Senior Care Assistant

Location: Toray Pines, Coningsby
Hours: Full-Time and Part-Time

Full Job Description

Senior Care Assistant (Nights) Full Time & Part Time
Toray Pines – Coningsby

If you’re passionate, caring and looking for a rewarding job with excellent training, great opportunities and share the same Unique Vision and Values as us:







Join our team at Tanglewood and make a real difference.


Working towards or have achieved NVQ level 2 / 3 Care Training programmes.

Willingness to participate in Vocational Training programmes.

Key Responsibilities


To be a competent role model to the team. Ensure the highest possible levels of care are maintained by supporting/assisting clients when required, with all aspects of daily living. Organise and control care assistants throughout the shifts.

Support training and supervision of all junior and new Team Members in all aspects of their work in the care home, under the supervision of senior Team Members. To act as a key worker and assist clients in all aspects of their care needs (e.g. physical, emotional and spiritual) Provide supervision and attention when needed, ensuring Clients retain their comfort and dignity.

Pay particular attention to clients who have limited mobility or physical/learning difficulties, making the best use of aids provided.

Closely monitor clients who may be confused and/or who have behavioural problems.

Assist in the promotion of continence.

Assist in the delivery of care for clients who are dying or who have a progressive illness. Assist with last offices.

Complete, observe and review care planning needs for clients and complete daily written records as instructed in line with the company’s policies and procedures.

If working a night shift carry out regular checks determined by the care plan.

Assist in framework of social activities by interacting with Clients and helping them to continue with hobbies and activities in the care home.

Make visitors feel welcome. Provide refreshments / assistance as and when required.

Report on well-being of clients and liaise with GPs and support managers etc.

Ensure that rooms are clean and tidy, and commodes are empty, in line with the care home’s disposal of waste policy. Ensure the care home’s resources are used appropriately.

Clean and maintain equipment used by clients / relatives e.g. wheelchairs, hearing aids, spectacles etc. Ensure the 

Care Home is kept clean and tidy, in line with the Company’s attention to detail philosophy.

If applicable, care for clients clothing and rooms as named, and ensure that all clothing is recorded and clearly marked.

Ensure full privacy and dignity is maintained for the dying and the bereaved, in line with the company’s policies and procedures.

Assist clients who need help during mealtimes (be aware of swallowing difficulties, dietary requirements etc.) Assist with serving of food / drinks as requested / required.

Escort clients travelling to and from the care home e.g. on outings, hospital visits etc.

Care of residential clients (where applicable)

Dispense medication and ensure correct recording of all relevant information relating to medication (after satisfactory completion of the Safe Handling of Medicines course.)

Ensure all holistic assessments are carried out when Clients are admitted to the care home e.g. covering nutritional and incontinence issues, risk assessment etc.


Participate in staff and clients meetings as and when required.

Ensure a clear and concise handover report is given to all Team Members in a timely manner

Training and Development:

Maintain professional knowledge and competence.

Attend mandatory training days / courses on or off site as and when required.

Participate in all training relevant to role to achieve required qualifications.


Promote and ensure the good reputation of the care home.

Ensure that all information of confidential nature gained in the course of duty is not divulged to third parties.

Notify the Registered Manager or the person in charge, as soon as possible of your inability to report for duty, and also on your return to work from all periods of absence.

Ensure the security of the care home is maintained at all times.

Adhere to all company policies and procedures.

Ensure all equipment is clean and well maintained.

Carry out any other tasks that may be reasonably assigned to you.

To be up to date with the company staff handbook

Tanglewood have competitive rates of pay, stability in shift patterns and an abundance of benefits:

  • Free tunic when you begin
  • Meals included on shift
  • Induction and initial training for the role you begin
  • Ongoing refresher training, staff development and unique training tailored to your route
  • Team Member wellbeing support
  • Time and a half on all bank holidays
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Access to Blue Light card (discounts on high street brands, hotels, festivals, motoring, mobile phone, holidays, cinemas, health and fitness, gyms, supermarket shopping)
  • Access to free a Will writing service.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: £11.00 per hour


  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme


  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift

Work Location: n person

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