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2018-02-09 Care Homes Job Title: Care

Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home

Job Role: Carer / Care Assistant / Care Support Worker

Date Posted: 13 Jan 2018

Job Location: Guildford , Surrey

Salary: £8.75 to £9.75 per hour Enhancements for full shifts done above contract

Hours: Full Time

Contact Name: Dionne Willoughby

Job Reference: Care Home Assistant


Key Responsibilities

•To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to Residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of Residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
•To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
•To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and administer medication to Residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
•To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the Residents.
•To always be alert to Residents - physical and mental well being, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
•To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
•Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support Residents to participate in leisure activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting Residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
•Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Carebase Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
•Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way,    with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for Residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
•To be an active and supportive member of the Care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication ensuring that
Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

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