• Health, Social & Childcare
  • Haslingden

Care Assistant


Care Assistant

Vacancies 1
Location Haslingden
Hours Up to 40hrs including college work
Weekly Wage (National Apprenticeships wage = £3.70 per hour)

Job Description

To work with nurses and care assistants to provide 24 hour care for the residents of a nursing home

Key Duties

To support the nursing staff and care assistants in the following areas-
To provide a high standard of individualised care to each resident. Assist residents with all aspects of personal care, including washing, dressing, undressing, bathing, toileting and feeding as required, whilst promoting independence at all times.
To ensure that you have an awareness of the care plans for each resident and that all care given is in accordance with these.
To assist in encouraging residents to participate in social events and activities.
To assist at meal times by serving meals and ensuring that the residents are consuming adequate and proper diets. Reporting to the nurse on duty any problems in this area.
Help to maintain high standards of hygiene where it directly involves the residents, their belongings and any equipment.
To participate in meetings with residents and staff, thus helping to maintain satisfactory relationships and communications.
Assist the nurse on duty by carrying out designated tasks promptly and efficiently.
To be acquainted with the homes policies and procedures especially the ones that directly affect you, eg grievance, disciplinary and sickness procedures.
To assist in promotion of the home and to help raise the profile of the home with other health care professionals and the general public.
Training to be provided
This Intermediate Level 2 includes an NVQ, and the possibility of Functional Skills in English and Math’s.

Qualifications Required

No formal qualifications are required; however GCSE grade A-D in Math’s and English would be preferred.

Personal Qualities

Friendly, honest, reliable, good time keeping skills and caring.

Health and Safety

Maintain a safe environment for residents and staff
To attend all training necessary to meet the requirements of the post
Report any accidents or hazards promptly
Be prepared to provide written reports regarding complaints, incidents or accidents
Follow the homes policy regarding the handling of waste and hazardous substances
To use in a safe and proper manner any equipment within the home

How to apply:
Call:01254 354 220

To apply for this job email your details to apprenticeships@accross.ac.uk