhance the wellbeing of the people living at the home. You will be required to communicate openly and regularly through meetings, one to one supervisions, supporting the full team to deliver high standards of person centred care.
We are looking for someone who is intuitive, flexible and aware of what matters most in life. Someone who can demonstrate compassion and empathy and who is committed to improving the quality of life for older people. A major part of the role will be to enable and support people to remain in charge of their own life by adopting a person centred approach that feels like home and where people feel secure and happy, where it sounds like being among friends and looks like fun.
The successful candidate will also provide physical support and personal care to the residents of the home, to ensure that each resident is provided with an environment, which allows them as much freedom and independence as they are able to manage.
Experience of working in a dementia care setting is essential.
Eothen offer a fully funded BUPA cash back scheme to all employees. Benefits include dental treatments, optical treatments, prescriptions, therapies and access to shopping discounts to numerous high street and on line stores.
Public holiday working will attract time and a half.
An enhanced Disclosure Barring Service check will be required.
This is your chance to make a difference!