Senior Care Assistant

Recruiter
Thurlaston Meadows Care Home
Location
Thurlaston
Posted
16 Oct 2018
Closes
31 Oct 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description
Thurlaston Meadows Care Home is set in the small village of
Thurlaston Nr Dunchurch Rugby. We are passionate about delivering
first class care to our residents. We are currently looking for
passionate and enthusiastic Senior Carers to join our friendly team.
As a Senior Carer you'll be fully trained in medicine management, and
you will be responsible for giving out medication to our residents
using our electronic medication management system. We have both Day's
and Night's available.
MAIN DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

To assist the residents who need help with all aspects of daily living.
Giving out medication to residents using Boots MARS chart.
To promote the mental and physical well-being of residents through
talking to them, taking them out and sharing with them in activities
such as reading, writing, hobbies and recreation.
To maintain a clean and safe environment ensuring adherence to the
Homes standard of cleanliness, hygiene and infection control at all times.
To promote and adhere to the Health & Safety Policy designed
to protect all staff, residents and visitors from known hazards.
To actively be involved in the training programme and teaching of
junior staff.
To mentor members of junior staff assigned to them for induction,
foundation and NVQ training under the supervision of the NVQ assessor.
To ensure that unnecessary damage to the building and contents is
not caused by careless movement of residents’ wheelchairs etc.
Participate in staff and residents’ meetings.
Attend one Fire Lecture annually.
Attend training activities as appropriate.
To report faulty equipment and/or damage caused within the Home.
Assist in keeping meaningful residents’ records.
To maintain confidentiality at all times.
To undertake any other duties which are considered appropriate
from time to time.

Benefits

NVQ level 2 & 3 training provided for free
Free training provided
Free uniforms
Free refreshments
Free meals

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