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Senior Care Assistant

Full-time /Permanent

From £13.04 to £13.44 per hour weekday

From £13.29 to £13.69  per hour weekend rate

33 hours per week

Job Description​​
  • · Ensure that staff clean, wash & take care of resident's personal hygiene.

  • · Ensure staff treat residents with respect and dignity.

  • · Check all residents to see that their needs are being met.

  •  Keeping a record of care for all of our residents using the Mobile Care Monitoring system (training will be given).

  • · Observe & ensure care staff assist residents using straps, hoist Zimmer frames and use correct lifting techniques.

  • · Be responsible for the care of clients with dementia.

  • · Distribute medicines correctly.

  • · Help organise activities & outings for residents.

  • · Help care staff if sickness reduces staff numbers.

  •   Manage times for staff refreshment breaks.

  • · To be on call 2 days each week.


  • · Undertake training for senior staff as & when required.

  • · Assist in the training & induction of new staff.

  • Provided care: 3 years (Required).

  • Supervisory: experience - 1 year (Required).

  • NVQ Level 2 Health & Social Care (Preferred).

  • DBS and references required - The Old Vicarage pays DBS Clearance.

  • Increment of £0.10 for NVQ 2.

  • Increment of £0.15 for NVQ 3.

  • A bonus of £2 per hour for exceeding contracted hours.

  • 20 pence per mile commuting fuel allowance for journeys over 15 miles.

  • Starting bonus of £ 250 (payable after 13 weeks trial period).

  • Funding towards college.

  • Funding towards driving lessons.

  • On-site parking.

  • A uniform is provided.

If you are interested in the role of Senior Care Assistant at our lovely and friendly Cumbrian residential care home in Grange over Sands, please click on the link below to complete the

Application Form. We welcome all applications but we must advise, we do not provide a relocation package or UK Visa Employment Sponsorship.

Good Luck!


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