Role: Senior Carer - Permanent
Salary: £8.95 per hour
Location: Lochgelly, Fife
Search Consultancy is seeking experienced Senior Carers to work on a permanent basis to provide the highest quality of care and support to our client based in Lochgelly, Fife.
This is a full time role and it would be working back shifts, so the shift pattern would be working 4 days on and 4 days on and overtime is available.
The role of a Senior Carer is an important role. You will lead, develop and co-ordinate a team of care workers to provide the highest standards of respect and care. Overall, ensuring the dignity of the clients is maintained at all times. You need to be a good team leader, communicator, listener, to be focused, dedicated and reliable.
Some of your roles & responsibilities as a senior carer will include:
* Working on a rota basis, your main responsibility will be to ensure that all aspects of care are delivered to our residents to the highest standard.
* You will have responsibility to liaise with health professionals and other outside agencies as well as residents' families.
* You will assume responsibility for reading and writing of reports, attending review meetings, compiling person centred care plans and ensuring that accurate records are kept.
* Other duties will include dispensing medication, ordering and receiving of medication, supervision of care staff and allocation of duties, responding to telephone calls and visiting professionals.
It takes a very special and dedicated person to be a Senior Carer. It is physically and emotionally demanding but with the job satisfaction that you will receive it will make the job worth it. With the qualifications that you have and the experience that you will gain during your time as a senior carer, it will give you good opportunities to climb the career ladder in the care industry.
Due to the nature of the role, experience with the elderly is essential and will hold an SVQ Level 3 in health and social care and hold a certified medication certificate, however our client will consider applicants with the SVQ Level 2 in health and social care with medication experience.
This role would suit a Senior Carer looking for a fresh challenge or indeed a carer/support worker with the relevant qualifications looking for the next step in their career.
Please get in touch today to discuss this opportunity further by calling 0141 272 7768!
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