Overview

Senior Carer

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We require a Senior Healthcare Assistant for one of our fantastic clients.

Hourly Pay: £9.35

Hours Worked: 36 hours per week (3×12 hour shifts) on a rota basis.

Location: TA8, Burnham-on-Sea

Responsibilities:

* Familiarise yourself with and action the individual care plans of every resident, ensuring regular checks are made as required and to assist in the planning of care.

* Lead on completion of care plans for all residents with non-nursing needs, ensuring care plans are person-centred and are updated at regular intervals in line with policy.

* Check all charts are completed throughout the shift – Body Maps, Fluid charts, Diet charts, and Pressure Relief charts.

* Induct and mentor new Carers to the role.

* Carry out regular supervisions and appraisals of Carers.

* Assist residents who need help with all ADL’s, including but not exclusive to personal care, such as bathing, washing and all other aspects of their personal hygiene.

* Assist with the dressing or changing of residents where required.

* Ensure residents’ personal living space, including bed, commode and clothing are kept clean and presentable and free from soiling.

* Support residents with mobility and any physical disabilities, supporting the use of care aids and personal equipment.

* Actively encourage residents, according to their capabilities, to participate in all aspects of daily living.

* Help promote mental and physical activity of residents through conversation, on-site and off-site activities and sharing in day to day recreation such as reading, writing and general hobbies.

* Prepare simple food and drinks and where necessary assist or feed residents requiring help

* Assist the kitchen in the plating up and serving of meals as required.

* Respond to emergency bells, front door and telephone, greet and welcome visitors in the home.

* Deliver Manual Handling training to all staff (Train the Trainer training will be provided).

* Manage the carer rotas and annual leave approval system using Coolcare.

* Oversee online training modules on MyAko.

Benefits:

* Uniform provided

* Generous holiday allowance

* Investment in training and development

* Free onsite parking