Care Assistant

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Monarch Healthcare are recruiting for Care Assistants to join our team at Poplars Nursing Home. Poplars is a beautifully presented home, traditionally built and upgraded to provide high quality living for people in older age with mixed frailties. The home can provide for up to 60 residents in a range of ‘houses’ to suit each person’s requirements.

You would be required to work on a rota basis, including some weekends and bank holidays. The rate of pay is in line with National Minimum Wage, with increments for NVQ Level 2/3.

Required:

  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Genuine interest in working within a caring environment
  • To be caring, friendly and a team player
  • Satisfactory DBS checks and references

Main Duties: This is not an exhaustive list.

  • Ensure the highest possible levels of care are maintained by supporting/assisting Clients as required, with washing, toileting, dressing, mealtimes, and all other aspects of daily living.
  • Support Clients who have limited mobility or physical / learning difficulties, making the best use of aids provided.
  • Observe care planning needs for Clients and complete written daily records as instructed and in line with the Company’s policies and procedures.
  • Answer Nurse call system, giving assistance as required
  • Carry out regular checks on Clients at intervals determined by senior Staff Members.
  • Clean and maintain equipment used by Clients / Relatives e.g. wheelchairs, hearing aids, spectacles etc.
  • Ensure the Care Centre is kept clean and tidy, in line with the Company’s attention to detail philosophy.
  • Practice maximum integrity in all dealings with Clients’ personal and financial affairs and avoid abuse of the privileged relationship that exists with Clients.

Why work for us?

  • Yearly awards and recognition ceremony
  • Free meal on shift (shift time over 7.5 hours, from a set menu)
  • Refer a friend Bonus scheme
  • In-house training
  • 5.6 weeks annual leave
  • Access to on-site parking

To apply for this job email your details to nicolayates@monarchhealthcare.co.uk.