Flexi Carer

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2017-12-31 Care Homes Job Title: Flexi Carer

Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home

Job Role: Bank Carer / Care Assistant

Date Posted: 01 Dec 2017

Job Location: Hythe , Kent

Salary: £7.50 7.50 per hour

Hours: Part Time

Contact Name: Anna Morgan

Description

Carer 

Either currently holding NVQ level 2 or working towards the qualification.

Experience of working with older people and a willingness to learn.

To assist qualified staff in the day to day running of the Care Home and to maintain high standards of care and service towards service users, relatives, visitors and other members of staff.

To deliver care to service users as directed by the service user plan for that individual, reporting any changes or concerns to the nurse in charge or other qualified nursing staff.

Report both verbally and in writing on service user’s general condition and well being.

Maintain a clean and safe environment for service users and staff.

Assist nurses in maintaining records and care plans on each shift.

Assist senior carers within our Key Workers team system in becoming one of the primary people the service user goes to with any questions, concerns or requests

Make beds and use pressure care aids as directed.

Ensure our infection control measures are maintained on Sundays and any other day Housekeeping staff are not on duty or unavailable due to unforeseen circumstances - by the following measures:

  • Empty bins and wipe sinks in resident’s rooms as necessary with PINK cloth
  • Wipe over food tables in resident’s rooms and the lounge with YELLOW cloth
  • Wipe away spillages immediately they occur by using the PINK SANITIZER Spray and BLUE cloth

Assist in the collection of specimens and samples.

Act as chaperon for medical and professional staff as may be required.

Assist service users in maintaining their personal hygiene, dressing and going to bed.

Report accidents and incidents to the nurse in charge or senior member of staff on duty.

Assist in the care of all service users through the delivery of individual planned care programmes.

Promote independence and dignity of service users

Assist in enabling service users to live their chosen lifestyle.

Talk to and listen to service users.

Participate in social activities directed at benefiting service users quality of life.

Report complaints directly to the nurse in charge as soon as they are made.

Undertake NVQ level 2 training in Direct Care if not already qualified.

Undertake such in house and external training which is appropriate to your role and has been identified through a training needs appraisal.

Maintain confidentiality of information at all times.

Work within the policies, procedures and guidelines of the Homes’ Quality Management System.

Any other such duties as may be from time to time required to ensure the safe running of the home and delivery of appropriate care to service users

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