Senior Carer

  • Location:

    Dunfermline, Fife

  • Sector:

    Health & Social Care

  • Job type:

    Immediate Start

  • Salary:

    £10.00 - £18.00 per hour + Additional Benefits

  • Contact:

    Lindsay Buchan

  • Contact email:

    Lindsay.Buchan@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/557840

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-07-17

  • Start date:

    17/06/2020 15:16:24

We're looking to recruit a passionate and empathetic Senior Carer to join our exceptional care team in Fife. Earning a very competitive hourly rate, you'll be working on a flexible agency basis to provide the highest quality of nursing care and support to our healthcare client in the Fife region.

The roles and responsibilities of this Senior Carer role include:

Administering medication to residents in care homes
Support a team of nurses in their daily tasks
Helping with and recording all aspects of personal care, including feeding, bathing and dressing
Carrying out health checks
Following care plans to meet the specific needs of the service users

Helping residents, finding out their interests and needs is an essential part of the job to help improve quality of life, as is engaging with their families to provide a continuity of services and communications.

To apply for this agency based Senior Carer role, you will need:

  • Six months' experience in a similar care role
  • SVQ Level 3, minimum
  • Skills in communicating with tact and sensitivity
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure and cope with challenging behaviour
  • Experience in administering medication

In return, the successful Senior Carer will receive excellent pay rates and holiday pay, free training, uniform and PVG and a flexible approach concerning your shifts and hours. You'll also have the opportunity to work for a variety of well-established clients within the healthcare industry.

It takes an extraordinary and dedicated person to be a Care Assistant. It is physically and emotionally demanding, but the job satisfaction makes it an incredibly fulfilling and satisfying role. Please get in touch today to discuss this position in Fife further.

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