Care Assistant - Nights

Care Assistant - Nights Birmingham, England

Birmingham Jewish Community Care
Full Time Birmingham, England 23100 - 35100 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Responsible To: Home Manager


RESPONSIBILITIES:

(1) To assist day staff in preparing residents for bed, as required.

(2) To help residents 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.

(3) To receive and act upon instructions from the Nurse in Charge regarding specific tasks to be

carried out during the night.

(4) To carry out regular checks on residents throughout the night, according to intervals set by the

Nurse in Charge and with due regard to residents’ individual wishes.

(5) To answer promptly all nurse alarm calls, assessing each situation and dealing with any resident

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.

(6) To assist residents who need help or reassurance, providing light drinks or refreshments where

required.

(7) To carry out regular checks on the building, with particular reference to fire prevention and

external security (all windows and external doors secured etc).

(8) To carry out laundry duties.

(9) To awaken residents in the morning at their requested times, as appropriate. To assist residents to

rise, wash and dress, and where appropriate proceed to the dining room.

(10) 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 Night Shift Person-in-

Charge.

(11) To read and write reports, and to participate in staff and residents meetings as appropriate.

(12) To participate in training activities / course, as directed by senior staff.

(13) To assist with End-of-Life Care for residents who are terminally ill.

(14) To undertake other duties, as necessary.

Care Assistant - Nights
Birmingham Jewish Community Care

www.bjf.org
Birmingham, United States
$1 to $5 million (USD)
51 to 200 Employees
Company - Private