Senior Care Assistant/ Med Technician (Mayflower)


At Canford Healthcare we specialise in providing quality residential and specialist care services across our group of care homes.  A fantastic and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Care Assistant/ Med Technician to become part of our growing team at Mayflower Care Home.

At Mayflower Care Home we provide a full range of specialist care to the very highest standards. Each member of our exceptional team understands that the best care is personal, understanding and supportive, and most importantly is provided with a smile.

You will provide highest possible standards of care and service to all residents, in addition to a supervisory role.  As a senior Care Assistant/ Med Technician, you will be in charge of a shift of workers and take responsibility for the smooth running of services whilst on duty.  You will administer prescribed drugs in accordance with NMC Guidelines and Company Policy and Procedure.  You will respond to emergencies and provide guidance and support to Care Assistants under the supervision of qualified Nursing Staff.

Key Duties will include:

Resident Care

  • Contribute to the updating, development and review of care plans, ensuring involvement of residents / representatives at all times.
  • To administer drugs and treatments as prescribed in accordance with NMC guidelines and Company Policy and Procedure.
  • Carry out regular checks on residents and the environment throughout the night, working with the Clinical Care Coordinator and Management Team where applicable, to ensure standards are maintained.


  • Act as a role model to all Care Assistants.
  • Organise the care staff for the shift, delegate care based on your knowledge of the residents and staff levels and abilities.
  • Supervising care delivery and reporting any concerns to the RGN in change
  • Assist with staffing rota’s and shift coverage as required


  • Adhere to the GSCC Code of Conduct.
  • Be aware of the CQC Fundamental Standards.
  • Take every opportunity to improve your skills and knowledge both by self-development.
  • Assist the development of the company’s philosophy of person-centred care and strive to achieve associated goals.
  • All shifts (including Night Shifts) are waking shifts

The successful candidate will have an NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care, Medical Administration qualification and have a minimum of 2-3 years in a similar role.

In return you will be offered a fantastic working environment, strong support from our management team and a generous, competitive remuneration package including:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Premium overtime rates
  • Automatic enrolment into our Pension and enhanced life assurance schemes
  • Canford Rewards: offering a huge range of high street retail discounts
  • Discretionary sick pay
  • Employee wellbeing programmes including occupational health support
  • Provided with free modern uniforms
  • Flexible work opportunities available through our on-line rota system
  • Christmas bonus & team celebrations
  • Refer a friend bonus opportunity
  • Employee loyalty initiatives
  • Industry leading Learning & Development
  • Plenty of opportunities for career development and the chance to get involved with innovative care projects.
  • You would become part of the Canford Family.

If you have the right skills and experience, have drive, commitment, a caring outlook and are seeking a new exciting challenge then why not become part of our team.


Interested?  Why not apply and begin your journey with Mayflower Care Home.