Fixed Term Night Care Assistant in North Weald, Epping

Closing date: 28/09/2019

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

Salary: £9.38 Per Hour

Hours: 38.5 Hours per week

We are currently looking for a Fixed Term Night Care Assistant to cover Maternity Leave.

As a Night 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.

As a Night Care Assistant, you will:

  • 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.
  • 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 a DBS Check

Please submit your application to

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