Senior Care Assistant NVQ2 - Newmarket

Four Seasons Health Care
02 Dec 2017
04 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 nightsKingfisher 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 Senior Care Assistant you will support the running of the shift and 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 Senior Care Assistant what do you need to do to make this happen? Ensure the delivery of quality of care by continually assessing our residents needs and wishes Develop, review and update care plans to meet our clients changing physical, social and psychological needs Communicate professionally and warmly with visitors and family, and other health care professionals Promote high standards of care by ensuring all staff are supervised appropriately and shifts run in a smooth and efficient manner Promote the Home in a professional manner, by becoming actively involved in raising awareness of the Home within the local community