Care Assistants/Senior care assistants – Radcliffe on Trent, Nottinghamshire – £competitive

Care Assistants and Senior care assistants required in a small and friendly residential home that offers long and short-term care along with day care facilities for the elderly who have Dementia. My client provides a homely, loving and caring environment that supports individuals in every aspect of living or lifestyles.

My client is looking for carers who are compassionate to share with other staff in meeting care needs of the service users in a way that respects the dignity of the individual and promotes independence.

Responsibilities include: (for both care assistant and senior care assistants)

  • Assisting service users with every aspect of personal care needs such as dressing, washing, eating and continence
  • Assisting service users with mobility needs including use of appropriate equipment
  • Promoting mental and physical activity of service users through social interaction such as talking, taking them out, tidying their rooms, reading and writing
  • Assisting service users in serving and eating their meals appropriately.
  • Answering emergency buzzers, the door and telephone; greeting visitors and acting in a way to promote the home’s reputation
  • Reading and writing daily records including observation and monitoring charts such as food/fluid and continence charts
  • Taking part in staff and service users meetings as well as in attending and taking part in relevant training activities

Additional responsibilities for Senior care assistants:

  • To support the manager in all aspects of the home’s management including taking temporary charge during the absence of the manager
  • To oversee junior staffs in all aspects of their work in the home
  • Assisting service users to take their medication safely
  • Carry out any other reasonable duties as may be required in the home

 

Apply with your current CV and covering letter today.

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