Care Assistant

Nurses ETC
Audlem, UK
16 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
1. Carry out personal and general and care for residents in accordance with their care plan. Assist in ensuring all residents are safe, comfortable and clean.

2. Work as part of a cohesive team.

3. Assist in ensuring that the environment and all resident areas are hygienic, safe and comfortable.

4. Act as nominated Key Worker to some residents as allocated by Management.

5. Report to the Nurse in Charge any changes in the residents' condition or other circumstances which could influence the plan of care.

6. Assist in welcoming residents and their visitors.

7. Be diligent in preventing incidents or accidents.

8. Ensure that equipment and stocks are efficiently stored and economically used to meet the needs of resident care.

9. Undertake training and assessment, including all update training, as required to enable you to safely carry out your duties.

10. Escort residents on external appointments as required.

11. Carry out routine clinical observations (such as but not restricted to recording body weights, body temperatures, blood pressures) within your scope of knowledge and training.

12. Participate in shift handovers and team meetings when they arise.

13. Assist in ensuring the security of all residents and the premises through the observance of security procedures.

14. Be aware of residents' care needs and changes in condition. To make written notes on appropriate documents as required.

15. To take personal responsibility of becoming fully aware of Health and Safety at work policies, in particular Fire Procedures, Infection Control, COSHH and Lifting and Handling Policies

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