Care Assistant - Nights

Location

Blandford, Dorset

Salary & Benefits

£8.05 per hour

Vacancy Type

Part Time,

Full Time

Closing Date

07/11/2018

Blandford Grange specialises in both nursing and dementia care for up to 63 residents.  We are looking for Care Assistants to join our team on night shifts.

As a Care Assistant you will be able to:

  • Develop good and effective relationships.
  • Demonstrate an ability to ensure confidentiality.
  • 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

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Working with all other staff to ensure a happy, clean, dignified and safe environment for the residents.
  • Participate in updating and writing care plans and resident documentation.
  • Supporting residents with a hand to hold or an ear to listen when needed.

Specific Night Duties:

  • Assisting in the provision of resident’s breakfasts in accordance to their individual plan of care.
  • Working with other staff team members to ensure a happy, clean, and safe environment for your colleagues and any visitors to the home.
  • Complete an annual night workers health assessment.

We can offer full time and part time positions on our night shifts.  This will include alternate weekend working.