Test 1

Main Duties:

  • To be available to work within a flexible rota during nights and days, weekends, sleep ins and bank holidays, to cover the needs of the service users
  • To encourage and enable service users to develop and maintain skills to maximise independent living within a care home setting
  • To assist service users with personal care as directed by their care plan and with nutritional intake as directed by their care plan
  • As appropriate and in consultation with the Manager or senior staff, address issues of concern on behalf of the service user
  • Maintain accurate and up to date records of work with service users, including report writing of occurrences and reporting any accidents or incidents that occur
  • Attend training courses to improve and broaden knowledge and skills base and to keep up to date with current issues
  • To work and adhere to the principles of our policies and procedures for example confidentiality, data protection act, together with national guidance and policies for supporting and valuing people
  • To participate in regular building checks throughout the day/night for the safety of service users. Family, friends and staff team
  • To provide emotional support for sick and dying service users in conjunction with family, friends and staff team.
  • To participate in moving and handling training and use equipment such as transfer boards, slide sheets, turntables and hoist as set down in service users care plans
  • To be aware and comply with Health and safety, Manual handling, COSSH Food Hygiene Fire, First aid, and accident. Incident policies as set down by the organisation
  • To assist the domestic staff in cleaning service users’ bedrooms, or any other domestic task as required by the Manager

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