Senior Carer Full Time (days & nights) - Bath

Retirement Villages
£8.93 - £9.18/Hour
02 Dec 2017
12 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Carer, full time position (days & nights)

We are looking to employ people who share our commitment to providing high quality, kind care and a passion to make a difference to the lives of the people we support. Key tasks include:

Ensure that all Staff Members contribute, to the best of their ability, to the efficient running of the Care Home and the creation of an atmosphere conducive to the best interests of the residents. Duties may include acting up for the Deputy Home Manager and / or the Home Manager in their absence.

Report any ill health amongst Residents and make request for GP / professional visits where necessary.

Ensure that Residents Care Plans are completed and maintained in conjunction with Residents, Relatives and other Health Care Professionals, and in accordance with NMC guidelines & Company policy.

Access all aspects of Residents care needs, and provide health supervision and direct Nursing Care when required.

Access social and health care needs of new Residents. And maintain on-going assessment and review of all other Residents.

Maintain accurate records and ensure that each Resident within the Care Home has an individualised Care Plan. Resident Care Plans to be reviewed on a bi-annual basis, or more frequently as and when required, in accordance with NMC guidelines & Company policy.

Carry out regular checks on Residents at intervals determined by the Home Manager. Ensure a clear and concise handover report is given to all relevant Staff Members at the beginning and end of each shift.

Administer prescribed medicines and document the same in accordance with the Company’s procedure and NMC guidelines.

Practice maximum integrity in all dealings with Residents personal and financial affairs, and avoid abuse of the privileged relationship which exists with Residents.

Participate in Staff and resident meetings as and when required.

Establish and maintain good communication with Residents, Relatives and with the multidisciplinary team. Provide administrative support when required.

Ensure that all commodities used in and around the Care Home are sensibly conserved by all Staff members e.g. monitor usage of incontinence aids, wipes, dressings, electricity etc.

Actively market the Care Home and promote a positive personal / professional profile within the local community, ensuring the good reputation of the Care Home at all times.
Ensure the Care Home is attractively presented, and odour free, at all times, in line with the Company’s attention to detail philosophy.
Ensure a viewing room is suitably presented and available at all times (unless Care Home is fully occupied).

Supervise and instruct junior and new Staff Members in all aspects of their work in the Care Home, giving help and guidance where appropriate.

.Maintain and improve professional knowledge and competence. Keep professionally updated in all areas of clinical expertise.

Attend mandatory training days / courses, on or off site, as and when required.

Report immediately to the Village/Home Manager, or Person in Charge, any illness of an infectious nature or accident incurred by a Resident, colleague, self or another.

Understand and ensure the implementation of the Care Home’s Health & Safety policy, and Emergency and Fire procedures.

Report to the Village/Home Manager, or the Maintenance person, any faulty appliances, damaged furniture, equipment or any potential hazard.

Promote safe working practice in the Care Home.

Adhere to all appropriate NMC guidelines / regulations.
Maintain all logbooks and records as required by both the Registering Authority and the Directors of the Company.

Ensure that all information of confidential nature gained in the course of duty is not divulged to third parties.
Assist in the arrangements for fund raising.

Notify the Village/Home Manager, or the Person in Charge, as soon as possible of your inability to work, and also on your return to work from all periods of absence.

Ensure the security of the Care Home is maintained at all times.

Adhere to all Company policies and procedures within the defined timescales.

Ensure all equipment is clean and well maintained.

Carry out any other tasks that may be reasonably assigned to you.