- GMFJ Reference
36.00 per week
- Date Posted
- Start Date
Now Taking Applications
Health & Social Care
- Opportunity Type
Intermediate Level 2
In our care homes, there is an unmistakable feel
as soon as you walk in. Our staff and residents really enjoy this
unique feel and the real sense of living and working among friends. With the
opportunity to develop and grow your career.
Give support and care to the
residents whilst maintaining their rights to independence, privacy, dignity
and choice and assist in their daily living.
Assist residents who require
help to dress/undress, wash, and bath and use the toilet.
To assist residents with
mobility problems and other physical disabilities including the use and care
of aids and personal equipment.
Assist residents who need
help with personal hygiene e.g. incontinence.
Assist in the care of
residents who are unwell or dying.
Monitor the needs of the
residents, informing a senior member of staff on duty of any emergency
situation or concern about their well-being.
Undertake the role of key
worker with a group of residents under the supervision of a senior member of
Promote mental and physical
activities for residents through the key worker system. Talking to them,
taking them out and sharing with then in activities such as reading, writing,
hobbies and recreations.
Make and change beds, tidy
rooms, do light cleaning and empty commodes.
Inspect, launder and mend
residents’ clothes where necessary.
Set tables and trays, assist
with serving meals, wash up, tidy and clean dining room. Prepare and serve
supper when required.
Answer call bells, emergency
bells, the door and the telephone.
Receive, record and
communicate information and messages in accordance with the Home’s procedures.
Assist residents, relatives
and medical professionals with completion and review of plans of care.
Maintain all residents’
records and give written / verbal reports, whilst ensuring confidentiality.
Take part in staff and
residents meetings and also in training activities as required.
Complete Qualifications and
Credit Framework (QCF) diploma in care or the equivalent.
Attend and participate in
regular formal supervision and appraisal sessions.
Be aware of and adhere to
Greensleeves Homes Trust’s policies and procedures.
At all times be aware of the
security of the building in relation to residents and staff safety.
addition to the duties and responsibilities listed; the job holder is required
to perform other duties assigned by the manager from time to time.
For more information about this vacancy please contact HIT Training on 02382 149390 (Ref ID: 156019)
An understanding of the
needs of residents
An understanding of the
importance of confidentiality
Able to provide
personal care in a dignified manner
Able to carry out basic
Able to demonstrate a
genuine desire to deliver care
Able to approach work
with a flexible attitude, open to taking on new challenges
Ability to work under
difficult circumstances e.g. coping with an ill or dying resident
- Adult Care Apprenticeship Level 2 – Care Assistant
- Functional Skills Maths and English L1
training and full induction
- Demonstrate empathy
- Team Player
career progression may take several different paths depending on where you
find your passions lie, these include but are not limited to:
on to the Level 3 Apprenticeship
a senior care worker