CARER - Guildford

Recruiter
Carebase
Location
Guildford
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
02 Jan 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
CARER

Carebase is a leading provider of high quality residential, nursing and dementia care focused on improving wellbeing and quality of life. At the heart of our homes are the expert teams that really make the difference to the lives we touch, through the delivery of care and a deep sense of compassion. Our homes combine outstanding facilities in a uniquely-styled environment, which is created with comfort and elegance in mind.

Our company is in the Top 20 recommended care home providers on carehome.co.uk with an average family review of 9.3. Over the past five years we have been recognised for our exceptional care winning in excess of 20 awards, including Care Employer 2015 at the Great British Care Awards. We are very proud of our team and invest in them and recognise the contribution they make to ensure they can be the best they can be.

We are looking to recruit Care Assistants to deliver excellent residential care which meets the individual needs of residents and the high standards expected at Carebase.

Key Responsibilities:




Provide the highest level of personal care 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 these responsibilities are carried out in full

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

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

Always be alert to residents – physical and mental wellbeing, 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

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.