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2017-11-24 Care Homes Job Title: Casual Night Care Worker - Bungtingford
Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home
Job Role: Bank Carer / Care Assistant
Date Posted: 25 Oct 2017
Job Location: Buntingford , Hertfordshire
Company: Quantum Care Ltd
Salary: £7.83 per hour
Hours: Temporary / Cover
Contact Name: HR Assistant
Are you a caring and compassionate person who loves to help people?
Would you like to work for a caring and compassionate organisation?
Have you got a pleasant personality?
Then come and join us in our mission “for care – not profit”
Nights - Casual hours (relief)
Job main purposes
To provide a range of services as a member of a care team which is designed to provide a homely and caring atmosphere where the residents’ quality of life is maximised.
To contribute to the creation of a pleasant environment by undertaking a variety of care and housekeeping duties whilst promoting the dignity, privacy and encouragement of independence of residents
To provide quality care by attending to residents’ physical and personal needs including washing, dressing, bathing, toileting, feeding and any other personal needs
To encourage contacts with friends and family, activities in the community and personal shopping
To help with basic housekeeping duties such as making beds, care of linen/laundry and clothing and tidying residents’ rooms in order to maintain a high standard of cleanliness throughout the Home.
To participate in staff meetings, training and development and staff supervision
To contribute to the preparation and review of individual resident’s care plans
To assist with the distribution of medication in accordance with the standard procedures and under the general supervision of the Care Team Manager
Shifts are usually day based or night based (unless cover is necessary)
Passion to care for older people
Ability to use own initiative
Ability to work as a team member and prioritise tasks
Good communication skills
Ability to relate positively to residents, families, team members
Good listening skills and ability to give accurate verbal reports to team members
A respectful and positive attitude
Very flexible approach to working hours and ability to work weekends and unsocial hours
Good level of literacy and numeracy
A willingness to study for NVQ in care and follow a mandatory training programme
Committed to own professional development
Neat and tidy
Over 18 years of age