Care Assistant Nights job in Lancaster at Thornton Lodge Care Ltd

Care Assistant Nights

Company: Thornton Lodge Care Ltd

Location: Morecambe UK

Date Posted:May 14, 2018

THORNTON LODGE CARE LIMITEDJOB DESCRIPTIONCARE ASSISTANT - NIGHT SHIFT JOB TITLE: Care Assistant - Night Shift ACCOUNTABLE TO: Director / Manager / Team Leaders / Senior Care AssistantRESPONSIBILITIES: To work in accordance with the organisations policies and procedures. To work to the organisations statement of values and promote the core values of care which are fundamental to    the Philosophy of Thornton Lodge Care Limited. To work in accordance with the organisations safeguarding policy, to act upon safeguarding concerns. To safeguard and   promote the welfare of vulnerable adults. To report any safeguarding concerns to the homes manager or Safeguarding Lead/Champion. Any Safeguarding concerns should be reported to Lancashire County Council Safeguarding Adults, for them to make a decision whether to commence a formal safeguarding investigation. To assist in preparing residents for bed, as required. To help residents with problems of mobility and other physical disabilities (e.g. incontinence), helping with the use of disability aids and caring for the same, where appropriate. To receive and act upon instructions from Senior Staff regarding specific tasks to be carried out during the night. To carry out regular checks on residents throughout the night, according to intervals set by Senior Care Staff and with due regard to residents' individual wishes.  To answer promptly all alarm calls, assessing each situation and dealing with any resident who is seeking help.   In cases of emergency, to summon Senior Staff and if necessary to call the emergency services. To assist residents who need help or reassurance, providing light drinks or refreshments where required. To carry out regular checks on the building, with particular reference to fire prevention and external security (all windows and external doors secured etc). To launder and iron garments and linen, mending / darning where practical taking particular care with regard to what coloured bags to use and the temperatures required for individual clothing. To awaken residents in the morning at their requested times, as appropriate.   To assist residents to rise, wash and dress, and proceed to the dining room. To help maintain a safe and healthy environment in the Home with due regard to appropriate Food Hygiene and Health & Safety Regulations.   To record and report all accidents. To follow the cleaning schedules identified for night care staff.    These can be found in the office. To read and write reports, and to participate in staff and residents' meetings as appropriate. To participate in training activities / course, as directed. To help care for residents who are terminally ill. To be subject to performance reviews, recognising the positive aspects of such reviews. To undertake other duties, as necessaryForm 6e - Updated 18/10/17 View full job description
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