Health Care Assistant
You will be expected under the supervision
of Registered Nurses to participate
as a member of the Care Team in ensuring
that residents receive a high standard of care.
This may require you to work within other
sections, taking into account the needs of the
⇒ Under the management of a Registered Nurse/Home Manager, to carry out
procedures within your competence to assist with the care of residents.
⇒ To make verbal reports to senior staff regarding the residents in the Home as
⇒ To ensure that residents are helped to retain their dignity and individuality.
⇒ To participate in the treatment and rehabilitation of residents as required.
⇒ To take all reasonable steps to ensure the safekeeping of residents property.
⇒ Carrying out general household duties that promote the welfare of residents.
⇒ To be aware of and comply with the Home’s Operational Policy and Procedures as
documented in the Quality Manual.
⇒ Assisting with resident’s meals, making sure that the meal is well presented and
served at the correct temperature. Encouraging residents to have an adequate diet,
reporting when this has not been achieved.
⇒ To be fully conversant with the rules and procedures carried out in the event of a fire.
⇒ To report all accidents and incidents to the Person-in-Charge of the Home.
⇒ To be aware of and comply with the requirements regarding dress, behaviour,
punctuality and attendance as indicated in the Disciplinary and Grievance Procedure,
Disciplinary Rules and Contract of Employment.
⇒ Where Home Policy is proved to be ill defined, or is becoming unworkable, to ensure
that the Manager is informed.
⇒ To attend appropriate training courses or study as requested.
⇒ To be aware of and implement any Quality initiatives developed by the Company.
Main requirements are common sense and a willingness to help. As experience and capability
develop, more scope can be given resulting in greater job satisfaction.
£9.50 per hour