Purpose of the role: 

 

JOB PURPOSE:     To assist in the provision of care and work as part of a team to achieve required standards. To ensure Residents retain their dignity and individuality.  To be involved in the general activities of the Care Home / Unit.

 

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & QUALIFICATIONS

 

Required:

 

*                Genuine interest in working within a caring environment

*                     Ability to communicate effectively at all levels

*                Team player

*               Willingness to participate in Vocational Training Programmes

*                     Satisfactory Police Check and check against the PVG List

               

Desired:

 

*                Relevant Vocational Qualification (achieved / working towards)

*                Experience of working with the relevant Resident group

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Care:

 

  1. Ensure the highest possible levels of care are maintained by supporting/assisting Residents, when required, with washing, toileting, dressing, undressing, and all other aspects of daily living.

 

2.            Assist Residents in all aspects of their care needs (e.g. physical, emotional and spiritual). Provide attention when needed, whilst ensuring Residents retain their comfort and dignity.

 

3.            Pay particular attention to assisting Residents who have limited mobility, or physical / learning difficulties, making the best use of aids provided.

 

4.             Closely monitor Residents who may be confused and / or who have behavioural problems.

 

5.            Assist in the promotion of continence.

 

6.            Assist in the delivery of care for Residents who are dying or who have a progressive illness.  Assist with last offices.

 

7.            Observe care planning needs for Residents and complete written daily records as instructed and in line with the Company’s policies and procedures.

 

8.            Assist in framework of social activities by interacting with Residents and helping them continue with hobbies and activities in the Care Home.

 

9.            Answer Nurse call system, giving assistance as required.  Answer the door and telephone appropriately.  Respond accordingly, and pass on messages promptly.

 

10.          Under the supervision and guidance of senior Care Staff, report on the well-being of Residents.

 

11.          Carry out regular checks on Residents at intervals determined by senior Staff Members.

 

Closing Date

Closing date for applications: 
30.04.2018
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