Senior Support Worker

Location
Alness, Highlands, Scotland
Salary
£8.80 per hour + Excellent Benefits
Posted
15 Nov 2016
Closes
13 Dec 2016
Ref
NOV20161183
Contact
Vacancy Filler
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Carer Support Worker- Residential Care Home - Permanent

You should be an experienced Carer or Senior looking for a new position caring for adults with mental health issues

Job Role: To support the Manager in the overall management of the home.

Assume responsibilities of the Manager in his/her absence. To create an environment which respects the rights and wishes of the residents and to encourage person centred care and maximises independence.

The successful person will be joining a close-knit, friendly team who offer a quality service.

As a Senior Care Assistant you will be responsible for:

  • Understanding and providing the requirements for "normal" health and to have insight into the effects on the client and family when continued care is needed.
  • To assist the client in any area of his/her daily care needs which they would normally undertake themselves if they were able to do so.
  • To participate in holistic caring activities.
  • Care for all clients' needs as required with the aim of optimising their independence.
  • Ensure a system is in place that promotes residents participation in the planning and reviewing of care.
  • To be responsible for the care planning process, maintaining appropriate medication and care delivery for a designated group of service user
  • To understand the right of the individual to confidentiality.
  • Moving and handling, dressing and assisting residents in their daily hygiene and dressing needs.
  • Observing and reporting any changes in residents condition
  • Report to Manager any hazard or unsafe equipment that may be injurious to the health and safety of staff, residents and visitors
  • To attend any in-service training arranged as part of staff development and mandatory training, which is a legal requirement

As a Senior Care Assistant it would be desirable to have:

  • SVQ 3 in Health and Social Care.
  • Previous experience of as a senior in a Residential Care or Nursing Home or other care setting.
  • A Passion for Care.
  • Experience of Mental Health Issues
  • Experience of Medication Administration

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