Providing Care for the Elderly since 1945
Three of our staff are retiring after working at BBCH for 35, 22 and 11 years respectively, so we are looking for carers who want to deliver excellent, personlised care for 35 hours per week.
We provide extensive and continuous training, a good salary (£7.27 per hour base rate, £10.91 per hour on weekends for an average of £8.08 per hour), a generous pension plan and a great working environment. Please apply .
If you have any questions, please call one of our care managers on 01323 483613 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
or download a
Accountable to: Care Manager
Aim of Homes:
To help residents to enjoy life to the full, have peace of mind and a sense of security in familiar surroundings in their closing years. This is the residents’ home and this must always be remembered.
Purpose of the position:
To work as part of a care team. Providing a caring situation offering all physical and stimulatory assistance, ensuring well being and comfort to all residents. Treating residents as individuals and promoting independence.
At BBCH we pride ourselves in providing the highest standards of care in a clean, safe and stimulating environment. The care team is central to this as it ensures we provide a caring situation offering all physical and stimulatory assistance, ensuring well being and comfort to all resident’s, treating residents as individuals and promoting independence.
Care Assistant Duties:
Central to every member of staff’s role is to assist the team in their duties, both within the care team as well as other members of staff. Specific duties within the care team include:
Make and change beds
Serve residents, relatives and visitors with refreshments
Help serve at meal times
Escort and support residents to/from appointments
Do daily routine jobs carried out by Care Staff
Participate in social activities for residents which enhance their quality of life
Help compile and maintain individual care plans
Give care according to care plans
Make sure your care notes on care plans are up to date
Report urgent items at Staff handovers
Refer enquiries regarding residents to Senior Staff
Maintain confidentiality at all times
Your personal presentation is important, so we have summarised some key points:
You will be expected to work 35 a week spread over 5 days on a rota including weekends and bank holidays. You will be provided with a fixed rota, though this may change from time to time as staffing requirements change.
You are expected to report for duty 10 minutes before the specified time, in a fit condition to carry out all required duties.
Knowledge and experience:
|Experience of working in a care home or similar environment||desirable|
|Understanding of Person-Centered care||essential|
|An awareness of CQC regulations||desirable|
Skills and attributes:
|Willingness to take and complete the care certificate within 12 weeks||essential|
|NVQ2 or similar||desirable|
|Ability to work effectively with diverse groups and different staff teams||essential|
|Effective communication skills, verbal and written||essential|
|Planning, admin and organisational skills with ability to prioritise workload effectively||desirable|
|Affinity with IT systems||essential|
|Understanding issues of confidentiality||essential|
|Understanding and awareness of the needs of the elderly||essential|