Senior Night Carer

  • £11.56 per hour
  • Tonbridge, Kent
  • Rapport Housing And Care

Located just a mile from Tonbridge Town Centre, Barnes Lodge is a stunning residential home that opened in 2016, offering person centred residential and nursing care.

Barnes Lodge highly trained staff are committed to caring for the residents as though they are an extended family member, getting to know them and supporting them to live life to the fullest.

Applications from people who would like to join the dedicated teams of staff working hard to ensure the care delivered is always of the highest quality are always welcome.

Barnes Lodge is rated "Good" by CQC.

Barnes Lodge has employment opportunities for Senior Carers on Night shifts.

Pay: £11.56 per hour. Night shift 8pm - 8am

As part of the management team responsible for the day-to-day operation of the home, Senior Carers play a key role in the care planning process. they also support, mentor and supervise Care Assistants, undertake person centred care and actively promote equality and diversity.

Main Duties and Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

Leading and working shifts, managing Care Assistants, monitoring, reviewing/assessing and reporting on all documents and records associated with individual residents, complaints handling and risk assessments.

The ideal Senior will demonstrate / evidence

o A caring and compassionate approach

o Patience and understanding of older people

o Leadership and staff management skills; directive and supportive coaching, training, delegation

o Knowledge of the CQC Fundamental Standards

o Current knowledge of HandS legislation and application of HandS practices

o Effective judgement about validity of care, staffing difficulties, evidence gathering and ethics

o Risk assessment practice

o Good communication skills with different groups, e.g. staff, residents, local community

o Understanding of different values / cultures of residents and staff

o Team working skills

o Good timekeeping skills

o Professionalism

o Relevant qualifications

The ideal Senior will have the ability to:

o Lead good practice by example

o Play an active role in creating a good environment

o Prioritise their work

o Be aware of the support needed by others, consider how they can support them and encourage and support them

o Train for and take on additional responsibilities

o Listen carefully and attentively

o Respect the dignity and privacy of all those they come into contact with

o Apply their knowledge and training in the workplace

o Uphold the policies and procedures of The Organisation

Benefits of working for us include:

o We pay the Adult National Living Wage to all of our employees, regardless of their age

o 28 days paid holiday (pro-rota if part time)

o Comprehensive Induction and Training Packages Continual professional development including our Academy and National Diploma courses

o Stakeholder Pension Scheme Opportunities to progress.

Confirmation of all appointments is subject to proof of Eligibility to Work in the UK, satisfactory Enhanced DBS clearance, satisfactory references, satisfactory numeracy and literacy assessments and medical clearance.

If you have any questions about the role or about Rapport Housing and Care, please feel free to contact the General Manager on 01732 369171.

Otherwise and to apply, please click on the apply now button and complete the online form.

Rapport Housing and Care offers Supported and Residential Care to older people with physical frailty and Dementia across Kent.

Rapport Housing and Care values the diversity that exists in all our communities and works towards this being reflected in our workforce.

Charity No: 254140.

  • Advertiser: Direct Employer
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