Senior Carer

Thurlaston Meadows Care Home
£9.00 - £9.50 per hour
31 Jul 2018
18 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Thurlaston Meadows Care Home is set in the small village of Thurlaston Nr Dunchurch Rugby. We are passionate about delivering first class care to our residents. We are currently looking for passionate and enthusiastic Senior Carers to join our friendly team. As a Senior Carer you'll be fully trained in medicine management, and you will be responsible for giving out medication to our residents using our electronic medication management system. We have both Day's and Night's available. MAIN DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES To assist the residents who need help with all aspects of daily living. Giving out medication to residents using Boots MARS chart. To promote the mental and physical well-being of residents through talking to them, taking them out and sharing with them in activities such as reading, writing, hobbies and recreation. To maintain a clean and safe environment ensuring adherence to the Homes standard of cleanliness, hygiene and infection control at all times. To promote and adhere to the Health & Safety Policy designed to protect all staff, residents and visitors from known hazards. To actively be involved in the training programme and teaching of junior staff. To mentor members of junior staff assigned to them for induction, foundation and NVQ training under the supervision of the NVQ assessor. To ensure that unnecessary damage to the building and contents is not caused by careless movement of residents’ wheelchairs etc. Participate in staff and residents’ meetings. Attend one Fire Lecture annually. Attend training activities as appropriate. To report faulty equipment and/or damage caused within the Home. Assist in keeping meaningful residents’ records. To maintain confidentiality at all times. To undertake any other duties which are considered appropriate from time to time. Benefits Free training provide Free uniforms Free refreshments Free meals