Apprentice Care Assistant

Selsey, Chichester
£102.00 per wek
13 Oct 2016
26 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
  • To attend and participate in training that is required under the Health & Social Care Act 2008 and Regulations 2010.
  • To be aware of and comply with the companies Policies and Procedures.

Main Duties:

  • Receive daily instructions from the Nurse in charge, regarding nursing care and those specific tasks to be carried out during the period of duty.
  • Cleaning and sterilising nursing medical equipment and surfaces as necessary.
  • Take accurate messages via the telephone, or in person, and relay the information promptly.
  • Assisting patients as necessary to dress/undress, bathing and personal hygiene (washing and shaving, etc.).
  • Helping to maintain a healthy and safe environment in the Home and reporting all accidents to the Matron or Nurse in charge.
  • Taking special precautions when on night duty including regular checks on residents, notifying the Nurse in charge of any problems who will then inform the Matron/Deputy Matron.
  • If necessary, when on night duty, help with laundry/ironing of clothes and preparation or Lounges for the morning.
  • Assist in the implementation of care plans.
  • Assist with the feeding of patients as appropriate, in accordance with the care plan.
  • Assist in the maintenance of a clean environment, personal effects of patients and clothing as required.
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, recreational programmes and training as required.
  • Maintain a neat and tidy appearance in accordance with uniform policy.
  • Report any untoward incident immediately to the senior person, present on duty in the Home.
  • Adhere to the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 i.e., to ensure as far as is reasonably practicable the Health and Safety at Work of themselves and all persons'