Full Time Care Assistant - Nights @ The Tudors

Zoek Pin Peterborough, England


Permanent (Full time)

Posted 6 days ago

Are you passionate about providing exceptional care? Are you looking for a new role that makes a difference to the older generation? If so, a career with Gold Care Homes may be the perfect opportunity for you.

Our warm and lovely home in Peterborough (The Tudors), is seeking to expand the team and are currently looking for a Care Assistants to work 12 hour Night shifts. You will help deliver care to our residents ensuring their individual needs are met. In addition, you will be required to assist with personal care, meal times, as well as contributing to delivering an active social life for our residents. Our staff are known for their dedication, compassionate nature and the ability to create lasting relationships – this is part of our Gold Care DNA.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assisting with personal care duties including infection prevention and control, food, personal hygiene and overall reassurance, comfort and safety.

  • Delivering a high level of personal and psychological care to all residents in a professional manner, administering care requirements to resident's . Medications; toileting; bathing; etc.

  • Complete records where required to a satisfactory standard. Keyworker and Care Plan documentation are fully completed within the timeframes agreed.

  • Support co-workers and senior staff on duty, acting as team worker at all times for the benefit of the residents and staff.

  • Act as an ambassador for the Home in all dealings with visitors and the general public.

  • Ensure the individual rights of residents and staff are safeguarded in accordance with the Home's philosophy of care by being aware of the working practices and activities being actioned.

  • Ensure the highest possible levels of care are maintained by supporting / assisting Clients, when required, with all aspects of daily living.

  • Assist Clients in all aspects of their care needs (. physical, emotional and spiritual). Provide supervision and attention when needed, ensuring Clients retain their comfort and dignity.

  • Pay particular attention to assisting Clients who have limited mobility, or physical / learning difficulties making the best use of aids provided.

  • Assist in the promotion of Continence.

  • Assist in the delivery of care for Clients who are dying or who have a progressive illness.

  • Carry out regular checks on Clients at intervals determined by senior Staff Members.

  • Make and change beds, ensuring that rooms are clean and tidy, and commodes are empty. Ensure the Home's resources are used appropriately.

  • Clean and maintain equipment used by Clients / Relatives . wheelchairs, hearing aids, spectacles etc. Ensure the Home is kept clean and tidy, in line with the Company's attention to detail philosophy.

  • If applicable, care for Clients' clothing and rooms as named, and ensure that all clothing is recorded and clearly marked.

  • Ensure full privacy and dignity is maintained for the dying and the bereaved, in line with the Company's policies and procedures.

  • Assist Clients who need help during meal times (be aware of swallowing difficulties, dietary requirements etc.). Assist with serving of food / drinks as requested / required.

  • Escort Clients traveling to and from the Home . on social outings, hospital visits etc.

  • To undertake any additional training and development programmes the Home may consider appropriate to enhance your contribution to the work at this home.

All of our staff are offered the opportunity to progress, which is why we encourage, develop and train our staff to reach their potential. In fact, the majority of our senior staff/Care Managers all started life at Gold Care Homes as a carer. People are our biggest asset, which is why we believe in creating the right work-life balance for our staff. We are able to offer full-time/part-time, bank shifts (as and when needed), days or nights.

“Gold Care Homes main priority is the welfare and wellbeing of residents and staff. We have therefore adopted a Group wide policy across all our Homes which requires all new staff to confirm that they are willing to receive a Covid-19 vaccine. Prior to commencing employment, the successful applicant will be required to confirm in writing that they are happy to consent to receiving a Covid Vaccine when available, in accordance with the Government's UK wide vaccination programme and that they are not aware of any reason why they would should not consent. We are happy to answer any queries any applicant might have about this policy.”

Experience is desirable.

Our benefits include:

• A competitive starting salary with increments based on performance.

• Monthly employee recognition awards.

• Subsidized meals.

• Regular team outings.

• Company pension.

• Access to perk box with discounted offers for staff.

• Refer a friend incentive scheme.

• Free industry-recognized training and development offered and encouraged.

• Fast track training to become a future leader at Gold Care Homes.

If this sounds like your next opportunity, please apply by with a current CV.

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