Care Assistant - Twilight Shifts

Recruiter
BRIGHTERKIND LIMITED
Location
Bath
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
10 Nov 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
brighterkind is a dynamic care home group that is delivering a new approach to care, putting residents’ happiness and health at the heart of our philosophy. Currently a standalone business within the Four Seasons Group, brighterkind has aspirations to develop independently into one of the leading care home providers in the UK. This role presents a unique opportunity to join a caring, fun and forward thinking business which is currently in its early stages of development. brighterkind operates in excess of 70 care homes throughout England, Scotland and the Channel Islands and employs more than 4,000 people. We are already the 5th largest provider in the UK with aspirations to develop further over the next three years. We are looking for Care Assistants to join our busy but friendly team! Twilight Shift hours can be between 4pm and 11pm, This is an integral role in the supporting of the handover between the day and night shift team members. whether you are looking for part time or full time hours, why not pop in for an informal discussion. We aspire to provide our employees with a truly rewarding opportunity to proactively shape the company culture and influence the development of the business. This really is an exciting time to join us. We offer a challenging and rewarding environment for proactive and innovative individuals to flourish and develop. We are looking for professional, creative and energetic candidates to join our friendly and passionate team all working towards the same goals – to help those we care for, love every day! www.brighterkind.com Job description; Assist residents with all aspects of personal care including toileting, cleaning, bathing, dressing and undressing, whilst ensuring optimum levels of independence, dignity and respect of individuals Ensure the highest levels of person centred care are delivered to all residents to enhance and promote the clients quality of life Promote and deliver the full dining experience for all service users, assisting to serve meals and beverages and encouraging residents requiring additional attention at mealtimes Regularly attend to residents with reduced continence control, toileting, cleaning and changing continence pads and removing wet or soiled clothing to ensure that the resident remains comfortable and the risk of skin deterioration is reduced Carry out care activities in accordance with the care plan for less mobile and poorly residents; in particular turning and moving residents on a regular basis in order to prevent the resident from developing pressure sores Assist residents with restricted mobility to move to communal areas or to return to their bedrooms as requested, using the correct moving and handling procedures as per company policy Ensure bedroom areas are kept clean, tidy and pleasant for the residents by undertaking tasks such as making beds, regularly changing bed linen and emptying commodes Responsible for the regular cleaning of equipment involved in personal care of residents, including commodes and wheelchairs. An energetic, committed yet approachable team member, the person who fulfils this role will add real value with their obvious passion and commitment to both residents, families and staff alike, but will have the ability to multi-task in a high pressure environment with care and compassion. Your talent and ability will be a reflection of the brighterkind culture and values and will help showcase the best of our organisation. We offer unrivalled employee benefits as our staff are at the heart of our achievements and future vision. Rewarding commitment and long service are important to us and all employees are entitled to the following benefits and incentives. Competitive salaries and generous holiday allowance Ongoing personal development plan and career progression Team Meal Offering Free uniform Childcare Vouchers High street discount vouchers NEST work place pension contributions Long service awards and vouchers All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and a DBS check. As you can imagine we receive very high volumes of applications for some of our roles. Whilst we are not able to respond personally to each applicant, we appreciate the time you have taken to consider and apply for a new role with brighterkind. If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks, then on this occasion your application has not been successful. Please keep checking our website for upcoming opportunities. www.brighterkind.com

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