Senior Care Worker / Senior Care Assistant

What is the role

Senior care workers provide physical and emotional support to individuals and supervise teams of care assistants.

What does it involve

  • Supervise a team of care assistants
  • Write care plans
  • Monitor patients’ vital signs, like blood pressure and heart rate
  • Complete patient medication records
  • Develop and lead activities for service users
  • Keep families up to date about their relative’s progress
  • Train and mentor new staff
  • Attend team meetings with service managers
  • Provide emergency cover

Salary range

from £24,510 to £27,000

Entry qualifications required

Level 2 or 3 Diploma or Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care.

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