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Healthcare Assistant

From £8.79 to £9.22 per hour
Mavi Solutions


We are actively recruiting Health Care Assistants on behalf of our client on a Full and Part Time basis to work within a local Care Home.

Responsible To:

Care Manager, Deputy Manager and Senior Care Assistant.

Job Purpose:

To work within a team to aim to achieve a holistic approach in delivering high quality standards of care to each individual resident with the aim of offering each individual person a high quality of life and ensuring they feel valued and respected for the wonderful person they are.

Main Responsibilities:

·To have a working knowledge of and carry out the Companies Policies and Procedures and to work in line with the company ethos.

·To have a working knowledge of the homes Health and Safety and Environmental Health Regulations.

·To carry out your duties in a competent and efficient manner ensuring the welfare and well being of others.

·Care for each individual person, meeting their needs throughout their stay at the home and including terminal care as required.

·To assist residents with their personal care needs which includes; helping the resident to get in/out of bed, washing and dressing, bathing/bed bath or shower, foot/nail/hair care, oral/denture care, helping a resident to shave, helping the resident use a toilet/commode/urinal, making/changing beds, ensuring all bedrooms are left clean and tidy, ensuring that residents have all the toiletries they require.

·Helping and providing residents with individual mental, emotional, social and physical activities and needs. These involve talking to them, reading to them, assisting them with communication as required, writing on their behalf, assisting with their hobbies/recreational activities and taking them out on day trips.

·Assist with serving of meals, drinks and any other domestic duties, including ironing of laundry.

·To ensure all visitors to the home are greeted promptly, courteously, offered refreshments and reminded to sign in the visitor’s book.

·To assist the Care Manager and Senior Care Assistants in ensuring the home is clean, tidy and comfortable for all residents, families and visitors.

·To be on standby to answer the call bells, telephone and front door.

·To attend/ take part in staff meetings and all compulsory training along with any other internal and external training the Care Manager deem that you require.

·Ensuring care notes and any other form of written reports that affects your work are read and kept up to date.

No prior experience is required as our client will offer full training to successful Applicants.

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