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Job Reference: 46724

Senior Care Assistant

  • Newport, Isle of Wight, England
  • Temporary / Full Time
  • Sam Boggis
  • £13.67 - £13.67

Seven Social Care are looking for a temporary Senior Care Assistant to work with a Childrens Short Breaks Service in Newport, Isle of Wight. This position is initially for a period of 4 weeks and is paying £13.67 per hour (paid to you via an umbrella company). Candidates will need to be in a position to work a variety of shifts which will include days and nights.

The role:

To work as a member of a staff team who offer residential and short break support to disabled children, who may have complex medical conditions and/or behaviours that challenge.

Key Responsibilities:

      To lead shifts of care support staff to ensure the children has an outstanding experience either living at Beaulieu House or accessing a short break stays.

To work effectively with children with learning disabilities who may also have a range of other additional needs e.g. Autism, behaviours that challenge, physical disability, sensory impairment, etc.

To administer medication both routinely and in emergency.

To lead in an emergency to ensure the child’s welfare and safety are prioritised

To offer each child a wide range of activities and leisure opportunities appropriate to his/her needs, choice and personal development.

To ensure the child’s voice and wishes are recorded and acted upon.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: N/A.
  • Experience: 2+ years working within a similar role.
  • Compliance: Current DBS check.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 30 hours p/w.

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