The post holder contributes to the achievement of the Company goals by assisting in the implementation of agreed care plans and in doing so supports residents in the achievement of personal goals as identified.
Responsible to: Team Leader
Accountable to: Care Manager
Job Summary: The post holder contributes to the achievement of the Company goals by assisting in the implementation of agreed care plans and in doing so supports residents in the achievement of personal goals as identified. This is undertaken under the direction and supervision of the Team Leader/Home Manager as applicable.
Outline of duties:
To assist in the planning and monitoring of resident care.
Maintain appearance and behaviour befitting a member of the care team.
Demonstrating his/her skills, giving guidance and support to other care assistants.
Ensure that the rights of the residents are recognised and acknowledged at all times.
To work under direction of the Team Leader/Home Manager at all times.
To assist in the implementation of residents planned care.
Practice effective communication.
To be aware of the Health and Safety requirements and to act appropriately.
Have a working knowledge of policies and procedures relating to fire, accidents and untoward incidents, attending mandatory training when required.
Take prompt, relevant action regarding all accidents and untoward incidents. Participate where appropriate in official investigations.
Take reasonable care of patients’ property and valuables according to Company policy.
Maintain an awareness of and adhere to relevant policies within the company.
Education and Training:
Remain up-to-date with the changing practices and make full use of training and educational facilities which are relevant for self-development.
Have joint responsibility with the Team Leader/Home Manager for own development.
Participate in initial training programmes.Posted: Wednesday, 1 August 2018