Job Title : Senior Care Assistant
Job Reference/Bellavista: BELLA/ SCA /251-21
SOC Code : 6146
Reporting to: Deputy Manager/ Home Manager
Location : Bellavista Nursing Home Barry
As a Senior Care Assistant, you will be in charge of a shift of workers and will take responsibility for the smooth running of the service whilst they are on duty. You will respond to emergencies and provide guidance and support to Care Assistants under the supervision of qualified Nursing Staff. You will also participate in staff induction programmes as and when required, promote safe working practice at the Home and ensure that all commodities used in and around the Home are sensibly conserved by staff e.g. monitoring the usage of incontinence aids, wipes etc .
Participate in Staff and family meetings as and when required.
Comply with the instructions of all manager.
Communicate with other Home colleagues and other relevant internal and external stakeholders.
Training & Development:
Participate in the Bellavista Induction and continued learning and development as required.
Maintain professional knowledge and competence
Attend mandatory learning and development training days/courses, on or off site, as and when required
Health and Safety:
Report immediately to the Home Manager, or Person in Charge, any illness of an infectious nature or accident incurred by a Client, colleague, self or another.
Understand and ensure the implementation of the Home’s Health and Safety, Infection Control and Hygiene policies, and Emergency and Fire procedures.
Report to the Home Manager, or the Handyperson, any faulty appliances, damaged furniture, equipment or any potential hazard.
Promote safe working practice within the Home.
Adhere to the Home’s Disposal of Waste policy.
Contributing to the safeguarding of adults by ensuring you are aware of your role in relation to the Home’s Safeguarding Adult’s Policy, taking steps to protects Residents from any form of abuse or neglect and use the appropriate reporting mechanisms to inform the Home’s Management of any concerns.
Adhering to all new, and changes in Local and Central Government initiatives as and when they are implemented.
Promote and ensure the good reputation of the Home.
Ensure that all information of confidential nature gained in the course of duty is not divulged to third parties.
Notify the Home Manager, or the Person in Charge, as soon as possible of your inability to report for duty, and also on your return to work from all periods of absence.
Ensure the security of the Home is maintained at all times.
Adhere to all Company policies and procedures within the defined timescales.
Ensure all equipment is clean and well maintained.
Carry out any other tasks that may be reasonably assigned to you.
About the Home:
Bellavista Nursing Home aims to provide its service users with a secure, relaxed and homely environment in which their care, well-being and comfort are of prime importance. Good reputation for its friendly warm, caring and relaxed environment – “A home from Home”.
Bellavista Nursing Home, we aim to provide its service users with a secure, relaxed and homely environment in which their care, well-being and comfort are of prime importance, we offer a homely, professional nursing, and Dementia friendly environment for people who want to retain a level of independence, but are unable to do so safely with in their own home. We want people to enjoy living with us and feedback and support from families help us to achieve that. We strive to preserve and maintain the dignity, privacy and individuality of everyone who chooses to live with us.
We offer consistent support, training and professional development and we look to ensure that our Nurses do what they love. There are also career development opportunities. If you have the aspiration, capability and dedication, we can give you the support and opportunities to help you achieve your career goals.
The duties in this job description are not exhaustive and may be altered at any time to reflect the changing needs of the Service.
Reference ID: BELLA/ SCA /251-21