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Health Care Assistant – Day/Night

Bellavista Nursing Home– Barry CF62 Care Assistant – Full Time- Permanent Location:- Bellavista Nursing Home- Barry

Job Description

To look after the physical, emotional, cultural and social needs of the Residents using a person centred approach

To observe and promote the Resident’s choice, independence, dignity, privacy, fulfilment and other rights
To create and maintain good professional relationships with Residents, their family and friends and other stakeholders
To actively support other Care Workers
To adhere to all regulatory and statutory obligations and Bellavista policies, procedures and guidelines
To actively market Caring Hands and promote a positive, personal and professional profile, ensuring the good reputation of Caring Hands at all times

Care provision

To provide personal care and support to Residents with a wide range of needs, illnesses and disabilities
To know and understand the care and support of the Resident
To undertake the tasks detailed in the Resident’s care and support plan using a person centred approach and in the least intrusive way
To encourage the independence and motivation of the Residents and not foster dependent behaviour
To provide input into the care and support plans of Residents by regularly feeding back to the Field Care Supervisor
To assist Residents getting up in the morning and going to bed at night
To assist Residents to wash, bath and shower
To assist Residents to dress and undress
To assist Residents to look after their skin, teeth, hair and nails
To assist Residents with toileting, continence management and personal hygiene
To assist Residents with their medication at the agreed level of support and as detailed in their Medication Care Needs Assessment
To prepare food and drink for the Residents, being aware of the Resident’s choice, likes/dislikes, nutritional needs and cultural requirements
To provide light general household domestic duties, including housework and laundry, as detailed in the care plan or instructed by Management
To use manual handling equipment safely and correctly
To take responsibility for the safe handling of property and equipment belonging to the Residents
To maintain good communication and develop effective working relationships with Residents
To provide companionship to the Residents, actively talking and listening to them about their interests
To help the Residents to maintain contact with their family and friends
To accompany the Residents on trips into the community
To assist the Residents to manage their personal affairs
To ensure as safe as possible the living environment for the Residents,whilst respecting the Resident’s choice and rights
Recording and Reporting

To maintain detailed accurate records in respect of care and medication support given and tasks undertaken
To regularly read care and support plans, acknowledging changes
To protect the confidentiality of all information relating to the Residents and not divulge information to anyone who is not authorised to receive it

To dress appropriately, wearing uniform and using personal protective equipment provided by Bellavista
To seek out best practice and look at innovative ways to improve the quality and efficiency of service delivery
To attend and participate in regular Care Worker team meetings and any other relevant meetings
To attend in house and external training pertinent to the role of Care Worker
To ensure completed weekly time sheets are submitted on time
To observe all health & safety rules and take reasonable care to promote health and safety of self and others and raise any concerns to the Field Care Supervisor
To aim to ensure everyone has equal treatment and equal access to services and employment
Any other duties requested by Senior Management, which are within the scope of the post
Special conditions attached to post

Salary: £8.75 to £9.25 per hour -depending on experience and qualification (Applicable to age 25 and above )

Required : We are looking for a full time Care Assistant to work flexible hours ,including WEEKENDS

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