Senior Care Assistant

The Mid Galloway Community Day Centre
Full Time
Newton Stewart

The tasks of the Senior Care Assistant will be:

  • Assisting the manager in the day to day running of the centre.
  • Deputising for the Manager to cover holidays and illness
  • Maintaining records and setting up records for new members and updating existing members details.
  • Being responsible for the main hall being kept in a tidy and orderly condition.
  • Being responsible for arranging and monitoring transport for members.
  • Assessing the member’s transport needs, discussing transport arrangements with each new member, monitoring the transport provided as appropriate, arranging routes/rotas and escorts and drivers for collecting and returning members.
  • Ensuring the safety of members while using the transport including carrying out regular risk assessments.
  • Assisting the manager when required to interview and assess potential centre members. This may include visiting new members in their own homes, arranging for new members to visit the centre and informing new members about the activities available in the centre.
  • Attending the member’s committee meeting and recording minutes, bringing feedback to the manager and Board.
  • To undertake training courses and attend meetings as required.