Senior Carer Vacancy

Person specification

Senior carer

Essential Criteria

  •  Over the age of 21

  •  Qualification NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care or equivalent

  •  Previous experience in caring for older people, including those with dementia

  •  Ability to deliver good quality care and achieve the highest standards

  •  Sensitive to the needs of older peopleļ¶ Ability to use initiative

  •  Ability to communicate verbally in a clear and concise manner

  •  Ability to lead, manage and motivate a team

  •  Ability to prioritise tasks and manage time for self and others

  •  Clear and concise written skills

  •  Willing to work flexible hours on a rota basis including willingness to cover shifts in an emergency situation

  •  Flexible approach to work

  •  Understand and share the values of the company

  •  Willingness to attend staff training and undertake professional development

  • Ability to maintain all aspects of confidentialityDesirable Criteria

  •  Dementia related qualification

  •  Assessment skils

  •  Knowledge of Heath & Safety Regulations

  •  Supervisory experience

  •  Commitment to implement equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory policies