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Care Assistant - Full Time

Published 2017-11-20 13:27:13

Oswestry , England.
Start : ASAP Experience : Expected Salary : 7.51 per hourPension Scheme

Job description

MEADOWBROOK CARE HOME IS LOOKING FOR CARE ASSISTANTS HOURS OF WORK AVAILABLE Full Time = 4 Shifts Days = 7.45am - 8pmNights = 7.45pm - 8am PLEASE APPLY BY EMAIL  JOB DESCRIPTION - CARE ASSISTANT  This job description is designed to give candidates details of the post and to form an integral part of the Contract of Employ­ment for the Post Holder. Report:Home Manager  Aims of post Assist in all procedures relating to resident care and participate as part of the team in achieving set standards.  The post will entail working under supervision, not necessarily direct, most of the time. Participate in rehabilitation of residents where appropriate, and to assist their mobility and general well-being. Assist in achieving and maintaining a safe and secure environment for residents, staff and visitors. Ensure clear communications with residents, visitors, other staff and the general public to maintain the good reputation of the business. Duties of the post A Care Assistant is an important member of the team, caring for residents and the following are some of the duties of the post. Assist with the admission/discharge of residents, listing their clothing/valuables and helping orientate residents to the new surroundings. Ensure bedrooms and clinical areas of the home are tidy and free from hazards. Assist with bed and immersion bathing, care of hair, teeth and nails. Assist with moving and handling of residents using safe techniques, including the use of mechanical aids/appliances where appropriate. Assist with meal service. Assist residents with eating and drinking as necessary, and report any problems to person in charge. Help in giving/removing toilet utensils and after-care of resident where necessary.  Care of sanitary utensils, including disinfecting after use.  Assist with Care Home infection control policy. Answer the telephone, take record and transmit messages promptly. Assist with chaperone/escort duties as required. Participate in diversional therapy for residents, as organised by person in charge. Be aware of their role/responsibilities in terms of the Health & Safety at Work Act, the Staff Handbook and Operational Policies Manual (copies of each of which are available in the Home Managers Office). This job description indicates the main duties and responsibilities of the post.  It is not intended as a complete list and may be subject to review periodically.  Vocational (e.g. NVQ/SNVQ)
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