Care Assistant (Nights)

Posted 5 February by Social Care & Education

Care Assistant (Nights) - Nottinghamshire

Duration: Permanent

Salary: £7.70 - £8.20 per hour

Working Hours: 20:00 - 08:00 - 3 days on/3 days off - average 42 hours p/w

Social Care & Education are recruiting for a dedicated Care Assistant (Nights) to join their friendly team based in Newark, Nottinghamshire.

This Residential Care Home is looking for a Care Assistant (Nights) with a caring nature, patience and a passion for providing excellence in Care.

To apply for this job, you must be flexible and able to work weekends, if required.

Care Assistant (Nights): The Job Role

  • Assisting residents with their intimate and personal care needs, according to their individual care plan whilst protecting privacy and dignity at all times.
  • Making sure residents are well-presented to the standards of personal appearance he or she holds for themselves.
  • Ensuring our residents feel well cared for by developing caring relationships, understanding their likes and dislikes and getting to know them as individuals.
  • Taking part in events and activities within the home, creating positive memories and experiences for our residents.
  • Reporting and recording any changes in a resident’s behaviour, condition or needs and escalating to senior staff where appropriate to ensure we offer the best care possible for each resident.
  • Maintaining a clean and happy environment for residents by making beds and (with their permission) tidying bedrooms and assisting with the cleaning of the Home when necessary.
  • Working well as part of a dynamic team to ensure that each aspect of a resident’s care needs is met, enabling their personal choice to be reflected throughout their care journey.

Care Assistant (Nights): Working Hours

08:00 - 20:00 - 3 days on/3 days off - average 42 hours per week

Care Assistant (Nights): The Job Requirements

To be considered for this role you will need:

  • NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care or above
  • Previous experience of providing care within a residential setting or nursing home.
  • Experience of administering medication as prescribed
  • Experience of maintaining individual care plans
  • Good understanding of safeguarding, infection control, care plans and 5 key lines of enquiries for CQC inspections

Please note: Due our clients safeguarding policy, any postcode displayed is selected at random, for the purpose of posting this advertisement, and full address details will be provided to successful applicants.

Required skills

  • Social Care

Application questions

Do you hold an NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care or above?
do you have previous experience in a Residential Setting/Nursing Home?
Do you have care experience with the elderly?

Reference: 34396875

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