Care Assistants in Ewell, Epsom

Closing date: 22/06/2019

Location: The Elders Care Home, Epsom Road, Ewell, Epsom, KT17 1JT

Salary: £9.00 per hour

Hours:  1 x 28  hours per week. - 1 x 20 Hours Per Week

Overall, you'll work effectively with others within the home to ensure that all resident's needs are met.

As a Care Assistant, you'll also:

  • 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.
  • Participate with the team for continual monitoring of each residents health needs. To include appropriate liaison with senior and relevant staff.
  • Ensure residents choice and independence is respected and have knowledge of residents risk management plans.
  • Help residents with mobility problems and other physical disabilities, including incontinence, and in the use and care of aids and personal equipment.
  • Help serve meals, prepare and clear dining room and assist residents with eating as required.
  • Make beds, tidy rooms, light cleaning and emptying of commodes.
  • Care sensitively to residents who are unwell or requiring palliative care.
  • Escort residents to hospital out-patient appointments as required.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Perform such other duties as may reasonably be required.

This position is Subject to DBS check 

To Apply

If you are interested in applying for this role please send your CV to g.lamoon@abbeyfield.com