Care Assistant - Newmarket

Four Seasons Health Care
02 Dec 2017
02 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Site or Unit :Kingfisher House Care HomeAddress :St Fabians Close, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 0EJContracted Weekly Hours : 33 hours on daysKingfisher House is an 87 bed care home with dual nursing and residential registration. We also have a specialist dementia unit. The home is based in Newmarket, The 'Home of Horseracing' and is within walking distance from the town centre with a bus stop serving many of the surrounding towns such as Cambridge, Bury St Edmunds, Ely and Soham. Residents and families are always at the centre of everything we do and are very actively involved in our care planning and delivery. Our spacious refurbished property is set in its own grounds on a quiet cul-de-sac. Inside, we have several lounge areas, and large separate dining rooms. To assist residents and our team members, there's a wide range of equipment, including electrical manual handling equipment, and ultra-modern baths. We also have a resident cat, rabbits in the garden, and several fish tanks.As a Care Assistant you will show warmth and support to our residents and their families; helping to promote independence and dignity and positively enhancing the lives of individuals in our care. So as a Care Assistant what do you need to do to make this happen? Communicate professionally and warmly with all visitors to the home including family and friends Act as a key worker to a number of residents, providing friendship and supporting their needs. Take part in social activities both within and externally to the home When required, accompany residents to appointments outside the home Assist residents with personal hygiene needs Work as part of a team Attend training as required