Stockport, Greater Manchester
£9.00 - £9.10 per hour
3 months ago
We are currently recruiting for Senior Assistants to work in an Residential Care Home, based in Stockport.
Salary: £9.00 per hour - £18,678 per year
8.00am - 8.00pm 3 days on 3 days off. Average of 38.50 hours a week
Full time, permanent role.
Role of a Senior Support Worker:
To provide the highest level of personal care and attention to residents.
Following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive.
To act as a key worker for a named group of residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
To participate in the maintenance of individual care plans for each resident and administer medication to residents as prescribed.
accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the residents.
To always be alert to residents physical and mental well being, immediately reporting any changes in residents' conditions to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update residents' records as required.
To respect and maintain confidentiality of residents' personal information at all times, this includes residents' behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support residents to participate in leisure activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying residents' rooms (with their permission) undertaking light cleaning duties as needed and generally assisting in ensuring that the Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an appealing way, with polite and courteous service. To be understanding with residents who need assistance with feeding and provide the appropriate level of support and help.
To be an active and encouraging member of the care team, contribute to team meetings, ensuring good communication and participate in the induction and training of newly appointed care assistants, ensuring that the Home is a friendly and supportive working environment.
Experience working in a care environment, ideally as a senior.
Experience instructing a team
NVQ level 2
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.
Understand and have an awareness of infection control
Annual leave entitlement
Completion of NVQ level 3 within one year of taking up the post
Ongoing training and support
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Job Type: Full-time