Senior Care Assistant (Nights) based at Avonleigh Gardens, Oldham
Permanent – Part Time – 33 hours per week.
About the role
As a Senior Care Assistant at MHA 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. Duties will be varied and include 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. In addition, you will administer medication and maintain clear and accurate records. Every day will be different and you’ll have the opportunity to use your leadership and people skills to make a real difference.
As a Senior Care Assistant, you will be passionate about caring for older people, have previous care experience and, as a minimum, hold an NVQ level 2 or equivalent in health and social care and be willing to complete level 3. In addition, you will have 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. So, if you have the ability to lead by example, form positive relationships and energise colleagues to deliver exceptional care then we’d love to hear from you.
To apply please email or visit our website at mha.org.uk
For more information about the role please review the attached job description.
You will be joining an organisation with strong values, a highly supportive culture and a commitment to the safety and wellbeing of employees. In addition, you will work alongside highly motivated colleagues in an environment of strong teamwork whilst also having fun. This is a hugely rewarding role and a career to be proud of where every day you will go home knowing you made a positive difference to the lives of older people.
In addition to a highly competitive salary, we offer a lot more:
- 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.
- Healthcare scheme at competitive rates.
MHA is the UK’s largest charity care provider and our mission is to ‘enable people to live later life well’. Through 90 specialist care homes, 70 thriving retirement living schemes and 62 vibrant community services and befriending, we inspire the best care and wellbeing at every stage of later life. We have over 7,600 dedicated colleagues and are supported by over 4,000 generous volunteers. All our donations and any surplus we generate is invested into the services we provide for our 18,500 residents and members. Our values underpin our entire approach: we nurture mind body and spirit; we respect every person, treating them with dignity; and we inspire the best in each other.
About the home
At Avonleigh Gardens Care Home in Manchester, we provide residential and residential dementia care for our 59 residents in purpose-built, en suite accommodation.
Situated within beautifully landscaped gardens near the vibrant town of Oldham, which is only a short distance from Manchester city centre – easily accessible by Metrolink, Entertainment and events.
For more information about the home, please click here
MHA are fully committed to the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) as this is embedded in our values: respect, nurture and inspire. In addition, as a committed employer we have been awarded level 2 under the Disability Confident Scheme. Click here to read more about this.
Please note that interviews may take place prior to the closing date and if a suitable candidate is appointed the role may close early.
Recruitment agencies: please note, MHA do not accept unsolicited CV’s from recruitment agencies, regardless of whether they are on our Preferred Supplier List (PSL). We only accept CV’s from agencies that have been appointed and briefed by MHA’s Talent Acquisition Team.
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