Senior Care Assistant - Dumfries

Recruiter
Embrace
Location
Dumfries
Salary
£0.00 - £8.95/Hour
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
£8.95 per hour + Company BenefitsWe are looking for Senior Care Assistants to join our team at Allanbank based in Dumfries providing personalised care for people predominantly over the age of 65 with varied and sometimes complex care needs. This is a Full or Part Time position working on rotational day and night shifts.There are multiple positions available.The Allanbank Facility comprises of 4 separate units which specialise in supporting people with a range of both mental and physical health problems. The team at Allanbank provide a holistic approach to care that involves the individual and supports them to be as independent as far as possible.Responsibilities:Build good relationships with the people we support as well as other staff members Provide daily support to the residents to help maintain and improve, where possible, independence and mobilityAssist residents to carry out their activities of living e.g., dressing, eating and bathingSet the dining room, serve and clear meals to a high standard Provide in-between nourishment as instructed, including the service of tea/coffee etc. to visitorsAssist residents to choose from the daily menu and report any comments on food and requests for particular dishesAssist with bed making and changing of linenTo keep all rooms clean and tidy at all-times ensuring a safe environmentBenefits:28 days annual leave inc BH (pro rata)Child Care VouchersEye Care VouchersRetail Discount SchemeCost of PVG CheckOn-going Training & DevelopmentEmployee Assistance Programme (EAP)QCF / NVQ Level 3 or equivalent is essentialWilling to train to administer medicationPassion for delivering high quality careExcellent communication and interpersonal skillsFamiliar with medication procedures and confident to lead a shift in the managers absenceOur positions are subject to PVG disclosures which will be completed upon successful application. All applications will be dealt with on an individual basis in accordance with our policy and organisational requirements.We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.