Senior Care Assistant – Nights

Senior Care Assistant – Nights Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Senior Care Assistant – Nights to join our team.


  • To ensure that all night documentation is completed and signed for;
  • To ensure the home is safe and secure;
  • Interacting with our residents on a personal level;
  • Helping our residents with personal support and care,
  • Serving meals/drinks and assisted feeding;
  • Maintaining care plans;
  • Administration and monitoring of medications to residents;
  • Leading the team of carers on the shift and provide assistance to the management team;
  • Taking effective action to address areas of dissatisfaction or poor performance;
  • Managing and contributing the smooth running of the home;
  • Assisting with medication and leading and supporting the care team;
  • Helping families adjust and assist them where necessary;
  • Helping residents with daily tasks, including personal care (washing, cooking, feeding when necessary, changing continence pads, etc);
  • Providing hands on care;
  • Leading the shift and taking charge of the other care staff.


  • Ability to work as part of a team and individually;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • A minimum of NVQ L2 is essential, along with a willingness to work towards NVQ L3;
  • Caring nature;
  • Flexibility and be able to adapt to the needs of Residents;
  • You may have experience of the following: Care, Care Assistant, Support Worker, and Health Care Assistant;
  • Comfortable to act on instructions or work on your own initiative;
  • Demonstrate excellent leadership qualities;
  • Be friendly, kind, honest, reassuring and an effective communicator;
  • Hold an NVQ 3 in Health and Social Care (or be willing to work towards).