Senior Carer

Pin icon BN27 Hailsham
Pound Sterling icon £13 per hour
Clock icon Permanent
Calendar icon 22 days ago
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Are you an experienced carer with experience of being a shift leader? Make a real difference in this supportive and family-orientated environment as their new Senior Carer.

Not only will you perform a supervisory role, but you will also demonstrate your passion for care by providing excellent care yourself.

Interested? Read on to find out more…


Senior Carer
Hailsham, BN27 1QN

  • Full time: 12-hour shifts across 3 to 4 days, including alternate weekends
  • £13 per hour + paid breaks, fantastic team and benefits

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK


This independent, family-run Dementia care home is currently expanding their Care team. This is a fantastic opportunity to become a significant part of a team that values residents' well-being. The role offers the chance to make a genuine difference, develop valuable skills, and collaborate with an outstanding care community. Join a community where the resident is always the number one priority.


About the Role:

As a Senior Carer, you will play a crucial role in maintaining the highest standards of care for our residents. This role offers the opportunity to lead a dedicated team, manage care routines, and ensure residents' needs are met with empathy and respect. Everyone

Key Responsibilities:

  • Administer medications confidently and accurately
  • Liaise with external agencies such as GPs and nurses
  • Supervise a team of 5-6 carers during shifts
  • Oversee the care of 40-50 residents
  • Serve as the shift leader and first point of contact
  • Maintain excellent communication, displaying calm and confidence
  • Lead by example, providing care as well as team leadership, fostering a real team atmosphere


About You:

We are looking for someone experienced and passionate about making a difference in the lives of our residents.

The ideal candidate will be a quietly confident leader, excellent communicator, and dedicated team player.

  • Medication trained and confident
  • Experience in a care setting
  • Ability to deal effectively with external agencies
  • Strong supervisory skills
  • Calm, cool, and collected under pressure
  • Lead from the front and engage in care activities
  • Team-orientated with a collaborative mindset


Benefits:

  • Company pension scheme
  • Convenient on-site parking
  • Enjoy a complimentary hot meal during 12-hour shifts
  • Become a part of a cherished care home
  • Thrive within a supportive, nurturing team environment
  • Participate in the engaging Employee of the Month Award - £100 for the winner (voted for by staff) plus runners-up prizes


The Care Home:

The Home's location near Hailsham's historic town centre provides a beautiful natural environment that enhances residents' quality of life.

Emphasis is placed on individualised care planning. Through meticulously planned programs of meaningful activities, the team can empower residents and foster independence, personal development and religious wellbeing.

Prioritising the specific needs of each individual is at the forefront of the home’s ethos:

C - Communication through touch, body language, and words

A - Acceptance of residents with their unique preferences and needs

R - Reassurance, ensuring residents feel valued and understood

E - Empathy, entering their world with compassion


How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

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