Senior Carer

Ashton Manor - Full Time

You're a great fit for this role if you:

When you join Ashton Manor, Evermore Care, whatever your role, you become part of a family of committed people – who are all pulling together to make a positive difference to our residents’ lives. It’s challenging at times, but never dull. You will receive a lot of support from colleagues and training to develop and gain new skills. Most of all, we help you reach your full potential and build a worthwhile, rewarding career.  

What you will do:

  • Lead, manage, co-ordinate and supervise a team of care assistants
  • To assist induction and training of new staff
  • Act as a role model for good clinical and care governance practice
  • Promote the professional image of Evermore Care through excellent communication and professional appearance
  • Promote training and development of existing staff to ensure that a consistent, safe and high-quality service is delivered
  • You will be responsible for administering medication, identifying deteriorating residents and directing care
  • To carry out all activities relating to a resident’s physical, personal, emotional and social wellbeing as outlined in the individual residents Care Plan, using a person- centred approach
  • Responsible for the general supervision of the home in the absence of management. In conjunction with the Registered Manager and Deputy Manager, to contribute and support the effective management of the home
  • Promoting person-centred care with our residents
  • Liaise with healthcare professionals, doctors, advocates, social workers and families of the residents
  • Adhering to professional standards, following company policies and procedures and the regulatory requirements provided by the Care Quality Commissioning Group
  • Conduct risk assessments and develop care plans related to assessment needs and personal choices
  • Be knowledgeable about safe guarding vulnerable adults’ policies and procedures
  • Adhere to COVID-19 procedures and policies, conduct testing when required and oversee specific cleaning schedules

Who you are:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care would be desirable for the role
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a care home
  • Previous experience of administering medication
  • Experience of leading / managing a team
  • Flexibility to work shifts
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to build effective relationships with residents and families
  • Able to remain calm under pressure and act with tact and respect at all times
  • Knowledge of safeguarding, safe administering of medications, DOLs, MCA and health and safety