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Experienced Care Assistant - Bank - Wyndwell Care Home, AB42 1DJ

Ref: 270 Date Posted: Monday 17 Apr 2017

Experienced Care Assistant (Bank)
Peterhead (AB42)

Wyndwell Nursing Home is long established and a well-known popular care home with space for 31 residents, accepting both private as well as local authority funded residents. The home is located on the harbour of Peterhead, and is actually in the old harbourmasters building. The home has a lounge overlooking the harbour as well as two conservatories to enjoy the view from At Renaissance Care we strive to create a friendly and supportive environment and believe that to provide the necessary care and support to our residents we must have a committed, passionate and friendly team.  We are always seeking talented and caring individuals who will make a difference to the lives of the residents we care for.

We are currently recruiting for a highly motivated Care Assistant to come join our team at our Wyndwell Nursing Home based in Peterhead. This is a bank post your shifts will be provided on a rota basis or on short notice; therefore, you must be willing to be flexible.

Your duties 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

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

  • Ideally have experience in the care sector

  • Have an SVQ 2 or 3, or equivalent qualification within a care setting.

  • Be SSSC registered, or applied to the register already.

  • 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

We offer 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.

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