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Senior Care Assistant (Days)

Employer
Lancashire County Council
Location
Preston, Lancashire
Salary
£19,264- £20,043
Closing date
9 Aug 2022

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Sector
Health and Social Care, Health
Job role
Officer
Contract Type
Part Time
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Are you looking for a role where you feel you have made a difference at the end of each working day? Are you naturally caring, kind and passionate about older people? Meadowfield in Fulwood are recruiting a Senior Care Assistant (Days) to join their friendly team, where everyone feels valued for the work they do!

We are really proud to be one of Lancashire County Council's 16 residential care homes spread right across Lancashire, who provide care and support to more than 700 wonderful residents. We're looking for naturally compassionate people who can help us deliver exceptional care and achieve our vision 'To be the best quality service, safely supporting older people with kindness, dignity, care and compassion to live their life their way'.

If you are ready for the next challenge in your person-centred caring role, this may be the opportunity for you! You will have an important role within our team where you will be supporting, advising and mentoring our Care Assistants to develop their skills and knowledge, whilst also assisting our managers.  We will however, support and pay for your training, along with a full Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and uniform and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

About our Home:

Meadowfield House is one of 16 care homes managed by Lancashire County Council and offers quality, safe, comfortable care and support for up to 47 people across three homely separate areas.

We offer friendly, compassionate, person centred support to people who choose Meadowfield House as their home. We also welcome older people for short term respite stays and admissions for people who need intermediate care services to support their rehabilitation.

We are a great team but don't take our word for it!

People who live at Meadowfield have said: “Staff are very good helpful and kind and all very organised, it feels like home from home”

To find out more about Meadowfield House please have a look on our webpage

Here are a few things we look for in our Senior Care Assistants:

A caring nature - Do you have a genuine desire to make people's lives better?

Great people skills - Do you enjoy spending time with people and building relationships? Can you listen and put yourself in other people's shoes?

A team player – Do you work well with others?

Judgement and creativity - Can you use your own initiative and knowledge to deliver great care based on a person's individual needs? Can you use your creativity to make someone's day brighter and happier?

Ambition - Do you want to learn, develop your career and be even better at what you do?

If you can answer yes to these questions, we look forward to receiving your application!

Job Description and Person Specification

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

 

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