Senior Night Care Worker
Senior Care Worker - NightsFull time£12.29Woodley Grange Care Home - RomseyWe are looking for s Senior Night Care Worker to join our friendly team at Woodley Grange. Specific hours and schedule can be flexible but must be available to work every other weekend.Job SummaryTo act as a Line Manager to the Care Staff and to assist the Head of Care with aspects of the operational management of the home. You will oversee the personal care and needs of the residents in a way that promotes independence. You will also have responsibility to coach the carers and promote their development.Carers without management experience who are willing to traing up to a Team Manager role are welcome to apply.Main Duties and ResponsibilitiesResidents /Care
The provision of the highest standards of care of the residents and to maintain the Care Standards.Input daily records in the computerised care plans for a given number of the residents.To provide a non-institutional lifestyle for the residents and to promote the Link Carer roleTo seek medical advice as appropriate for the residentsTo administer medication as prescribed.
To manage every shift and lead, teach and coach carers as necessary.To carry out supervisionsTo participate in the Induction of staffTo promote team workingTo encourage carers to determine their own work loads
Health & Safety
To ensure the correct ordering and storage of all medication.To check the staff rota every shift to ensure correct staffing levels.To ensure all records are legible, correct and timely
To ensure implementation of all Policies and Procedures throughout the home.To assist with the proper accounting of all petty cash and resident’s monies.To attend all meetings and training as required.To promote the marketing of the home.To perform any other duties as may be requested.
There will be no complaints from residents, relatives or staff, arising from any shift you have managed.Care will be given to a high standardAllocated residents will have a care plan review that has been communicated to all care staff.There will be no hazards or harm occurring on any shift you have managed.Training needs will be identified through written supervision and staff will feel valued and enjoy the opportunity to talk about their role.All staff allocated to you will have written records of observed practice.The Care Team Manager’s role is respected.New staff will complete a full induction programme.Staff will work positively and collaboratively together, as per the culture of the company.The core values will have been maintained for the residents Appropriate changes in practice will have occurred as a result of your watch over the core values.
Person SpecificationQualifications and Experience
Experience in a care environment is essentialExperience working with people living with Dementia preferred but not essentialNVQ 3 or equivalent in care or willing to complete is essentialUp to date mandatory trainingFirst Aid Course or willing to learnKnowledge of elderly health related issuesPrevious staff management experience is an advantage but not essential
Personal Attributes and Skills
Excellent communication skillsAbility to work well as part of a dedicated teamFriendly and enthusiastic character who can build rapport with our residentsCaring and positive attitude and genuine desire to develop a career in this field
If you have any questions, please contact Alison on 0330 335 8997