Care Assistant in North Weald

Closing date: 31/08/2019

Location: Abbeyfield, Cunningham House, Pike Way, North Weald, Epping, Essex, CM16 6BL

Hours - 37.5 per week including (Alternating weekends)

Hourly Rate £9.00

As a Care Assistant at Cunningham House, you will ensure that the physical, social, intellectual and emotional needs of each resident are met ensuring dignity, choice, independence and respect.

  • To ensure each resident receives assistance with all elements of their personal care to include washing, dressing and assisting residents in all aspects of daily living as required.
  • To participate with the team for continual monitoring of each residents health needs. To include appropriate liaison with senior and relevant staff.
  • To ensure residents choice and independence is respected and have knowledge of residents risk management plans. 
  • To help residents with mobility problems and other physical disabilities, including incontinence, and in the use and care of aids and personal equipment. 
  • To help serve meals, prepare and clear dining room and assist residents with eating as required. 
  • To make beds, tidy rooms, light cleaning and emptying of commodes. 
  • To care sensitively to residents who are unwell or requiring palliative care. 
  • To escort residents to hospital out-patient appointments as required. 
  • To answer emergency bells and the door and greet visitors in a courteous manner. 
  • To participate in the key worker system as defined within the home. 
  • Encourage residents to be involved in the house. Welcome and encourage their participation in activities so that they can participate and remain emotionally and intellectually stimulated. 
  • Assist as required with social functions at the Home. 
  • Support and work closely with families and friends offering them professional and emotional support, sensitive to individual need.
  • To assist as directed, in the preparation, implementation, review and update of all residents care plans in line with their personal wishes and preferences in accordance with Abbeyfield policies. 
  • To perform such other duties as may reasonably be required. 

This position is subject to a DBS Check

Please submit your CV to g.lamoon@abbeyfield.com