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Care Assistant

Care Assistant - Larne, Northern Ireland

Salary - £8.72 per hour

Our client has many years' experience in the private Nursing Home sector.

Each of their homes has a reputation for delivering high quality nursing care.



The Role & Role Responsibilities:

As part of the caring team, to help create and maintain a healthy and safe environment where the personal nursing needs of the Residents are met under the direction and supervision of the Nurse in Charge.



? Provision of Care in accordance with agreed Care Plans
? Nutritional Intake
? Prevention of Pressure Sores
? Mouth Care as directed by the Nurse
? Management of Continence and Incontinence
? Repositioning Residents as directed by the Nurse in Charge in accordance with Manual Handling Requirements
? Assisting Residents with mobility
? Assisting with Personal Hygiene - shaving, grooming etc
? Assisting in the bathing of residents in bed or in the bathroom
? Ensure bedrooms and communal areas are maintained to a high standard of cleanliness and hygiene and that wardrobes and drawers are kept tidy


General

Be aware of the vulnerability of the residents and contribute to their protection from physical, sexual, emotional and financial abuse

Promote the residents living and social skills.

Encourage their involvement in recreational and social activities and participate in these activities

Listen, talk to and support residents

Undertake cleaning duties as required

Knowledge ofPolicies &Procedures

Health & Safety Regulations

Fire Prevention

Manual Handling

Visiting

Smoking

COSHH Regulations

Maintenance of a strict code of confidentiality in relation to knowledge of residents

Adhere to procedure relating to infection control ensuring provision of care to residents with MRSA

Personal

? Participate fully in training to maximise job performance eg: -
? NVQ - Th




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