Senior Health Care Assistant

Job Description

  • Job Title Senior Health Care
  • Salary 12 GBP (per hour)


Job Role: Female Senior Health Care Assistant (days)

Hours: Full Time – 38 hours per week

Pay Rate: £11.50 per hour

Location: Alde House, High Wycombe, HP10 8NX

With almost 100 years of experience we want to share our success with you! Do you want to be part of our kind and caring team and continue our legacy?

Why Keychange Charity?

It may be that you share our values of providing loving care of the highest standard, it could be that we’re an adaptable charity which has responded to the demands of a rapidly changing society for more than 70 years, or it could be that you too believe that care is only as good as the people providing it, and want to be part of our journey – whatever your reason for choosing Keychange, we know you’ll love working with us!

We offer our employees a wide range of benefits from:

Four weeks paid holiday (including bank holidays)

Paid breaks

Pension contribution (if requirements are met)

Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) – based on Government published requirements

Keychange Sick Pay – up to 4 weeks (after qualifying period & claim requirements are met)

Bank holiday pay (if worked)

Overtime – this will be offered based on the needs of the service and paid at an enhanced rate.

About the service:

Alde House is a homely residence employing a team of expert and friendly carers who are fully resourced in carrying out personalised provision.

A charming property with scenic views, Alde House is ideal for a relaxing retirement and a pleasant place to visit. Personal interests are encouraged as a key part of residents' lifestyles and good mental health.

Alde House currently caters for 16 residents, 12 ladies and 4 gentlemen, aged between 66 – 96, some of whom are living with dementia.

About the role:

Being a Senior Health Care Assistant with Keychange, you will:

Assist the people we support with day to day living tasks;

Encourage the people we support to live as independently as possible;

Helping the people we support to take part in activities;

Maintain an environment that is appropriate to the needs of the people we support;

Administer medication;

Act as a mentor and ‘go to’ to more junior members of staff.

About you:

In order to be considered for the role of Senior Care Assistant, ideally you will have a minimum NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care, and similar experience working within a care home environment. We will accept applicants with a NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care, but must be willing to work towards their Level 3 qualification. What we also ask is that you are proactive and are happy to put the needs of others first, that you believe in treating everyone as equals and have a kind and caring nature.

So, if you’re passionate about creating caring communities, then apply today!

Keychange is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / belief, sexual orientation or age.

In line with the Equality Act 2010, this role has a genuine occupational need for a specific gender requirement.

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.

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