• Full time
  • Part time
  • Anywhere
  • Starts at £11.60/hour GBP
  • 30 June 2024
  • Salary/Hourly Rate: Starts at £11.60/hour

Job overview

To provide high standards of holistic person-centred care to each of our service users. Work within a team to ensure that individuals are supported in a manner which promotes their dignity and meets the requirements set by our regulatory and commissioning bodies.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • To support the holistic care and support needs of our service users, including personal care, continence, nutrition, psychological, and social.
  • To work in a manner which promotes the privacy, dignity and preferences of our service users.
  • Support residents with mobility needs, demonstrating appropriate use of moving and handling equipment in accordance with personalised care plans and organisational policies.
  • Maintain accurate records and care documentation in accordance with specific requirements identified by the registered nursing team and the minimum requirements expected of our regulatory and commissioning bodies.
  • Assist and support service users as guided by their individual needs, preferences, care plans and risk assessments.
  • Contribute towards the planning and implementation of individual care plans for each service user.
  • Support the Registered nursing team to undertake physiological measurements and vital signs, reporting abnormalities and concerns to the nurse in charge immediately.
  • Maintain clean and safe equipment, undertaking daily cleaning tasks as allocated by senior staff.
  • Ensure that bathroom facilities and communal areas are kept clean and tidy.
  • Ensure clinical waste is handled and disposed of correctly and in accordance with infection prevention and control procedures.
  • Act in a manner which promotes the rights of our service users, demonstrating an awareness of Safeguarding Policy and confidentiality.
  • Communicate effectively with the multidisciplinary team, service user group, and members of the wider community, ensuring that professional standards are achieved at all times.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the policies and procedures that are in place within Benoni Nursing Home and ensure that personal practice is in accordance with these.
  • Demonstrate awareness of Health and Safety and your responsibilities as an employee, reporting concerns promptly to your line manager.
  • Demonstrate professionalism, punctuality, and good conduct within your role.
  • Undertake training relevant to your role as planned and requested by the management team
  • Ensure that the Care Certificate is completed as a minimum level of training within induction and probationary period.
  • Work within professional boundaries and your scope of confidence and competence, seeking senior support as required.
  • Attend appraisals, team meetings and supervisions as requested by the Matron and management team.
  • Any other reasonable request given by the Matron or member of the management team.

Person requirements

  • Satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
  • At least two satisfactory references, including one from previous employer
  • Punctual, ensuring any absence is reported in accordance with the correct procedure requested by Benoni Nursing Home.
  • Flexibility within working practices, covering duties in accordance with the provision of care for our service users, including weekdays, weekends, nights and bank holidays.
  • Effective time management/manage own workload.
  • Ability to work under own initiative.
  • Effective team worker.
  • Compassionate, enthusiastic, and motivated.
  • People person with good communication skills.
  • Willing to learn.
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