Senior Carer - Nights

Vacancy posted: Thursday, 6 October 2016

Salary: Competitive
Location: Dunfermline

Bandrum Nursing Home, one of the biggest homes in Scotland, provides specialist adult care and care for the elderly with 24 hour full time nursing care in our beautiful purpose built home, set in 19 acres of land. With 83 beds over two homes in the same complex we have 6 units providing care for residents with a range of support needs.

We currently have an opening for a Senior Carer to join the team at Bandrum on nightshift.  Working under the direction of the Care Manager, the Senior Carer will support their Charge Nurse/Nurse in Charge by undertaking various tasks and checks in order to ensure high standards of care are delivered.

The role will include all Care assistant duties and be expanded to include:

  • Supporting the Nurse in Charge during duty
  • Acting as a role model to all staff in the Unit
  • Promote best practice
  • Promoting team working on the unit
  • Carrying out orientation
  • Allocating tasks and ensuring they are carried out to a high standard.

You should have a passion for caring and be ready to wholly adopt a person centered approach; showing compassion and a desire to make a difference. In addition you should possess leadership qualities and be willing to take ownership for the delivery of high quality care.

Our senior care assistants must hold a minimum of NVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care or be willing to work towards this. PVG checks will be required for the post and you should have a legal right to work in the UK.

In return we offer a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package including a cash refund healthcare scheme, (which includes up to 4 children) employer contributory pension scheme and free annual uniform. We also offer support for additional training as the development of our team is a key objective at Bandrum.

With head office and management support on-site, you will be given all the support you need to be successful within your role.  You will have the opportunity to increase your skill set with in admin and learn more about providing specialist care to our residents and ensuring continuity of care.

To be considered for this position, send your CV in the first instance.

We will not be engaging with external suppliers for this position

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