Senior Care Assistant

Senior Care Assistant

Colten Care | Christchurch, England, BH23 1QN, GB
Job Type: Full Time

Posted 24 days ago

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Senior Care Lead 

Days: Up to £13.40 per hour / Nights: Up to £14.15 per hour (including enhancements)

42 hours per week, contracts available on days and/or nights to support you and your work/life balance, including alternate weekends (includes paid breaks)


We’re looking for a Senior Care Lead to join our team and become a valued part of day-to-day life in our home, Avon Reach in Christchurch BH23 4AH

You’ll work closely with our Nursing team, playing a leading role in the administration of medicines, care planning, infection control, and assisting with the training and supervision of new staff.

You’ll build lasting relationships with our residents and make a meaningful difference to their health and wellbeing every day, assisting them to lead a fulfilled life.

About You

Compassion is in your nature. You’re able to lead with a “can-do” attitude and great communications skills. You’ll enjoy being a positive role model for your colleagues.

You’re a team player, willing to be hands-on with residents and help them whenever needed. You’re organised, hard-working, resilient, with good observations skills, attention to detail and a sense of fun.

You’ll have at least two years’ experience working within adult care, ideally within a similar role, and be qualified to NVQ/Diploma Level 3 in Health and Social Care.

About Colten Care

We’re a local, family-owned, award-winning large care home group, with an outstanding reputation within the industry thanks to our amazing people and our focus on keeping the resident at the heart of everything we do.

All 21 of our nursing homes are rated good or outstanding by the CQC, our national regulator. We provide the perfect blend of luxurious comfort and clinical excellence, ensuring residents enjoy a better quality of later life – “It’s All About Me.”

We’re proud to support carers with a well-established development pathway, so you’ll enjoy excellent training and development with personal coaching. This will include medication training, first line leadership skills and much more. We care about you and your career and want to see you progress with us.


  • Additional hours / overtime opportunities available to suit your circumstances
  • Paid breaks and free meals on duty
  • Free uniforms
  • Staff recommendation reward scheme, up to £1,000 (terms apply)
  • Opportunities for career advancement to Trainee Nurse Associate, Nurse and beyond
  • Hands-on practical training.