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Care Assistant - Care Recruiter
To assist in preparing service users for the day ahead & night, as required.
To help service users with problems of mobility and other physical disabilities (e.g. incontinence), helping with the use of disability aids and caring for the same, where appropriate.
To receive and act upon instructions from Senior Care Staff regarding specific tasks to be carried out during the day/night.
To carry out regular checks on service users – during nights – according to intervals set by Senior Care Staff and with due regard to service users’ individual wishes.
To answer promptly all nurse alarm calls, assessing each situation and dealing with any service user who is seeking help.
In cases of emergency to summon duty Senior Care Staff and if necessary to call the emergency GP and / or summon an ambulance.
To assist service users who need help or reassurance, providing light drinks or refreshments where required.
To carry out regular checks on the building, with particular reference to fire prevention and external security (all windows and external doors secured etc).
To iron laundered garments and linen, mending / darning where practical.
To awaken service users in the morning at their requested times, as appropriate.
To assist service users to rise, wash and dress, and where appropriate proceed to the dining room.
To help maintain a safe and healthy environment in the Home with due regard to appropriate Food Hygiene and Health & Safety Regulations.
To report all accidents to the Person-in-Charge.
To read and write reports, and to participate in staff and service users’ meetings as appropriate.
To participate in training activities / course, as directed by senior staff. To assist with End-of-Life Care for service users who are terminally ill.
To undertake other duties, as necessary.