Senior Care Assistant - Nights - Newark Care Home, Port Glasgow

Working with Anavo Group means much more than a job. We look after each other, and we want our people to thrive. We invest in training and education, so our people can achieve their personal and professional goals and aspirations. When you join Anavo Group, you’ll be part of an innovative and growing organisation that is committed to making a tangible difference to people in Care Homes. You will join an environment where we can achieve great things together. Newark is currently being managed by Anavo Group. Newark offers nursing of older people and dementia care. Newark is a 61 bedded Care Home that is split into 4 units.

Why choose to work for us?

We offer:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Support through SVQ qualifications.
  • Free PVG check.
  • Free uniform.
  • Reward and Recognition Programme.
  • Refer a Friend Scheme.
  • Free library of online courses for continuous professional development.

The Role

As a Senior Care Assistant, you will be required to:


  • To be responsible for the safe dispersal of medication as well as undertake delegated duties from the Nurse in Charge which are within assessed competencies.
  • Ensure the highest levels of care are maintained by supporting and assisting our residents, when required, for their personal care with washing, toileting, dressing, undressing, as well as all other aspects of their daily living.
  • Provide support to the Registered Nurses.
  • Supervise Care Assistants.
  • Assist in the delivery of care for our residents at the end of their lives as well as those who have progressive illnesses.
  • Observe care planning needs for our residents and complete daily updates to their care plans.
  • Assist in social activities by interacting with our residents and helping them continue with hobbies and activities.


You will also be required to:


  • Register with the relevant professional bodies.
  • Maintain professional knowledge and competence.
  • Complete mandatory training days and online courses.
  • Participate in relevant SVQ training to achieve required qualifications.


Essential candidate criteria:


  • SVQ3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent.
  • Experience of providing high quality care within the Care Home environment.
  • Understand care documentation and clinical assessment.


Anavo Group is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of our residents and will take up relevant PVG checks as part of the recruitment process.


By applying for this vacancy there is an expectation that you are willing to enter, or have already entered, the COVID-19 vaccination programme and can provide evidence of your status. If you are medically exempt, please contact a member of the HR Team to discuss before proceeding with your application.


***This advert will close as soon as we have received a sufficient level of applications, please do not delay in applying ***

Quick glance

  • Location: Southfield Avenue, Port Glasgow PA14 6PS
  • Salary: £11.34 per hour (night shift 8pm - 8am)
  • Type: Full-Time – Permanent, Night Shift (8pm - 8am)


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