• Full time
  • Anywhere
  • £13.42-£26.84 GBP
  • 1 June 2024
  • Salary/Hourly Rate: £13.42-£26.84

Senior Healthcare Assistant 

Frances Bolitho

Penzance, Cornwall 

33 hour Contract 

Frances Bolitho Nursing Home are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced senior healthcare assistant, to lead a team of passionate night care assistants. You must be hard working with good communication and leadership skills and proficient in the assessment of peoples care needs and developing person centred care plans.

Benefits of joining Cornwallis Care Services Ltd

  • Completive pay rates
  • Enhancements paid for weekend – (time and a quarter)
  • Enhancements paid for bank holidays – (double time)
  • Career pathway, supported by training and development opportunities
  • Opportunity to work with a progressive and forward-thinking organisation
  • £500 Reward ‘refer a friend’ scheme
  • Performance and Service Rewards
  • Free Parking, uniform, training and DBS check

Main duties and Responsibilities of a Senior Health Care Assistant

  • To lead a team of Health Care Assistants to ensure the highest standards of person centred care for individual residents.
  • To administer medication as prescribed for individual residents.
  • To work as part of the team, providing all aspects of personal care for individual residents as needed.
  • To contribute to the care planning process.
  • To make accurate records relating to the care provided for residents and their well-being.
  • To provide formal supervision to team members as required.


  • Kind, caring and compassionate in nature
  • Highly motivated and driven to achieve high standard
  • Ability to work on own initiative and under pressure in a diverse and changing environment
  • Ability to communicate and interact well with residents and others
  • NVQ level 3 Health and social Care
  • Previous experience of medication administration
  • Previous experience of care planning and carrying out assessments

Additional Information

  • A full job description available on request.
  • To find out more, please call 0330 20 20 609 for an informal chat
  • We are unable to provide sponsorships or accommodation
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