Senior Care Assistant

Recruiter
The Hillings
Location
St Neots
Posted
18 Sep 2018
Closes
30 Sep 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Hillings is a purpose-built residential home in Eaton Socon, Cambridgeshire, comprising of a number of attractive wings arranged around well stocked courtyard gardens. The home can accommodate up to 72 residents requiring both residential and dementia care. We are recruiting for a Senior Care Assistant to join the team on night shifts. The hours will be 8pm - 8am and will include alternate weekend working. Knowledge and Experience: Previous experience working within an elderly care environment. Understand care planning process and experience of writing care plans. Knowledge of regulatory framework. Main Tasks and Responsibilities: Recognise and facilitate the daily needs of residents. Conduct formal supervisions and appraisals. Contributing to care planning and coaching care assistants. Take an active professional role in promoting the services offered when dealing with relatives, prospective residents and enquiries. Participate in updating and writing care plans and resident documentation. Be responsible for making and reporting realistic assessments of each resident to ensure continuity of care. Be responsible for administrating medication to the residents in accordance with policies and procedures. Additional Information £9.20 per hour 36 - 48 hours per week covering nights.

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