Senior Care Assistant (Nights) - Durham

Recruiter
Embrace
Location
Durham
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
£8.00 per hour + Company BenefitsWe are looking for Night Senior Care Assistants to join our team at Rushyfields based in Brandon, Durham. This is a Full Time position working 38.5 hours per week on night shifts.Rushyfields provides dementia, nursing and residential care for adults in a caring, friendly and comfortable environment. We provide care that is of the highest standard and is tailored to meet each individual's needs, wishes and choices. 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 DBS 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 Enhanced DBS 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.

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