SKILLS QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Experience of working as a Senior Carer
Experience of working with the eldery
A caring and kind nature
The post holder will be responsible for the Care Team working on the shift.
They will deliver physical, psychological and social care to the frail elderly
residents of the home.
Ensure the smooth running of the routines within the home. Full supervision of the
Keyworker system; any staff in the induction period; and the recording and
maintenance of crucial records relating to residents and procedures.
Other responsibilities will include medication distribution; acting as a point of
reference; answering enquiries from visitors and professional bodies associated
with the care of the residents.
Deliver a high level of personal and psychological
care to all residents in a professional manner, arranging rotas to meet their
care requirements eg medications; toileting; bathing; etc.
Complete records where required to a satisfactory standard. Ensuring the changeover and Keyworker
documentation are fully completed within the timeframes agreed.
Supervise, support and act as a point of reference for
the staff on duty, acting as a motivator and mentor promoting team-working for
both care staff and co-worker senior staff.
Act as an ambassador for the Home in all dealings with
visitors and the general public, who call at the home for whatever reason by
displaying impeccable professional behaviour and leading by example.
Ensure the individual rights of residents and staff
are safeguarded in accordance with the Home’s philosophy of care by being aware
of the working practices and activities being actioned.
Provide an efficient telephone and enquiry service to
the general public and relatives, by listening to what is required and when
necessary seeking the answers and calling the person back.
for a specialist area (to be agreed) to be controlled and managed by you for
the benefit of the Management/Senior Carer Team.
Maintain an awareness of the Health and Safety requirements.
Work individually and within the team to provide the necessary back up for all
staff, to a standard commensurate with aims and objectives of the Home and in
consideration of its residents.
Observe and maintain high levels of communication within the teams of staff, individual
colleagues and residents.
Maintain client and business confidentiality at all times.
To carry out any additional duties as requested.
To undertake any additional training and development programmes the Home may
consider appropriate to enhance your contribution to the work at this home.
To review on a regular basis the job description for your post and to agree any
Policies and Procedures
To be up to date on, and follow, the relevant procedures contained in the Home’s
Policies and Procedures file as they affect your job and its responsibilities.
Gold Care Homes is a company which consistently and positively celebrates
differences that we have as people. This Home, in its policy and training,
describes what we can expect of each other in our conduct. In your job, we
expect you to make the fair treatment of colleagues and of those whom we serve
Closing date for application 30th June 2014.