Senior Care Assistant (Nights) – Marton Care Homes Limited, Riverside View Care Home – Darlington

Marton Care Homes Limited, Riverside View Care Home

*Home Name: Riverside View*

*Location: * Darlington, DL1 2AQ

*Contract Type: *Full Time, Nightshift, Permanent,

*Job Title: *Senior Care Assistant (Nights)

*Reporting To: *Home Manager, Deputy Home Manager, Team Leader or Qualified Nursing Staff (Nursing Home)

*About the company: *

Marton Care is a modern company, with old fashioned values surrounding the loving care of vulnerable and elderly people. We believe that everyone deserves the very best that life has to offer in their dignified later years and our company is dedicated to achieving this.

At Marton Care our mission is to provide our Residents with a happy quality of life, exercising maximum independence, autonomy through choice and fulfilment, quietly and discreetly ensuring they are looked after in every way, in a warm and safe environment. Nursing and Residential care are just further chapters in a person’s life and our philosophy is to create a home from home environment. Our high standard of care embraces ‘Good Care Practice’ with a commitment to our staff to train and support them to become the best they can be.

*Duties Included (But not limited to): *

To assist in the provision of care and work part of a team to achieve required standards.

To ensure residents retain their dignity and individuality.

To be involved in the general activities of the Home/Unit.

Ensure the highest possible levels of care are maintained by supporting/assisting residents, when required with personal care and all other aspects of daily living.

Assist residents with personal care tasks, such as washing, dressing, eating and toileting.

Assist in the safe lifting, transferring, repositioning and movement of residents.

Assist residents who need help during meal times, helping with serving of food, drinks as requested/required and wash up as requested/required.

Observe, monitor and record residents physical and emotional well-being and report any changes notified by care staff.

Encourage residents to participate in social and recreational activities.

Promoting safe working practice and ensure the good reputation of the Home.

Dispense medication, and ensure correct recording of all relevant information relating to medication (after satisfactory completion of the Safe Handling of Medicines course).

Ensure all holistic assessments are carried out when Residents are admitted to the Home. e.g. covering nutritional and incontinence issues, risk assessment etc.

*A Marton Care employee has: *

*Fantastic People Skills: *

Supportive and great communication. Able to build strong relationships and show empathy and compassion.

*A Caring Nature: *

An enthusiastic person-centered approach with a genuine passion for improving people’s lives daily.

*A Team Player Attitude: *

Do you work well in a group of likeminded people?

*Adaptability: *

The role is in a very fast paced environment; can you think on your feet and adapt quickly to changing situations?

*No Experience? No Problem: *

Marton Care Homes will provide a comprehensive induction program and training plan to ensure you are fully prepared to begin your new career within the Marton family.

Marton Care Homes are great environments in which to work. It takes a special kind of person to care and this could be you.

*Marton Care Homes Can Offer: *

* Competitive pay rates
* Paid DBS
* Professional training & ongoing career progression
* Company pension
* Free uniform
* Onsite parking

_*Please Note: *_

_Marton Care Homes are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals and are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy & maternity, race, religion or belief, and civil partnerships._

_All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and must be able to provide at least 2 employment references including their most recent employer._

Job Type: Permanent

* Company pension
* On-site parking
* 12 hour shift
* Night shift

Application question(s):
* Are you eligible to work in the UK without Sponsorship?

* NVQ Level 2 (required)

Work Location: One location

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