Senior Healthcare Assistant - Permanent

Posted 20 April 2023
Salary £24000 - £25000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Maxxima Career
Contact NameCandidate Attraction

Job description

Maxxima have recently partnered with a provider of residential homes, nursing, dementia, respite, and palliative care services. We are currently looking for an experienced Senior Health care Assistant who can provide overall support to our services. This post is based near East Finchley Tube station, which is easily accessible via public transport.

The Role:
As a Senior Healthcare Assistant, you will be in the front line of care, providing both leadership and support as the Household Manager’s second in command. For 37.5 hours a week your time will be split between managerial functions and household shifts.

What will your typical day involve?
  • Inducting new team members, participating and leading education & development activities to ensure the delivery of quality care for residents.
  • Deputising for the Household Manager in their absence, promoting and maintaining a good working relationship with all teams.
  • Dealing with accidents, incidents, and complaints that occur with residents, team members, or visitors, recording them and reporting as appropriate to the Household Manager.
  • Ordering, receiving, storing, and administering medication in accordance with the medication management policies.
  • Supervising teams, conducting meetings, approving timesheets, ensuring clinical and non-clinical stock is up to date.
Who are we looking for?
  • If you desire to make a positive contribution to the lives of others, please keep reading ahead!
  • You will have good IT knowledge and skills to keep electronic medical records, emails, and other IT equipment up to date.
  • You will be able to multi-task, completing duties promptly and in a timely manner. You will also have strong communication skills to effectively link residents, relatives, colleagues, and external agencies.
  • You must have a Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care (or equivalent) and evidence of medication administration training.
What is in it for you?
  • A friendly, supportive, team working environment
  • Highly competitive rates of pay
  • Training & development opportunities
  • 25 days (plus bank holidays) annual leave, increasing over time
  • A DBS (at no cost to yourself)
  • Free uniform
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme
  • £1,500 retention scheme
If this sounds like the role for you please give Isma at Maxxima a call on 07309838533