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Principle Care Assistant (Night Duty)

Muirfield

From
£11.64
ph,
£21, 790
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 nursing 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 adhere to the Scottish Social Services Council Code of Conduct

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 & 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 supervise and instruct junior and new staff members in all aspects of their work, giving help and guidance where appropriate

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 the National Care Standards for Care Homes

In the absence, or with the agreement, of the registered nurse 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 maximise bed occupancy opportunities by being friendly and helpful to all enquirers and visitors, either personally or on the telephone.

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.

 

Housekeeping

To maintain high standards of cleanliness and tidiness by instructing staff on good housekeeping practices and ensuring these instructions are carried out

To instruct and supervise in the use of company goods and equipment, and 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 managers to ensure safe, smooth and efficient running of the nursing home

Hall Crescent, Gullane EH31 2HA, 01620 842 116

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