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Care Assistant - Nights

Provider: Ashfield House

Location: Leominster

Job Term: Permanent

Salary: 8.21

Hours: 20

Number of posts: 1

Closing Date:

Position Night care worker Responsible to MANAGER Purpose of Position To provide or assist in wakeful night duty cover in the home To undertake specified domestic or other task that can be effectively carried out during the night hours To be responsible for service users’ safety and wellbeing at night Principal Responsibilities Ensure that service users’ needs are met during the night Provide all personal care needed Work as a member of a night care team Carry out regular checks of service users at intervals as agreed on a care plan and with due regard for service users’ privacy Carry out regular checks on the building with special reference to fire protection Answer emergency calls, assess the situation, deal with the service user seeking help or call upon the duty manager where Assist care users who need help, reassurance or comfort Assist care users preparing for bed and waking in the morning as directed In the time available between attending to care users, carry out useful domestic tasks, which can be carried out safely and without disruption, eg ironing, mending, food preparation or cleaning (or as directed) Read and write reports for care plans, etc Take part in staff meetings and training activities as directed Assist with the giving of medication (with training and assured competence to do so) Carry out other reasonable duties as may be required

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