Role summary


Lead Senior Care Assistant (dementia community)



Name of home

Anya Court Care Home

Number of hours

40 hours per week (Days/Nights/Supernumerary)

Closing date

31st July 2019

Contract type

Permanent - Full Time


£11.50 per hour

Contact details

Sarah Connaire

Job details

Do you want to work for a multi-award winning care provider?

We’re a family run business and we’re growing, so if you’re looking for your next job opportunity, it’s right here!

Hallmark Care Homes are recognised in the industry for their innovative designs and the quality of living environments they provide to residents. This is shown by being honoured with a prestigious Pinders Design Award, for the fifth year running.

Why us?

At Hallmark Care Homes, we have dedicated team members who are chosen for their compassionate natures as well as their qualifications and experience. We provide relationship centred care, placing the individual needs of the resident at the very centre of all we do. We also have some great benefits to reward our team members, such as competitive salaries, pension, optional health care cash plan, excellent training, plus personal as well as career development opportunities.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Deputy Manager, the Lead Senior Care Assistant (dementia community) is responsible for ensuring a high level of care is provided to our residents and meets the code of conduct and company procedures.

The Lead Senior will support the Deputy Manager providing leadership to the clinical team providing strong clinical knowledge  to ensure the highest standards are achieved in all areas of the home including relationship centered care, clinical care and dementia care.

What experience is needed for this role?

  • QCF Diploma Level 3 / NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care (or equivalent )
  • Dementia Qualification for care homes with people living with dementia
  • Minimum of two years shift leadership and management
  • Proven track record in a care home environment delivering quality care
  • Proven track record leading, empowering, supporting and motivating a clinical team
  • Experience delivering high quality relationship centered care (Desirable)
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent written, non-verbal and verbal communication skills
  • Dementia Knowledge (for care homes with people living with dementia)
  • Knowledge of and competence in Microsoft Office applications and Windows based operating environments – Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Explorer
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Able to adapt to change
  • Approachable
  • Confident
  • Diplomatic
  • Enthusiastic
  • Flexible
  • Willing to learn and develop
  • Influencing skills
  • Listening skills
  • Negotiating skills
  • Patient
  • Positive attitude
  • Self-motivator
  • Flexible approach to working hours - able to work occasional outside of normal hours.
  • Ability to promote a professional image for the company at all times
  • Willing and able to travel to other homes where needed for training / support
  • Able to adapt to the Hallmark culture

What benefits do we offer?

As well as competitive salaries we offer some great benefits including:

  • 28 days holiday (including statutory Bank Holidays)
  • Bank Holiday pay enhancements
  • Excellent induction and on-going training
  • Personal and career development opportunities
  • Workplace Pension
  • Free uniform
  • Optional healthcare cash plan
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