20 Nov 2018
£9.61 per hour
We are currently recruiting on behalf of our client who has a fantastic reputation within the Farnborough area for its well-established residential home.
Please see the below details on this unmissable vacancy:
Job Role - Care Officer
Hours - Full Time (Alternate weekends)
Service - Residential Home
Our client strives to deliver the highest standards of care within their residential home and are seeking a Care Officer with previous experience to join their dedicated care team.
Care Officer Duties:
To be responsible for the general running of the shift and to supervise junior staff.
To be responsible for residents' medication and/or treatment.
Providing cover for the Manager and/or Assistant Manager and supporting junior staff.
General welfare of staff whilst on duty adhering to the Health and Safety at work Act, Fire Regulations and to be familiar with Fire Procedure.
Ensuring well being of individual residents to cover emotional and social needs such as talking with and listening to residents and encouraging participation in the Home's activities including those of the Day Care Centre as appropriate.
6. Assisting with dressing, washing, bathing of residents and attending to all personal physical needs when necessary.
Assisting with bed making - care of linen and clothing when necessary.
Serving meals and feeding residents where necessary
Participation in staff meetings and any in service training.
Reporting any unforeseen incidents or accidents immediately to the Manager of the Residential Home.
Observing and reporting any change in residents' condition and complaints from residents.
Care of residents' property and valuables and to be aware of correct procedure.
To undertake such other duties as may be requested by the Manager of the Residential Home.
About the home:
This is a beautiful 16 bedded residential home specialising in the care for residents who suffer with old age and physical disabilities. The home was also awarded a GOOD CQC report rating GOOD in all areas of care from its last inspection.
Previous experience within a nursing/residential home
Previous experience as a HCA or SHCA
NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care
Willingness to gain medication certificate if not already received