Location: Piper Court
Contract Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 02 September 2019
Specific Hours: 44
At Piper Court we are expanding our clinical teams to include the role of Care Home Assistant Practitioner. Our CHAPs will work alongside our fully trained Nurses, as a CHAP you will be supporting and assisting with the day to day nursing needs of our residents.
By having CHAPS in our clinical teams, this allows the Nurses more time to tend to the needs of our more complex nursing residents.
Piper Court Care Home is situated in a housing estate in Stockton-on-Tees. It is a traditional working class community made up of hard-working, warm and generous people.
Care Home Assistant Practitioner duties include but are not limited to:
Measuring and recording vital signs
Wound care and dressing
Administration of medication and overseeing the care team.
At Akari we want our CHAPs to be resident focused and be advocates for person centred care, as any other employee within our homes we want you to take the time to get to know our residents and add value to their lives.
Required Education, Skills and Qualifications
Care Home Assistant Practitioner certification