Casual Night Care Worker - Bungtingford

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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:

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Salary: £7.83 7.83 per hour

Hours: Temporary / Cover

Contact Name: HR Assistant

Job Reference: 451 Nevetts

Description

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.

Job Description

  • 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)

Person Specification

  • Trustworthy

  • 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

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Support
  • Personal Care

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