Full Time
Acorn Lodge, Albany Nursing Home, Ashton Lodge, Mornington Hall Care Home, Ravenscourt Nursing Home, Summerdale Court
Posted 3 weeks ago

Senior Health Care Assistant

We are looking for a senior Health Care Assistant

Salary – up to £13.00 per hour, Full Time

Responsible to: Staff Nurse/Home Manager

Reports to: Staff Nurse/Home Manager

Co-operates with:  All grades of staff

Aims:  You will be expected to work under the supervision of the Staff Nurse to participate

as a senior member of the Care Team in ensuring that residents receive a high standard of care.

Appointment:  Your appointment is subject to successful completion of NVQ3 in Health and Social Care, and a minimum of 2 years experience, which must include Medication Management.

Responsibilities:

  • Under the management of a Staff Nurse/Home Manager, to carry out procedures within your competence to assist with the care of residents.
  • To make written reports regarding the residents in the Home as necessary this includes, Care Planning and Evaluation, monitoring charts, daily record of care, incident reports, accident reports, and clinical supervision.
  • To receive record, administer and store medications for all residents in accordance with the Home’s Procedure.
  • To attend Social Services’ reviews on Residents as representative of the Home.
  • To be responsible for Clinical supervision of allocated staff, and ensure necessary documentation is completed.
  • To act as a role model and mentor for all existing and new staff.
  • To accompany general practitioner on his medical rounds to ensure all physical, mental and emotional needs are met.
  • To liaise with other members of the multi disciplinary health team as well as relatives and friends with regard all aspects of care or concern pertaining to the resident.
  • To lead and co-ordinate the care team and domestic.
  • To ensure that residents are helped to retain their dignity and individuality, assist with service users, overall comfort and well being, provides interest and activities to stimulate and engage the service user, monitors service users conditions by taking temperature, pulse, respiration and weight
  • 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.
  • To co-ordinate menu choice for all meals and report to kitchen. Assisting with residents’ 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 and recording in nutritional screen of residents monthly.  Complete food and fluid chart if applicable for residents,
  • 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 – This includes mandatory training and specialist training in Dementia training.
  • To be aware of and implement any Quality initiatives developed by the Company.

 

 

 

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