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Senior Night Care Assistant

  • Location: Barnsley
  • Salary: £9 to £9
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 26 days ago
  • Company: Dutton Recruitment

Dutton Social Care & Nursing are currently working in partnership with a small residential provider to recruit for a Senior Night care assistant to work at their 36 bedded home in Barnsley.

As the night senior care assistant will you be responsible for overseeing the 36 bedded residential home and co-ordinating the shift and care duties. You will be in charge of the shift, co-ordinate care duties to the care staff on shift (usually 2 or 3 care staff) and deal with any emergencies throughout the night. You will have back up from an oncall manager as well as support from another senior who works at their neighbouring home. The role is 38.5 hours per week, working 3 nights on week one (Wed/Thurs/Friday) and on week two working 4 nights (Mon/Tues/Sat/Sunday). If you work more than your contracted hours then an additional 50pph will be paid. You are also entitled to 5.6 weeks holidays (inclusive of bank holidays).

Ideally you will have some experience of leading a shift as a senior, shift leading or co-ordinator, be medication trained and competent and have a minimum of a Level 2 Health and social care. Ongoing training and development will be given and you will be enrolled on your Level 3 in health and social care on completion of your probation. Shift times are 7.30pm-7.30am.