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Senior Care Worker

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  • Sector:

    Unqualified Social Care

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  • Salary:

    Up to £12 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tom Francis

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  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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Akton Recruitment are working with the Local Authorities to fill a contract position for a senior care worker. This position is initially on a 3 month contract whilst a permanent position is recruited to.

The senior care worker would be responsible for the day to day running of the service administer medication to residents deal with health emergencies and incidents like falls etc. We would offer an induction and shadowing period and take the person through our medication policy complete a medication observation and ensure they are safe before signing them off. The shifts would be 4 shifts of either a 6.45am till 2.30pm or 2.15pm till 10.15pm which would include week end and bank holidays.

There is a second senior care worker who is also on duty with you but you would be responsible for covering a service and managing the day to day care of older people who were living with dementia. The Unit Manager or Deputy would also be on duty for part of the shift.


  • NVQ Level 3
  • Administering Medication
  • First Aid
  • Fire Safety
  • Health and Safety
  • Moving and Handling
  • Nutrition and Hydration
  • Safeguarding