Night Care Assistant

Sector

Care Workers

Provider

NCA2021/01

Contract Type

Full time

Salary

Competitive

Town/City

Lincolnshire

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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Carry out regular checks on residents, paying special attention to any specific residents requested by the manager or senior staff member.
  • Administer night and morning medications as per their prescribed drug sheets.
  • Check regularly around the building, with special reference to fire prevention.
  • Answer bells, assess the situation, deal with the problem or look for help. If more senior help is needed, contact the senior person – on – call.
  • To help residents, who during the night hours need help reassurance, comfort or just a cup of tea and a chat.
  • Help residents to bed. Occasionally get residents up when asked to due to early appointments, for example.
  • In the time between dealing with residents, some domestic duties will be required – i.e. Laundry, ironing, food prep, dusting, hoovering and cleaning.
  • Be mindful of infection control. Use personal protection equipment/solutions and challenge anyone not doing so.
  • Be mindful of the causes and effects of abuse.
  • Any other duties that may be required by the Manager or senior.
  • Report all incidents on relevant forms/books in line with legal requirements.
  • On completion of night duty, give the report to senior on the day shift.

PERSONAL:

  • Observe confidentiality in all aspects of the Home.
  • Be aware of Health and Safety at Work Act and report any problems to the Manager or person in charge.
  • Take an active role in self-assessment and training and development.

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