Day Senior Care Assistant-Caer Gwent Guild Care are currently offering a £500 welcome bonus to all successful new members of the team who take on a role in care, home care, or housekeeping with us (subject to terms and conditions). Location Caer Gwent, Worthing Salary £11.26- £12.39 per hour depending on shifts worked Hours of Work Part-time, 24 hours per week Closing date 12pm Friday 21 January 2022- applications will be shortlisted upon receipt Ref 2108 About Caer Gwent Caer Gwent combines superb residential living with 24-hour expert nursing care, supporting individuals with complex health conditions, particularly focusing on palliative (i.e. end of life) support. Our home has a high staff-to-resident ratio, with a versatile team built around residents’ needs. As well providing around-the-clock nursing care, we have dedicated Health & Wellbeing Coordinators who deliver regular and stimulating activities catered to individuals’ interests. The role We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Day Senior Care Assistant to join the team at Caer Gwent. As a Day Senior Care Assistant, you will be responsible for managing the shift and deploying Care Assistants based on residents' needs across assigned areas. By developing and implementing Care Plans, as well as by sharing your personal examples of good care, you will encourage the highest standard of care within the care team. You will need previous experience of supervising others and the ability to keep Medication competency up to date. A commitment to continuing professional development is also a requirement for this position. Benefits of working at Guild Care Working for a local charity that has supported the community since 1933 Welcome to Guild Care bonus (for eligible roles)- Up to £1000 for Registered Nurses and up to £500 for Care and Housekeeping staff Refer a friend scheme- you could earn £500 for recommending a friend to Guild Care Competitive salaries 20-25 days holiday Pension scheme Sick pay Flexible shift patterns Free DBS check Excellent learning and development opportunities and clear defined care career pathway Supportive colleagues Job satisfaction Local offers for Guild Care staff Being part of a values- led organisation Job description Essential Experience of supervising others The post holder must be able to provide a satisfactory DBS check The ability to keep Medication competency up to date Committed to continuous professional development Desirable Health and Safety qualification Qualification in care QCF (NVQ Level 3) or be willing to work towards First Aid in the Workplace qualification Previous experience in Dementia Care/demonstrates awareness in Dementia Covid As this is a role that involves directly caring for our vulnerable clients, residents, and family members, you will need to provide evidence that you have been vaccinated against Covid, before starting your new role as per our company policy. A copy of the policy can be made available to you upon request. For new recruits, we will now ask at both application and interview stage whether you have had or would be willing to have the vaccine. Get in touch If you would like to find out more about the role our Recruitment Team is always happy to help answer any questions you may have. For an informal chat please call 01903 863154. How to apply Please complete the short application form or call the recruitment team on 01903 863154. Please note that due to the high volume of applicants we receive, we are not able to respond to you individually. Therefore, if you are successful you will hear from us within three weeks.