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Applications for this role are now closed.

18th November 2021

Position: SUPPORT WORKER

Responsible to: The Manager or delegated person as authorised by the Manager

Purpose of Position:

· To share with other staff in meeting the personal care needs of Residents in a way that respects the dignity of the individual and promotes independence.

· To help in the support of the Residents' physical environment and in the general day to day activities of the Home.

Principal Responsibilities:

· Assist Residents who need help with dressing, undressing, bathing and the toilet.

· Ensure Residents are treated with Privacy and Dignity and at all times.

· Help Residents with mobility problems and other physical disabilities, including incontinence; help in use and care of aids and personal equipment.

· Care for Residents temporarily sick and needing, for example, minor dressings etc., under the supervision of the senior staff.

· Keep up to date with Residents care needs by reading Care Plans, Risk Assessments and Daily Notes.

· Help in the promotion of mental and physical activity of Residents through talking to them, taking them out, sharing with them in activities such as reading, writing, hobbies and recreations.

· Inspect, launder and mend Resident’s clothing. Make and change beds; tidy rooms and do light cleaning; empty commodes.

· Ensure that you maintain the Environmental Cleaning Schedule and checklist found in the Infection Control and Cleaning File.

· Set tables and trays; serve meals; feed Residents who need help; adhere to SALT recommendations; prepare light meals and wash up; tidy and clear the dining room.

· Answer emergency bells, the door bell and the telephone; greet visitors.

· Read and write reports; take part in staff and Residents' meetings, Shift Handovers and in training activities as directed.

· Contribute towards the development of activities and day care programmes for Residents in which they can join in and which will enhance their quality of life.

· Assist under supervision, senior staff with the administration of medication.

· Read, understand and adhere to all company policies

· Such other duties as may be required.

Required Qualifications:

Care Certificate (This will be completed over the first 12 weeks of employment if a formal care qualification is not held)

Desired Qualifications:

· NVQ 2 or above.

· Manual Handling, SOVA, Infection Control, Dementia, Care of Medicines, First Aid, Basic Food Hygiene, Health and Safety, Fire Safety, Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberties

Only those who have had at least their first COVID vaccination will be considered for this opportunity.

Part-time hours: 24 per week

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £9.15 per hour

Experience:

Spinal Injury: 1 year (preferred)
Support Worker: 1 year (preferred)
Licence/Certification:

Driving License (preferred)
Work remotely:

No

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 02/12/2021

Salary

£9.15

Location

This job is located in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

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About Black Swan Care Group

Black Swan Care Group prides itself on putting residents’ needs and feelings first. We have multiple care homes spread across East Anglia providing an expert care service for those who need it the most. We offer an adaptable service; facilities are co...

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