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Principal Care Assistant (Day Duty)

Holmesview

From
£12.06
ph,
£22,576
pa

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Job Purpose

To provide safe and competent care in a sympathetic manner

To uphold residents' participation strategy

To liaise with all personnel to ensure high standards of patient care

To alert senior staff to concerns so that advice or nursing intervention can be given

To reflect the high standards of the company in all aspects of work and personal appearance

To ensure all clients and visitors are treated in a helpful, friendly manner

To promote and show loyalty to the company and residents, both inside and outside the nursing home and respect confidentiality

To treat colleagues with respect and ensure teamwork is good

 

Main duties and responsibilities

To promote the highest standards of care within the nursing home

To set a good example at all times in respect of dress, manner, hygiene and behaviour

To provide a safe and healthy environment for residents, staff and visitors

To assist with the induction of new staff, giving support and guidance as required

To become familiar with all aspects of the building’s layout, fire evacuation procedure and equipment, and to instruct staff

To become familiar with and strictly adhere to company policy and procedure and National Care Standards 

With the agreement of the registered nurse or principal carer, to delegate workload ensuring efficient and cost effective use of manpower

To communicate all requests and changes of practice to all relevant personnel

To report any injuries, disease and dangerous practice to all relevant personnel

To read and observe all notices and instructions displayed in the work area

To wear and use correct protective clothing/equipment as directed and report any damage or wear to superiors

To dispose of rubbish and waste materials in the appropriate manner

To wear company uniform at all times when on duty

To act at all times in a manner which reflects a good company image

To make best use of equipment and finance and minimise waste at all levels

To maintain correctly written records as required by the company and statutory bodies

To attend and participate in staff meetings and training as required by the company or the unit manager

To feedback and communicate to the manager or deputy any complaints, suggestions or wishes arising from residents, relatives or staff.

To maximise bed occupancy opportunities by being friendly and helpful to all enquirers and visitors, either personally or on the telephone

 

Housekeeping

To maintain high standards of cleanliness and tidiness by requesting assistance from housekeeping staff and ensuring these instructions are carried out

To report immediately damage or breakage to equipment, furnishings or fabric of the building and any repairs required

To undertake any reasonable duties as directed by senior staff to ensure safe, smooth and efficient running of the nursing home

Holmesview, 2 Holmes Road, Broxburn EH52 5JZ

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