Senior Waking Night Care Worker

Posted 5 days ago by JobPaths4U Limited
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Job Paths 4 U are looking for a Senior Waking Night Care Worker for a Residential Care Home based in Launceston.

As a Senior Waking Night Care Worker you will stay awake throughout the night to support the elderly residents and lead a team of care workers delegating tasks.

This residential care home is based in a rural area of Cornwall has beautiful views and is dedicated to supporting the elderly and those with Dementia.

My client is looking for a strong-minded, passionate and confident person with great leadership qualities to work in their residential home based in Launceston.

Duties and Responsibilities for this role include:

  • To carry out checks around the home and on service users with due regard to service users’ privacy and dignity
  • To carry out regular checks on the building with special reference to fire prevention and security
  • To lead the shift and delegate tasks
  • Support a team of care workers
  • To respond to the needs of service users, to assess emergency situations, contacting the manager on call as required
  • To support colleagues throughout the night to assist residents who require 2 staff
  • To support residents with their personal care requirements in the morning and in preparing for bed as identified within the individual care plans
  • To be responsible for the correct administration of medication, once assessed as competent
  • Take full responsibility for the monitoring and safe keeping of all medication administered, including maintaining adequate records
  • To assist residents who need help, reassurance or support throughout the night
  • When not attending to residents needs, undertake domestic duties primarily in the fields of laundry and cleaning/dusting, as identified
  • To maintain accurate notes and records within the resident’s individual files and to handover information to day staff that is relevant to the ongoing care of individual residents
  • To take part in staff meetings and training activity needs as identified

Minimum requirements for this role are:

  • Level 3 Health and Social Care
  • Experience of working with the elderly
  • Experience leading a team and delegating tasks
  • The ideal candidate will have at least 1 years’ experience in the care of older people, Mental Health and preferably in a dementia care environment

Salary: £9.25 per hour Increasing to £9.75 once medication training is completed

Contact: Adam at Job Paths 4 U

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Required skills

  • Dementia
  • Leadership
  • Medication
  • Personal Care
  • Residential Care

Reference: 41317561

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