A senior care assistant will have shown that they are skilled in all of the areas listed in the ‘Care Assistant’ job. In addition to the tasks of a Care Assistant, a Senior Care Assistant will lead and organise a shift and be responsible for how the staff performs during the shift. When the Manager or Deputy Manager isn’t there, they will be in charge and take care of everything that needs to be done every day to keep the home working. For further information on this role, view the full job description.
The role of a care team leader is to ensure that a safe, effective and efficient care service is maintained which meets the needs of residents and relatives. Responsibilities include providing leadership and support for care staff, ensuring care is delivered according to latest guidelines and best practices and ensuring clear, accurate, record and communication systems are used. You can find out more here.
Healthcare assistants ensure each resident receives the appropriate care as detailed in their individual care plans. Healthcare assistants will also promote a caring environment for residents through high standards of practice which meet their physical, emotional, social, intellectual and spiritual needs. View more information about this job role here.
The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for ensuring that each patient gets the care they need. They do this by promoting and restoring patients’ health through the nursing process, working with doctors and other members of a multidisciplinary team, giving patients, friends, and families physical and emotional support, and supervising assigned team members. The best individual will be a professional who is responsible, well-trained, and able to give the best nursing care with little oversight. You will have a kind heart and a calm mood. You will also be able to follow the rules for health and safety without fail. The goal is to improve the health of patients by giving them good nurse care. For further information, view the full job description.