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Health Care Assistant. Job in Ilkeston Top Essex Careers

Ilkeston, Derbyshire
£9.00 to £10.50 Per Hour
Job Type
6 Nov 2021
Health Care Assistant
Full Time 36 or MORE hours per week or Part Time 22 hours per week.
We are a small 26 bedded home providing care for dementia residential and nursing care. We are based in Ilkeston near the town centre and we are not far from M1 Junction 26.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a healthcare assistant to join the team at Oliver House nursing home in Kirk Hallam, Derbyshire.
The healthcare assistant's role will involve:
* Assist Residents in all aspects of their care needs (e.g. physical, emotional and spiritual). Provide supervision and attention when needed, ensuring Residents retain their comfort and dignity.
* Pay particular attention to assisting Residents who have limited mobility, or physical / learning difficulties making the best use of aids provided.
* Closely monitor Residents who may be confused and/or who have behavioural problems.
* Answer Nurse call system, giving assistance as required.
* Report on well-being of Residents and liaise with GPs and Support Managers etc.
* Carry out regular checks on Residents at intervals determined by senior Staff Members.
* Make Visitors feel welcome. Provide refreshments/assistance as and when required.
* Make and change beds, ensuring that rooms are clean and tidy, and commodes are empty, in line with the Care Centre's disposal of waste policy. Ensure the Care Centre's resources are used appropriately.
* Clean and maintain equipment used by Residents / Relatives e.g. wheelchairs, hearing aids, spectacles etc.
* Ensure the Care home is kept clean and tidy, in line with the Company's attention to detail philosophy.
* Ensure full privacy and dignity is maintained for all the residents and for the dying and the bereaved, in line with the Company's policies and procedures.
* Assist Residents who need help during meal times (be aware of swallowing difficulties, dietary requirements etc). Assist with serving of food / drinks as requested / required. Wash up as requested / required.
* Escort Residents travelling to and from the Care Centre e.g. on social outings, hospital visits etc.
* Practice maximum integrity in all dealings with Residents' personal and financial affairs, and avoid abuse of the privileged relationship that exists with Residents.
* Participate in Staff and Client meetings as and when required.
* Attend mandatory training days/courses, on or off site, as and when required (Provided within the home).
* Participate in relevant NVQ/SVQ training to achieve required qualifications.
* Report immediately to the Home Manager, or Person in Charge, any illness of an infectious nature or accident incurred by a Client, colleague, self or another.
* Report to the Home Manager, or the Handyman, any faulty appliances, damaged furniture, equipment or any potential hazard.
* Promote safe working practice within the Care Centre.
* Ensure that all information of confidential nature gained in the course of duty is not divulged to third parties.
* Ensure the security of the Care Centre is maintained at all times.
* Adhere to all Company policies and procedures within the defined timescales.
* Ensure all equipment is clean and well maintained.
* Carry out any other tasks that may be reasonably assigned to you.
Pay rate depending on qualification and experience
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  • Job Reference: 416266737-2
  • Date Posted: 6 November 2021
  • Recruiter: oliver house care home
    oliver house care home
  • Location: Ilkeston, Derbyshire
  • Salary: £9.00 to £10.50 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent