Shift Senior - Chichester

Spear Recruitment Ltd
12 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Main Purpose of Job:

Shift Senor - To care and advise for the physical and emotional well-being of each service user’s requirements in accordance with the Manor’s Policies and Procedures. This will include participation in personal care, recreational activities, medication, educational opportunities, health and safety requirements and the full range of everyday living requirements.

Main Responsibilities:

The Shift Senior will communicate with his/her seniors in regard to the well-being of the service user and the general running of the care home and carry out other duties which may include:

Reporting defects and accidents, Adhere to Health & Safety Policy, Attend staff meetings, Attend training lectures/forums when required including all mandatory training, Attend to telephone clls and deal with visitors who attend the home in a polite and courteous manner.

The Shift Senior will participate in supervision and supervise staff.

The Shift Senior will organise and work with care staff to tend to the physical and emotional care of the service user. These will include:

Dressing, Washing, Feeding, Bathing, Toileting, Exercising, Promoting Continence, Assisting into/out of bed, Dealing with soiled linen/clothing, Assisting tidying rooms, Light Cleaning Duties, Serving meals and drinks, Medication.

Critical Factors:

Relationships and communication with residents must be maintained to a very high standard
To exercise confidentiality at all times
To be aware of the individual Care Plan for each resident and to provide help and assistance consistent with the objectives of that Care Plan
To demonstrate commitment and team working and respect for other team members
The ability to recognise Health & Safety issues and report them to the Manor Care Home
Be empathetic towards the residents in respect of their care requirements.

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