Care Assistant - Brookmount Nursing Home

  • Location:

    Coleraine

  • Sector:

    Medical & Healthcare

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Clare Brennan

  • Contact email:

    clare.brennan@mparecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02870357035

MPA are currently recruiting Care Assistants on a permanent basis for our well-established client based in the Coleraine Area. This position will be based in Brookmount Nursing Home. The successful candidate will work as part of a team to provide a quality of service which ensures the physical, psychological, social, emotional, and spiritual needs of individuals are being met. The pay rate is £9.25 per hour (£17,842 per annum – based on full time hours).

Job Duties

·         To provide safe, effective care with compassion

·         To provide care that is resident focused whilst ensuring that residents’ dignity and privacy are maintained at all times.

·         To work to recognised standards, including RQIA and Apex Policies and Procedures.

  • To provide, where appropriate, personal assistance to residents such as bathing, washing, toileting, dressing, feeding etc. whilst ensuring the privacy, dignity and rights of residents are maintained

  • To observe and report to Nurse Manager / Staff Nurse changes in residents’ health, wellbeing and behaviours.

  • To report to the Nurse Manager / Staff Nurse untoward incidents, e.g. falls, accidents, unexplained injuries,

  • To report any concerns re possible abuse of service users immediately to the nurse in charge.

  • To report to the Nurse Manager / Nurse in Charge any complaints, compliments (written or verbal) and maintain a record of same.

  • To refer all enquiries regarding the care or condition of service users to the nurse in charge.

  • To accompany residents on social and recreational outings and other appointments, as required.

  • To be available to listen and talk to residents using an approach suitable to their needs.

  • To assist with the cleaning service within the scheme

  • To ensure that service users are always socially presentable in appearance.

  • To ensure that service users have any aids e.g. dentures, hearing aids, spectacles etc fitted, cleaned and in working order.

 

Essential Criteria

·         OCF/NVQ 2 Health and Social care or equivalent.

·         Must be currently registered with NISCC OR if new/ returning to the sector must achieve registration.

(OR)

·         minimum of 6 months experience in a formal setting working in a caring / support role with vulnerable adults (either paid or unpaid).

·         And willingness to work towards completion of QCF Level 2 Health and Social Care.

 

Desirable Criteria

·       A minimum of 1 years’ experience in a formal setting working in a support role with vulnerable adults (either paid or unpaid) with older people.

·       Experience working in a nursing environment

 

Further Information

·         Successful candidate should be prepared to be flexible and work on a rotational rota.

·         Full time hours preferable (37.16 hours per week) however part time hours (22 hours per week) will also be considered.

·         Successful candidate will be expected to cover day and night duty on a rotational rota.

 


If you feel this is something that would interest you, please call 028 7035 7035 to discuss further or alternatively send your CV to clare.brennan@mparecruitment.co.uk