Senior Care Assistant (Nights)

As a Senior Care Assistant at Alex Wood House Care Home, you will be responsible for leading, managing and supporting our care team who are passionate about delivering making moments for our residents and delivering high quality care

About Alex Wood House Care Home:
Alex Wood House is an exceptional residential care home in Cambridge. At Alex Wood House we pride ourselves on our family-feel, attractive gardens and providing outstanding care to each of our residents.

We’re based in a quiet nook in Arbury on the north eastern side of Cambridge, three miles from the city centre. Our home offers 24-hour residential care and 36 en-suite bedrooms.

About the role:
As a Senior Care Assistant, you’ll play a key part with care delivery in the home. Our Senior Care Assistant supports us to ensure the highest standards of care are achieved in all areas of the home.

One of our values is Celebrating Every Individual and we have fantastic Learning and Development options at Athena Care Homes to support your progression. Development from this role can take you onto CHAPS or nursing positions, and we offer fully funded apprenticeships to help you achieve an NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care. However, if the traditional qualifications aren't for you, or you have a specific interest, we have a variety of other options to support your career journey.

Nights - £15.30 per hour

Shift Pattern:
Up to full time hours per week. 12-hour shifts from 8 to 8 based on current resident needs, both full-time and part-time hours available.

Home Location:
Fortescue Road, Cambridge, England, CB4 2JS.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To be central to our care. Providing leadership and direction to the care team whilst on duty.
  • Assist, motivate and inspire passion into our care team to deliver exceptional outcomes in care.
  • Manage supervision, appraisal and performance management of our care team. Celebrating every individual and helping our team to achieve their potential.
  • To carry out enhanced clinical care duties; clinical observations of blood pressure, pule, respiration rate, temperature and blood oxygenation level and monitor urine output.

Training, Skills & Experience Required:

  • A passion for care.
  • Experience in a Care position.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Proven track record for leading, empowering, supporting & motivating a team.

What we can offer:

  • Fully comprehensive induction.
  • Competitive salary, plus enhancements on bank holidays.
  • 28 days of holiday per year.
  • Free Blue Light Card & access to the Blue Light discount platform.
  • Refer a friend scheme.

About Athena:
Athena Care Homes are a family run business with seven homes across East Anglia. We have care homes in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, Kings Lynn (West Norfolk) & Ipswich (Suffolk).

Our aim is to be the provider of choice for our residents and the employer of choice for our team members.

Our purpose is to create excellent quality homely environments with the highest standards of care, catering, housekeeping and activities.

We aim to enhance the lives of our residents and enable them to enjoy life to the full as individuals in happy, comfortable and safe surroundings.


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