Senior Carer, Days - Worthington

Lakeside, Chorley Rd, Standish, Wigan, Greater Manchester, WN1 2XN
  • Full Time
  • permanent
  • 36 hours per week
As a Senior Carer, you will be responsible for caring for people with a wide range of needs as well as dispensing medication and keeping care plans up to date. Part of the role is to help our Care Assistants develop within their roles to become the best carers they can be. Candidates must hold a Level 3 in Health and Social Care.

Salary: Up to £13.09

Role expectations:

  • Provide the highest level of personal care and attention to residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm, and supportive.
  • Participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each resident and administer medication to residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
  • Provide leadership to the care staff.
  • Ensure that all staff contribute to the efficient running of the service and supervise staff you support.
  • Ensure the health and well-being of all staff working within the home.
  • Develop effective working relationships with other employees.
  • Work in cooperation with members of the multi-disciplinary.
  • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the residents.
  • Maintain skills at a current level, and undertake training and development as may and when required.
  • Seek opportunities for personal and professional growth.


  • Salary Up to £13.09 an hour.
  • Ongoing training and career development.
  • Competitive Employee Recognition and Reward Scheme.
  • Fully funded Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Full uniform and onsite parking provided.
  • 5.6 weeks annual leave based on a full-time contract.

Personal Responsibilities:

  • Have a caring nature.
  • Be a strong communicator.
  • Ability to work on your own and in a team.
  • Flexible and adaptable to resident/staff needs.
  • Attend statutory training and any other training as directed by the management.
  • Work well with others.
  • Involve carers, family, external agencies, and colleagues.
  • Speak up when things go wrong.
  • Understand person-centred care and be able to demonstrate respect for individuals’ choices.
  • Promote independence and encourage appropriate risk-taking.
  • Ensure no one is discriminated against or excluded.
  • Understand Human Rights and their impact on care delivery.
  • Facilitate people to ‘speak up’ about concerns and act upon them.
  • Strive for quality in everything you do – recognise what quality in care means for people using our services.
  • Be open to critique and focus on improvement.
  • Be open to new opportunities for learning.
  • Treat people with kindness.
  • Understand the importance of empathy in all areas of employment.
  • Understand the values of others and always provide a caring service.
  • Focus on how things could be done better and share ideas.
  • Understand well-being and what is important to people using our services.
  • Improve outcomes for people.
  • Ensure appropriate services are provided for people using the services.

About Millennium Care:

Millennium Care is a multi-award-winning, family-owned care organisation with a difference. Recently named ‘Care Employer of the Year’, we provide expert care across a number of homes, set in picturesque surroundings across Lancashire and Greater Manchester.

At Millennium we are focused on providing individual, person-centred care, whilst keeping enjoyment alive in all our homes and bringing a fresh and innovative approach to care.

Diversity & Inclusion:

Millennium Care is dedicated to building a workplace that reflects the diversity of the world we live in. We believe that a diverse and inclusive environment is essential for fostering creativity, innovation, and success.

Millennium Care is committed to providing equal opportunities, and creating an inclusive culture while promoting equitable practices.


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