Senior Care Assistant

Recruiter
Black Country Housing Group
Location
Halesowen
Salary
£9.18 per hour with weekend and bank holiday enhancements
Posted
30 Jun 2018
Closes
31 Jul 2018
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
Black Country Care is a recognised and trusted provider of care in the local area. We pride ourselves on delivering high quality of care to our customers and providing a supportive, positive environment for our care staff.

Gower Gardens is our brand new, 66-bed, state-of-the art care home located on Kent Road in Halesowen, which opened in September 2016. We are looking for compassionate, dedicated and caring people to join our team at Gower Gardens.

We are recruiting for Senior Care Assistants to join our team at Gower Gardens. The main purpose of the role is to delivering the highest standards of personalised care to residents whilst ensuring that at all times residents are treated with respect and dignity, and that individual’s rights to privacy, dignity, independence and choice are met.

Specific tasks of the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive.
  • To act as a care plan coordinator for residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
  • To understand and comply with statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Health & Social Care Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the home.
  • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each resident and administer medication to residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
  • To respect and maintain confidentiality of resident’s personal information at all times
  • The ideal candidate will need to have experience of working in a caring environment as well as supervisory and leadership skills, an NVQ Level 3 or higher in Adult Health and Social Care. Knowledge of supporting people with Dementia and age-related illnesses is essential, as is an understanding of CQC Standards and Compliance. The post holder must have a flexible and proactive approach to work, including weekends and bank holidays.

    There is a genuine occupational requirement to be physically able to lift residents and operate hoisting systems.

    Key Details
  • Based in Gower Gardens, Halesowen, West Midlands
  • 42 hours per week
  • £9.18 per hour
  • Working pattern will agreed on a rota basis
  • The post holder will be subject to a six month probationary period
  • The post holder will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check

  • This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/82134225

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