Night Support Worker

Store: Taunton

Contract Type: Full time, Casual Worker (Bank), Part time

Closing Date: 01 April 2020

Salary: £8.63 - £9.60

Specific Hours: 20:30-08:30

Night Support Worker

Is your core value Kindness?

Would you like to make a difference to someone's life?

Would you like to work in a rewarding environment?

Cream Care are Currently recruiting Day Support Workers to join our team.

At Cream Care we offer:

  •  Opportunity to develop a career in care.
  • The chance to be part of a team
  • 6 weeks holiday and to be paid double time for shifts that begin on a bank holiday
  • An increase in salary once 6-month probation is successfully passed
  • A good employee health benefit scheme
  • Opportunity to enrol onto an NVQ
  • Refer a friend scheme £100
  • Alternate weekends off

Cream’s core value is kindness, providing person centred care and a beautiful home for people, working closely with them and their family to ensure development of positive relationships. The organisation has 5 homes in Taunton and 1 home in Torquay. We support people with learning disabilities and complex physical health needs

Your Qualities

  • Polite
  • Empathetic
  • Friendly
  • Caring
  • Approachable
  • Reliable
  • Honest
  • Outgoing personality
  • Good sense of humour

Your Skills

  • To communicate and listen and relay correct information
  • To be able to work as part of a team and also use own initiative when lone working

Your role

Your main responsibility is to assist in the delivery of a high standard of care to the individual residents in the home; promoting each person’s dignity and their human and civil rights at all times.

  • Supporting residents in managing all aspects of their personal care- assist with pressure areas, skin, teeth, mouth, hair, nails, dressing and undressing and attending to their personal hygiene requirements. Collecting specimens as required and directed.
  • To treat individuals with respect and encourage them to express their individuality.
  • To be flexible and responsive at all times to meet the changing needs of the residents
  • Assist residents with physical activity, walking, sitting, hydrotherapy physio routines and position and movement of immobile residents in accordance with their person centred plan and the manual handling policy.
  • Assist residents to eat and drink and to prepare meals whilst being aware of nutritional needs and cultural requirements.
  • Keep accurate records of fluid and food intake and report any unexpected inability or desire to eat or drink.
  • Report immediately to line manager any changes to a resident’s condition
  • To act as a positive role model at all times
  • Administer medication in line with medication policy and the individuals care plan
  • To carry out responsibilities under Health and safety Act 1974
  • Report immediately to your line manager any maintenance or repairs.
  • Adhere to all the organisational and homes policies and procedures.
  • To complete all relevant paper work in accordance with company policy and procedure
  • Enter actively in to supervision and appraisals
  • To behave in a manner that reflects positively on the company at all times
  • Adhere to the GSCC Codes of Practice
  • Attend training courses to enhance your skills, including, all mandatory training
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