Dementia CentreCare Assistant job in Liverpool City at Liverpool In Work

Dementia Centre-Care Assistant

Company: Liverpool In Work

Location: Liverpool UK

Date Posted:Mar 21, 2018

Base: The Poppy Centre, 179 Townsend Lane, Clubmoor, Liverpool L13 9DY£7.50per hour if aged over 25 £7.05 per hour if aged under 25 RESPONSIBILITIES:To assist in the care of the people living with dementia who use the Poppy Centre Day Care Facilities. The Poppy Centre is an integral part of a network of services provided by Age Concern Liverpool & Sefton and all staff are expected to participate in and benefit from other Age Concern Liverpool & Sefton activities.The Care Assistant is accountable to the Nurse in Charge to ensure that each customerhas an enjoyable experience that promotes their dignity and retention of capabilities. To help in meeting the personal care and support needs of customers in a way that respects dignity and promotes independence both in the centre and on outings. To assist each customer, as needed, with dressing, bathing, eating, toileting, mobilising, and getting into and out of transport. To promote the independence and happiness of customers through varied activities including reading, crafts, gardening, singing, talking and outings. To assist, in all aspects of the practical day to day running of the centre including cleaning, laundry, serving of meals etc.To produce a daily diary for each customer that you have key worker responsibility for detailing what they have done and any achievements or issues encountered.To liaise with professionals, carers, volunteers, guardians and advocates to ensure the welfare of all customers. To be required to help maintain accurate records on each customer. To actively participate in staff meetings, customer meetings and undertake training as directed.  To report any issues such as falls, instances of customers possibly being at risk from other customers and instances of aggression directly to the Nurse in Charge or in her absence another Senior Manager from Age Concern Liverpool & SeftonTo follow all of the organisations policies and procedures both generic and specific to the dementia day care service. To read all communication, hard copies and electronic, as requested. To carry out any other duties as required by the Nurse in Charge or the Chief Executive of Age Concern Liverpool & Sefton. Age Concern Liverpool & Sefton is an Equal Opportunities Employer.  NOTE:This position requires the employee to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Check (DBS), the cost of which will be met by the organisation.If you would like to apply for this vacancy please email the address on the left of this vacancy to request an application form. Please quote reference number 3001258CC in the subject header line  View full job description
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