Senior Care Assistant – Briarwood, Eston

Senior Care Assistant – Briarwood, Eston
Full Time

Are you a care assistant looking for a step up? We are seeking caring, committed and personable Senior Care Assistants to join our fantastic team at Briarwood Care Home, in Eston.

For this role we are offering:

  • Full time hours
  • Days and nights
  • Ongoing support with training and development
  • 28 days annual leave including bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Uniform provided

Role requirements:

  •  To undertake a wide range of duties in support of the Team Leader in a given work area, which will ensure that a high standard of care is received by all residents at all times.
  • To only undertake delegated duties, which are within, assessed competencies.
  • To provide support to the Team Leader as required.
  • To support the Team Leader in preparing and implementing procedures as directed.
  • To provide the agreed level of support to residents as defined in their care plan.
  • To supervise a group of care assistants as agreed with the Team Leader.
  • To act as mentor to new care assistants as delegated by the Team Leader.
  • To assist in obtaining, transmitting and storing information relative to the delivery of care whilst maintaining confidentiality at all times.
  • To co-operate with and gain an understanding of the professional role of other members of the team.
  • To liaise with residents relatives as appropriate.
  • To assist in the planning and monitoring of resident care.
  • Maintain appearance and behaviour befitting a member of the care team.
  • Demonstrate his/her skills, giving guidance and support to other care assistants.
  • Ensure that rights of residents are recognised and acknowledged at all times.
  • To work under the direction of the Team Leader/Home Manager at all times.
  • To assist in the implementation of residents planned care.
  • Practice effective communication.
  • To be aware of the Health and Safety requirements and to act appropriately.
  • Have a working knowledge of policies and procedures relating to fire, accidents and untoward incidents, attending mandatory training as required.
  • Take prompt, relevant action regarding all accidents and untoward incidents. Participate where appropriate in official investigations.
  • Take reasonable care of patients’ property and valuables according to Company policy.
  • Maintain an awareness of and adhere to all relevant policies within the Company.
  • Remain up-to-date with changing practices and make full use of training and educational facilities which are relevant for self-development.
  • Have joint responsibility with Team Leader/Home Manager for own development.
  • Participate in initial training programmes.
  • Record keeping as directed
  • Act as Mentor to new carers
  • When appropriate act as liaison with residents/relatives
  • Represent other carers at meetings
  • Stock taking and ordering
  • Assist with care assistant induction programme and Core Training Programme

Why join us?

At Briarwood Care Home, we provide expert residential or nursing care, or for people living with dementia, with comfortable, homely living accommodation for up to 49 people. Located in Eston, Middlesborough,  in a quiet residential area, we are close to shops, health centres, local amenities and enjoy well maintained gardens.

Our approach to care is a simple one, to provide the highest standard with the best interests of our residents at heart. We provide a safe and homely atmosphere in all our homes and welcome residents on both a permanent or short stay basis. If you think you’ve got what it takes to be a part of this amazing team, and truly make a difference to people’s lives, then we’d love to hear from you.


To apply for this job, please complete the online form below, along with a covering message. We look forward to hearing from you.