Senior Care Assistant - Oaktree
Oaktree, located in Brisham Park, Yate, is a 76 bedded home, offering residential, nursing and respite care. We are recruiting for a Senior Care Assistant to join the team on night shifts.
Knowledge and Experience :
Previous experience working within an elderly care environment.
Understand care planning process and experience of writing care plans.
Knowledge of regulatory framework.
Main Tasks and Responsibilities :
Recognise and facilitate the daily needs of residents.
Conduct formal supervisions and appraisals.
Contributing to care planning and coaching care assistants.
Take an active professional role in promoting the services offered when dealing with relatives, prospective residents and enquiries.
Participate in updating and writing care plans and resident documentation.
Be responsible for making and reporting realistic assessments of each resident to ensure continuity of care.
Be responsible for administrating medication to the residents in accordance with policies and procedures.
Healthcare Homes offer an Employee Assistance Programme which is immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to include support such as financial and family concerns.