Care Assistant – Willowdene, Hebburn
|Care Assistant – Willowdene, Hebburn|
|Full Time & Part Time|
Are you looking for a rewarding career with hours to suit you? If you want to work locally, and make a difference to people’s lives, then we’d love to hear from you.
We are looking for caring individuals that believe they have what it takes to be a Care Assistant, to join our fantastic team at Willowdene Care Home, in Hebburn. Whether you’re new, or experienced, get in touch today.Â
For this role we are offering:
â€¢ Day shift available
â€¢ Bank contracts on offer
â€¢ Ongoing support with training and development
â€¢ An identified career pathway
â€¢ 28 days annual leave including bank holidays (pro rata)
â€¢ Uniform provided
â€¢ To support each of the residents to remain as active and independent as possible within the constraints of their condition.
â€¢ Demonstrate skill and imagination in helping residents deal with everyday difficulties arising from their memory problems or physical health.
â€¢ Encourage and support each resident to do as much as possible for themselves in all aspects of daily living, which will include washing, dressing and continence.
â€¢ Use initiative and imagination in helping residents succeed at familiar tasks.
â€¢ Work flexibly, providing help with physical care as and when necessary to maximise opportunities for the residents to enjoy previous recreational interests, social and religious preferences.
â€¢ Respect the residentsâ€™ rights of choice, privacy, and dignity and be sensitive to each persons needs.
â€¢ Work together with the team on goals that are directly relevant to daily life of each resident and his or her family members by implementing individualised â€˜active livingâ€™ programmes.
â€¢ Demonstrate an ability to build and maintain relationships with people whose understanding is impaired and their families through good communication skills.
â€¢ Offer many opportunities each day for residents to engage in situations with personal meaning, a sense of community, choices and fun.
â€¢ Take responsibility by following tailored plans of assistance for mobility, communication, social interaction, nutrition and physical care.
â€¢ Encourage residents to engage in physical exercises and activities to help increase strength and dexterity.
â€¢ Assist residents with their mobility having received training in the use appropriate equipment and will be responsible for the safe and proper use of such equipment.
â€¢ Work independently and show initiative at maintaining a stimulating and homely environment for each resident.
â€¢ Complete and maintain necessary daily records painting a full picture of social engagement, activities and physical care.
â€¢ Assist with serving meals and drinks and feed residents unable to feed themselves.
â€¢ Respect rights for privacy and demonstrate high professional standards of propriety in their day-to-day work.
â€¢ Understand and maintain confidentiality at all times.
â€¢ Liaise with other professionals and relatives to achieve the best outcome for each resident.
â€¢ Attend training as required to enhance and update their skills and maintain a record of this training
â€¢ Maintain a safe environment for other staff, residents and visitors through an awareness of statutory requirements for fire, health and safety and manual handling policies.
â€¢ Undertake any other activities which may be deemed necessary by the senior staff in the home
Why join us?
Willowdene Care Home, in Hebburn, Tyne and Wear, is situated in a peaceful residential area, within well maintained gardens, and is run by a team of carers and nurses, committed to providing person-centered care. Willowdene provides a homely and friendly environment for older people who require residential, nursing or dementia care.
At New Century Care youâ€™ll have quality time to spend with our residents, ensuring you can give truly personalised care. If you too believe that this is the most important part of everyoneâ€™s role in a care home, then weâ€™d love to hear from you.
If you want to develop, we will support you. If you require flexibility, we will always try and help. If you want to make a successful career in care, we can offer you guidance, experience and advice, including help with supporting qualifications.
To apply for this job, please complete the online form below, along with a covering message. We look forward to hearing from you.