Senior Care Assistant

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Malvern
Salary
10.75 - 10.75 GBP Hourly + GBP10.75/hour
Posted
17 Jul 2019
Closes
14 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Senior Care Assistant - Community Care
Location: Malvern
Salary: GBP10.75 per hour
Our client, a care provider based in Malvern, currently has the requirement for a Senior Care Assistant to join their existing team
Responsibilities:
* In the absence of the Manager / Team Leader, provide effective leadership, ensuring that all service requirements are met, e.g. allocating tasks, checking performance, supervising and supporting staff.
* To support residents in all aspects of their personal care, including washing, bathing, and toileting, shaving and dressing. Also provide help and support in assisting residents to get out of bed and retire to bed.
* To assist and support residents to eat their meals, helping to serve and prepare drinks and light snacks at residents' requests.
* To assist residents in maintaining their laundry requirements. Changing sheets, making beds, sorting soiled linen, washing/tumble drying, (ensuring at all times that this is done so in accordance with the washing instructions attached to the items) and ironing as required.
* To make an inventory of individual items of clothing for each resident as appropriate.
* To complete and maintain residents Care plans and other documentation as appropriate.
* To assist with the personal washing and preparation of deceased residents and ensure that the residents personal belongings is sorted and disposed of with respect and in accordance with each individual's or family wishes.
* To support and escort residents to attend community health appointments, i.e. dentist, hospital etc., if required.
* To encourage residents to remain motivated, stimulated and active by talking and listening to them, writing letters on their behalf and encouraging them to participate in various activities.
* To maintain and respect at all times the confidentiality of residents' information and to communicate any related queries to the Manager / Team Leader.
* To provide additional support and undertake certain tasks connected with the residents, on the basis of 'as required' e.g. disinfect recently soiled furniture, clean commodes etc.
* To respond to emergencies as they arise, informing / involving the Manager / Team Leader as appropriate.
* To maintain at all times the Health and Safety of residents, visitors and colleagues in accordance with the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974.
* To ensure you are aware and understand all statutory and home policies and procedures and adhere to them at all times.
* To undertake and participate in any development training or staff meetings as required by the Manager or legal legislation e.g. The Care Standards Act 2000, Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 etc.
* To assist with any other related duties as required by the Company.
Requirements:
* Care Assistant: Experience as a Care Assistant is required for this post.
* Available to work evenings and alternate weekends
* Full UK driving license
* Senior Care Assistant: NVQ 3 Health and Social Care is required for this post
This vacancy is being managed by Ben Moses at Spear Recruitment Ltd.
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