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Senior Care Assistant

An exciting new job opportunity has arisen for a dedicated Senior Care Assistant to work in an exceptional residential care home based in the Harwich, Essex area.

You will be working for one of UK’s leading healthcare providers


This is a purpose-built care home for people with residential or dementia care needs.

A dedicated and compassionate team ensure everyone receives the person-centred care that they deserve, tailored to their individual needs and preferences



*To be considered for this position you must hold an NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care




As a Senior Care Assistant your key duties include:

·         You will lead and inspire a team of committed care assistants to provide the highest quality of care to our residents enabling them to live later life well

·         Supporting our residents with personal care needs and helping them to take part in a wide range of activities that support their health and wellbeing

·         You will administer medication and maintain clear and accurate records


The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

·         Passionate about caring for older people

·         Previous care experience

·         Experience leading, coaching and motivating a team to deliver high quality care

·         You will have a kind, warm and caring nature and be able to work well as part of a team but also use your own initiative

·         Patience, communication and listening skills are equally important

·         Maintaining accurate records, time management and prioritising tasks will also be strengths

·         Ability to lead by example, form positive relationships and energise colleagues to deliver exceptional care then we’d love to hear from you


The successful Senior Care Assistant will receive an excellent salary of £13.00 per hour and the annual salary is £29,068 per annum.

This exciting position is a permanent full time role for 43 hours a week working through days.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

·         28 days holiday (including bank holidays) and an option to buy annual leave

·         Life assurance

·         A discount scheme which includes savings with retail stores and online purchases

·         Access to a number of nationally recognised training courses and qualifications

·         Genuine career progression and development opportunities

·         Employee assistance programme including free counselling and legal advice

·         Access to chaplaincy and pastoral support

·         Access to wellbeing resources

·         Recommend a friend scheme

·         Family friendly policies

·         Long service awards

·         Free uniform and DBS check

·         Cycle2Work salary sacrifice scheme

·         Healthcare scheme at competitive rates


Reference ID: 6464

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV to

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