Care Assistant (Full Time)

Abbeyfield Ballachulish
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  • Contact: Dominic Duffy
  • Reference: Care Assistant Full Time

Some of the main tasks of the role include;

• To participate in the emotional and physical care of residents/respite clients/day care clients, seeking to provide as far as possible a happy, stimulating and stable environment for resident’s/tenants/day care clients/respite clients and lunch club members. This will include:

• Washing and bathing residents/tenants/respite clients/day care clients.

• Assisting with residents/respite clients/day care clients dressing and undressing.

• Assisting with toileting requirements, especially those who are physically/mentally confused.

• Assisting residents/respite clients/day care and tenants with mobility problems.

• Assisting with non-invasive ‘domiciliary nursing’ tasks (including catheter care in medically specified circumstances) or other therapies under the supervision of appropriate professional staff.

• Serving meals and assisting with other dining room activities for residents/tenants/respite clients and day care clients, including the feeding of residents, tenants, respite clients, and day care clients if necessary.

For a full job description please contact us.

Experience working with older people in a similar setting would be an advantage however having an ability to build a rapport with people and good communication skills will help in the role.

We can provide the neccessary training for any willing candidate and support future training needs.

 

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