• Full time
  • Anywhere
  • £16.52 GBP
  • 1 June 2024
  • Salary/Hourly Rate: £16.52

Senior Healthcare Assistant

St.Agnes, Cornwall

Full-time 36 hours contract


Are you a natural born leader with good communication and people skills?

Do you get a kick from achieving positive results?

Do you love to work in a welcoming homely environment, with a supportive and passionate team?

Karenza are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced senior healthcare assistant, to lead a team of passionate care assistants. The right candidate must be hard working with good communication and leadership skills, proficient in the assessment of peoples care needs and developing person centred care plans. You must also be willing to join in with our events and celebrations, dressing up, signing along, making the residents laugh and smile is key to being part of the Karenza Family.

Benefits of joining Karenza Care Home

  • Completive pay rates
  • 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 training, uniform, parking, meals 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

Pay Rates

  • £15.40 per hour
  • £30.80 per hour on Bank Holidays

Shift Times

  • 07.00 – 19:00

Additional Information

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

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