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Care Assistant - Glenbrooke House
Gainford Care Homes
Gainford Care Homes

Care Assistant - Glenbrooke House

Highlights

JOB TITLE: Care Assistant

ACCOUNTABLE TO: Home Manager

JOB TYPE: Part-time

SALARY: £9 per hour

To apply for this position please forward an up to date CV to glenbrooke@gainfordcarehomes.com

 

Description

Job Summary:

Support Workers are required to work in accordance with the aims and objectives of the Home in order to provide a quality service to residents who have learning disabilities and physical disabilities, and to ensure that the Home is a comfortable and safe environment for the residents to live in.

Responsibilities:

• To participate in all relevant training and to update skills to ensure that service users have the best quality of care.

• To complete a six week induction period on commencement of employment.

• To work within the Home’s policies and procedures.

• To work within the Home’s policies and procedures.

• To report all accidents, incidents, and complaints to a senior member of staff.

• To be flexible in the duty rota within the framework of contracted hours as the rota is devised to meet the needs of the resident.

• To maintain all aspects of confidentiality in accordance with the Home’s policies and procedures.

• To work with residents in accordance with their individual support plans and risk assessments, and participate in their review.

• To communicate effectively within the staff team including keeping confidential written records regarding the care that the residents receive.

• To support residents to develop their daily living skills including cleaning, cooking, and shopping appropriate to their individual needs.

• To support residents with their personal hygiene and dental hygiene according to individual need.

• To act as a key worker in line with the Home’s policies and procedures.

• To promote the independence of residents and to ensure that they are able to participate in events and activities both in and outside of the Home.

• To participate within the staff team, attend staff meetings, and to participate in meetings with other agencies in order to engage the residents in personal futures planning.

• To provide the residents with opportunities for new experiences, individualism, and freedom of expression.

• To support the residents to have social inclusion within the local community.

• To maintain the resident’s dignity, confidentiality, and freedom of choice.

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