Care Assistant - Nights

Location

Great Yarmouth

Salary & Benefits

£7.93 per hour

Vacancy Type

Part Time

Closing Date

05/12/2018

The Gables is a care home in Gorleston that offers residential care in a beautiful Victorian mansion with large rooms and a wealth of fine architectural detail such as the ornate door architraves. Large lounges allow residents to relax in comfortable surroundings with their family and friends. 

We are recruiting for Care Assistants to join our team on night shfits. This will be 24 hours per week (2 x 12 hour shifts) and will include alternate weekends.

Skills and Abilities:

  • 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.