£8.50 per hour



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Job Description - HCA


Premiere Care Homes

Senior Health Care Assistant

The Senior Health Care Assistant is a pivotal role to the successful day to day management and care delivery within the residential care homes. It provides clear, effective and dynamic practice leadership to support the highest standards of performance, enabling everyone to have a vibrant and fulfilling life.

As well as providing care, the post holder will co-ordinate and supervise the work of a team of Care Service Assistants. Each team provides an extensive range of personal and social care services to the home's residents supported by the principles of Premiere care homes philosophy of care.

The candidate must have an NVQ 2 working towards a level 3 or a NVQ 3 and previous experience in a supervisory position as well as experience administering medication.

As a Senior Health Care Assistant you will be responsible for ensuring a high standard of person centered care is delivered ensuring that individuals choices and preferences are respected at all times.

You will be responsible for supporting carers with their professional development and leading by example at all times.

Senior Health Care Assistant duties:

  • Safe Management and Administration of Medication
  • Provides a pivotal role to the successful day to day management and care delivery
  • Provides clear, effective and dynamic practice leadership to support highest standards of care and enablement to residents
  • Co-ordinate and Supervise the work team of Health Care Assistants
  • Communicate effectively with outside professionals and residents families
  • Must have NVQ Level 2 and working towards NVQ Level 3 or willing to enrol.
  • Previous experience in supervisory role or as a Care Assistant


Our Senior Health Care Assistant will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Work Place Pension
  • Paid holiday per year (pro rata)
  • Excellent on going training from day one and throughout your career
  • We are a family run company with internal promotions available
  • Enhanced pay for working bank holidays, Christmas, Boxing day and New Years day
  • Team building outings
  • Full DBS refund once you have passed your probation

About our home

Penerley Lodge is our beautiful 29 bed home made up from Victorian styled houses in South East London