Social Care

Care Assistant/Health Care Assistant

  • Croydon
  • £8.75 - £9.25
  • Fairlie House
  • 40+ hours per week

THE COMPANY

Fairlie House is a 45 bed specialist nursing home for the care of adults, (18+) living with long term neurological conditions. All of our beds provide long term care for adults with complex nursing needs, including those on ventilator support and with tracheostomies and those in altered states of consciousness. We are striving to be an outstanding service across all of the CQC domains, (currently assessed as good by the CQC). We provide person centred nursing care and therapy services which are individually tailored to the needs of each patient at the Home, in line with our six core values of dignity, privacy, choice, independence, rights and fulfilment.

 

 

THE ROLE

The Fairlie Healthcare Group is a leading provider of high-quality care which was established in 1999. We specialise in caring for adults with neurological conditions, as well as patients with tracheostomies and who require ventilator support. Care home situated in Purley.

 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Ensure the personal care needs of Residents are met and that assigned duties are executed in a professional and caring manner giving due regard to the Home’s core values and values framework and the Skills for Care Code of Conduct for Health and Social Care Workers.
  • To ensure documentation is completed in a timely fashion including personal care charts for Residents that reflect the care delivered and to escalate concerns regarding a Resident’s health and wellbeing to the nurse in charge at the earliest possible opportunity.
  • Complete other assigned tasks not directly related to care as, from time to time instructed to do so by the nurse in charge of the shift.
  • To work co-operatively with colleagues in the pursuit of the responsibilities of the post, with due regard to our diversity and inclusion framework and policies. To carry out the reasonable instructions of the nurse in charge, team leader or management staff to ensure optimal use of resources within the Home to ensure high quality care can be delivered at all times.
  • To attend rostered shifts as defined in the off-duty and to follow all HR policies and procedures in the event of being unable to attend for a rostered shift; understanding that such absence risks service levels and has the potential to compromise standards of care.
  • To ensure concepts learnt during mandatory training sessions, (health and safety, infection prevention and control, core values, and fire safety – this is not an exhaustive list) are upheld and demonstrated in practice during your working shift

 

THE CANDIDATE

Requirements

  • No qualifications needed (Training will be provided)
  • Fully enhanced DBS or willing to undertake one
  • Must be Patient, caring and considerate

OTHER INFORMATION

  • Paid Breaks
  • Free meals whilst working on shift
  • Wagestream – The ability to pull money from your salary as you earn it!
  • Free care staff uniforms
  • Pension Scheme (subject to qualifying criteria)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Excellent new starter induction programme
  • Comprehensive on the job training & support
  • Opportunity to gain qualifications
  • No lone working, so you’ll always have the support of another team member
  • Excellent progression opportunities on our new and improved career pathway

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