Care Assistant - Days

Location

Biggleswade

Salary & Benefits

£8.10 per hour

Vacancy Type

Part Time,

Full Time

Closing Date

16/08/2018

Set in Bigglewade, Beaumont Park can accomodate up to 46 residents and is a nursing and residential care home.  Whether you are new to care or looking to progress your career then we want to hear from you.

As a Care Assistant some of the responsbilities will be:

  • Assisting residents in bathing, dressing and general mobility in accordance to their individual plan of care.
  • Assisting residents in their personal hygiene requirements in accordance to their individual plan of care.
  • Assisting residents with their continence requirements in accordance to their individual plan of care.
  • Reporting any changes in residents’ health or behaviour to your immediate supervisor.
  • Making beds.
  • Retrieving from and delivering personal laundry to residents’ rooms.
  • Working with all other staff to ensure a happy, clean, dignified and safe environment for the residents.
  • Ensure all records and documents are updated in accordance with company policy.
  • Participate in updating and writing care plans and resident documentation.
  • Ensuring adherence to the company policies and procedures relevant to this role.
  • Assisting in the safe control, administration and storage of residents’ medication as prescribed by the General Practitioner.

Person Specification.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Previous experience working within an elderly care environment desirable but not always necessary.
  • Understand care planning process and experience of writing care plans.
  • Knowledge of regulatory framework.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Develop good and effective relationships with all aspects of the business internally and externally.
  • Demonstrate an ability to ensure confidentiality.
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to take a pro-active approach
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent attendance and time keeping record
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Self motivated

Additional Information

We have full time and part time positions available on our Day shifts.
These positions do include alternate weekend working.
£8.10 per hour