Purpose of the role: 

To plan, implement and supervise the provision of quality care, in conjunction with Residents.  To ensure Residents retain their dignity and individuality.  To be involved in the general activities of the Care Home / Unit.  To maintain a safe and secure environment for Residents, Staff Members and Visitors.

 

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & QUALIFICATIONS

 

Required:

 

*                     Genuine interest in, and experience of working with, the relevant Resident group

*                     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:

 

*                SVQ Level 2 in Care

*                Previous supervisory experience

*                Experience / Qualification in the Safe Handling of Medicines

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Care:

 

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

 

2.            Support training and supervision of junior and new Staff Members in all aspects of their work in the Care Home, under the supervision of senior Staff Members.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

6.            Assist in the promotion of continence.

 

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

 

8.            Complete, observe & review care planning needs for Residents, and complete written daily records as instructed and in line with the Company’s policies and procedures.

 

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

 

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

Closing Date

Closing date for applications: 
29.01.2018
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