Care Assistant (Bank) - Wyndwell Care Home, AB42 1DJ

Ref: 533 Date Posted: Monday 13 Nov 2017

Care Assistant - £8.49

Are you a committed, passionate and friendly Care Assistant?  We are seeking talented and caring individuals who will make a difference to the lives of the residents we care for at Wyndwell Care Home.

Long established Wyndwell Care Home is a well-known and popular home situated opposite the harbour in Peterhead.  The home has room for 31 residents all in single occupancy rooms, boasts a large lounge area, a dining area, two conservatories and a small lounge overlooking the harbour area.  

We have a full time and part time night shift available as well as vacancies for Bank Staff.

Your key responsibilities will include

·         Assisting residents, when required, with washing, toileting, dressing, undressing, whilst encouraging the resident to remain as independent as possible

·         Providing assistance during meal times, ensuring that residents and have a pleasant dining experience

·         Treating all residents with respect and ensuring their privacy, dignity and right of choice at all times

·         Being aware of the residents care plan and providing person centred care in accordance with this, as directed

·         Assisting in maintaining residents care documentation

·         Assisting with residents activities, both inside and outside of the care home

·         Adhering to the SSSC Codes of Practice at all times and obtain SSSC registration within 6 months of commencing the role.

The successful applicant will

·         Preferably have an SVQ2 (or equivalent) in Social Services & Healthcare

·         Have experience in the care sector

·         Be compassionate and committed to providing high quality care to our residents

·         Communicate effectively with other staff, residents, relatives and visitors

·         Work well as part of a dedicated multi-disciplinary team

·         Ensure all information of a confidential nature gained is not divulged to third parties

In return, we will offer you

·         A competitive rate of pay

·         An informative induction and a supportive, friendly working environment

·         Continuous training and improvement to help all employees deliver and maintain the level of care we strive for, as well as achieving your own goals within a care setting.