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Senior Care Assistant – Coleraine

Posted 2 weeks ago

The team in Coleraine First Choice have an opportunity for a Senior Care Assistant to excel in the care industry. This role is based in a care home setting in Coleraine and is due to start as soon as possible. This is a full-time post offering 38.5 hours a week. The shifts available are night duties. The pay rate is £13.50 per hour with a Sunday rate of £15.50 per hour.

What The Job Entails:

This is a diverse role and will include several key areas such as:

  • Assisting in the day to day running of the care home
  • Carrying out medication administration
  • Providing personal care to patients
  • Promoting independence where possible and encourage self-support.
  • Working with those with challenging behaviour
  • Supporting the Unit Manager with developing and implementing support plans and audits
  • Coaching and mentoring of current staff, inducting and training of new starters and shift planning.

What We Need From You:

  • 6 months experience a Senior Care Assistant or working within a similar role
  • Experience in use of hoists and slide sheets
  • A capability to complete paperwork and update care plan notes accordingly
  • Willingness to complete medication training or to be medication trained
  • Professional qualification in Nursing/Social Work or equivalent
  • To be NISCC registered, or willing to apply
  • Willingness to complete Access NI checks
  • To have or be willing to attend all mandatory training course

What We Would Like From You:

  • Experience in a similar role in a similar healthcare setting
  • Health and Social Care Qualification

What We Will Offer You:

  • A minimum of 28 days paid holiday’s (pro rata)
  • Inclusion into our company pension scheme
  • Free Comprehensive and ongoing annual training courses
  • Free Uniform if required


Senior Care Assistant – Coleraine

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