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Senior Care Assistant/Med Technician (Nights)

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Senior Care Assistant / Med Technician Full Time Night Shifts £11.54 per hour At Canford Healthcare we specialise in providing quality residential and specialist care services across our group of care homes.

Is this the next step in your career Find out if you are the right candidate by reading through the complete overview below.

At our residential nursing home in Hampton, a fantastic and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Care Assistant/Med Technician to become part of our team.

You will provide the highest possible standards of care and service to all residents, in addition to carrying out a supervisory role.

As a Senior Care Assistant/Med Technician, you will be in charge of a shift and will take responsibility for the smooth running of services whilst on duty.

You will administer prescribed drugs in accordance with NMC Guidelines and Company Policy and Procedure.

You will respond to emergencies and provide guidance and support to Care Assistants under the supervision of qualified Nursing Staff.

This is a full time night shift position, working 3 nights per week from 8.00pm to 8.00am.

Key Duties will include: Resident Care
* Contribute to the updating, development and review of care plans, ensuring involvement of residents / representatives at all times.
* To administer drugs and treatments as prescribed in accordance with NMC guidelines and Company Policy and Procedure.
* Carry out regular checks on residents and the environment, working with the Clinical Care Coordinator and Management Team where applicable, to ensure standards are maintained.


  • Act as a role model to all Care Assistants
  • Organise the care staff for the shift, delegate care based on your knowledge of the residents and staff levels and abilities
  • Supervise care delivery and report any concerns to the RGN in charge
  • Assist with staffing rota’s and shift coverage as required


  • Adhere to the GSCC Code of Conduct
  • Be aware of the CQC Fundamental Standards
  • Take every opportunity to improve your skills and knowledge both by self-development
  • Assist the development of the company’s philosophy of person-centred care and strive to achieve associated goals

The successful candidate will have an NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care, a Medication Administration qualification and have a minimum of 2-3 years experience in a similar role.

In return you will be offered a fantastic working environment, strong support from our management team and a generous, competitive remuneration package including:
* Competitive rates of pay
* Premium overtime rates
* Automatic enrolment into our Pension and enhanced life assurance schemes
* A huge range of high street retail discounts
* Discretionary sick pay
* Employee wellbeing programmes including occupational health support
* Provided with free modern uniforms
* Flexible work opportunities available through our on-line rota system
* Christmas bonus & team celebrations
* Refer a friend bonus opportunity
* Employee loyalty initiatives
* Industry leading Learning & Development
* Plenty of opportunities for career development and the chance to get involved with innovative care projects.

If you have the right skills and experience, have drive, commitment, a caring outlook and are seeking a new exciting challenge then why not become part of our team.

Interested? Why not apply and begin your journey with us

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