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Independent Living Assistant

Location: Bath
Contract Type: Temporary
Sector:
REF: 563GH
Job Published: 19 days ago
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Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an integrated care and support service that promotes independence to all residents. You will deliver excellent resident services in a friendly manner, treating all residents with dignity and respect, work flexibly with residents to meet their individual needs and preferences, comply with care and support plans and achieve positive outcomes for each person.

You will report to the Team Leader and will ensure that individual care and support plans are adhered to and delivered according to the residents’ wishes and in compliance with CQC standards and regulations.

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for the unobtrusive care and support of residents in their own home, meeting their individual needs and preferences, whilst working in a flexible, respectful and caring matter
  • Actively promote and encourage the participation of residents in an innovative and creative range of social activities, within the service, which aim to promote social inclusion and minimise the risk of isolation 
  • To provide personal care to residents in accordance with their care and support plans
  • Assist with all aspects of personal care and daily living
  • Under supervision and in strict compliance with the care plan guidelines, administer medication as appropriate and accurately record as instructed
  • Complete and regularly update the residents’ daily record on their care and support plans, with residents, within the agreed timeframes, immediately reporting any noncompliance/change of need or any other issues to the Team Leader
  • To provide further support to residents in accordance with the care and support plans, for example cooking and laundry
  • Provide planned and emergency care at nights
  • Carry out other duties as may be required from time to time
  • Act as a fire warden when on shift

 

About you:

Essential

  • Current work experience in the care and support sector (working with vulnerable people)
  • Ability to demonstrate continuous professional development track record
  • Experience of completing care plans and other required documentation accurately
  • Willing to attend training and learn new skills as required
  • Practical and flexible approach in delivering care and support to our residents
  • Ability to work alone and with limited supervision
 

Desirable

  • Knowledge and experience in the completion of risk assessments
  • First Aid certificate
  • Experience of work in charity/not for profit sector
 

Benefits:

24-7 Staffing offer:

  • 24/7 on-call consultants
  • Double pay on Bank Holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Paid mileage
  • Free uniform
  • Holiday pay
  • Free refresher courses & training
  • Referral scheme (uncapped)
  • Paid weekly
  • Permanent & Temporary jobs both full-time and part-time
  • Local branches & work across Wiltshire: Chippenham, Bristol & Salisbury

For more details on this vacancy please give us a call on 01249 447247 or send your CV to healthcare@24-7staffing.co.uk and we will contact you.