Senior Healthcare Assistant/Team Leader

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Role: Team Leader

Hours: 36

Team Leader – 36 hours per week – £13.30 per hour 

Would you like to be a part of a caring, supportive team? We now have an opportunity for a Senior Care Assistant to join Springcare, where every day you can make a difference to someone’s live.

We believe that Senior Care Assistants have may great qualities that make them excellent at their job, and are integral part of our care team:

What qualities does it take to be a Senior Care Assistant?

  • Being supportive, both physically and emotionally to both residents and colleagues
  • Patience and the ability to keep calm and work well under pressure
  • Passion to help others to live later life well.
  • Have a kind, warm and caring nature
  • Communication skills, able to communicate well with both colleagues and residents
  • Can work as part of a team and on their own
  • Leadership skill and able to inspire and motivate others

Senior Care Assistants not only help to provide care to our residents, but they also help to make our residents lives fulfilled, treat each resident with dignity & respect, and care for them all as if they were their own family.

Skills, knowledge, and experience required for the role:

As a Senior Care Assistant, you would hold a minimum of a level 3 in Health & Social Care, have experience administering medication, and have proven experience in a similar role.

The Role:

Some of the daily tasks that a Senior Care Assistant would carry out are:

  • Supporting residents with personal care
  • Administrating medication
  • Maintaining accurate records
  • Leading a team of care assistants, and assist nurse in charge
  • Apply dressings as and when needed
  • Take any samples as and when necessary
  • Communicate with external sources such as Doctors and District Nurses

Our care team provide 24-hour care, where day care shifts are worked from 8am until 8pm, and night-time shifts are from 8pm until 8am.

Typical Shift patterns for Day or Night Contracts

Days Shift Contracts 

  • 8am until 8pm
  • 8am until 2pm
  • 2pm until 8pm 

Night Shift Contracts

  • 8pm until 8am

What Springcare can offer to you:

  • Permanent full and part time day or night contracts – with access to our work placed pension scheme
  • Early pay using Wage Stream App – you can withdraw up to 50% of your earnings in advance of your pay
  • Access to Blue Light Card – where you can make savings across hundreds of national retailers
  • Full support with ongoing CPD & Revalidation and access to fully funded training for nationally recognised qualifications with career progression opportunities
  • Refer a friend £££ scheme for each friend that you recommend (T&C apply)
  • Access to counselling and wellbeing support
  • Family friendly policies
  • Smooth robust recruitment process through our portal

Successful applicants would require two written references, a standard/enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) (depending on role) and evidence of a right to work in the UK check.

If you are interested in becoming a Senior Care Assistant with Springcare, have the qualities that we believe make our Senior Care fantastic, we would love to hear from you and be a part of your new chapter in care.

Springcare are committed to safe and fair recruitment, safeguarding, and protecting those we care for and serve. We make sure all our staff are vetted, selected, trained, and supervised fairly and to a high standard so that they can provide safe, effective, and compassionate care.

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