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Senior Carer

Job Title: Senior Carer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newton Abbot
Salary: 19760
Contact Name: Liz Mcnally
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago

Job Description


We are looking for a Senior Carer for a well-established residential care home in the Newton Abbot area.

You must have motivation, initiative and be competent in your job as you may be left in charge for small periods of time.


You will act as a shift leader and run the floor during the duration of your shift.

As a senior carer you will take Responsibility for the running and safety of the home in the absence of Management and Head of Care.


To ensure proper records are maintained, assist staff, dispensing of medications, prepare shopping lists on the premises during contracted hours and that all relevant paperwork is completed on time.

A NVQ Level 3 diploma in health care is essential and on-going training will be provided in all relevant areas.

The hours of work are 40 hours a week between 7.00 am – 8.00 pm including some weekend work with a pay rate of between £8.50 and £9.50 an hour depending on experience. The weekends will also pay an hourly rate of £1.00 extra enhancements at weekends on top on your normal weekly rate.

Any offer of employment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.