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Vacancy Care Assistant - Night Shift
Town Cambuslang
Employer Flemington Care Home
Vacancy type Full Time Job
Reference number Car4422
Form of employment Full Time
Salary / Rate £9.30 - £12.00 per hour
Hours Not specified
Published 23/02/2021
Closing date 31/03/2021


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Situated on the outskirts of Cambuslang, Flemington Care Home is a purpose built 90 bed care home offering person centred nursing care for frail elderly and individuals with physical or sensory impairment or mental difficulties from the age of 18 years.

At Flemington our experienced Management and staff team ensure kindness is at the heart of everything we do.

The ideal candidate will be a Care Assistant with current SSSC registration and relevant experience working in a similar position within the care sector.

With a kind, caring and calm approach, the successful candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to establish and maintain relationships with residents,, relatives and colleagues.

Relevant SVQ qualification is desired but not essential


Key Responsibilities

  • To ensure the highest possible level of care is maintained by supporting/ assisting residents’, when required, with washing, toileting,undressing
  • Assist residents in all aspects of their care needs (i.e. physical, emotional and spiritual).
  • Provide attention when needed whilst ensuring residents maintain their comfort, dignity and right of
  • To adhere to the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) codes of practice at all times and obtain SSSC registration within 6 months of commencing in this
  • To maintain SSSC registration and provide evidence of this to the Home Manager.
  • Report to the Person in Charge any changes observed in the physical or mental condition of the residents
  • Help residents where necessary with undressing, whilst encouraging the resident to remain as independent as possible
  • Assist with toileting of the residents
  • Assist with bathing of residents, both in bed and in the bath/ shower
  • Understand the needs of the incontinent resident and maintain a sympathetic approach as well as assisting with promotion of continence
  • Treat all residents with respect and ensure their privacy and dignity at all times
  • Be aware of the residents Care Plan and provide care in accordance with the plan
  • Be aware of special dietary needs and of special problems relating to eating that the resident may have
  • Assist in maintaining residents care
  • Assist with resident activities, both inside and outside the care
  • Escort residents travelling to and from the care home, such as for hospital visits and social outings.
  • Bring any problems that may arise either with caring for the residents, or personal problems such as off-duty, to Person in Charge as soon as possible.
  • Closely monitor residents who may be confused and/ or have behavioural problems.
  • Assist in the delivery of care for residents who are dying or who have a progressive illness. Assist with last offices.
  • Ensure full privacy and dignity is maintained for the dying and the bereaved, in line with the Company’s policies and procedures.
  • Answer nurse call system promptly, giving assistance as required.
  • Carry out regular checks on residents at intervals determined by senior staff members.
  • Clean and maintain equipment used by residents/ relatives (e.g. wheelchairs, hearing aids, spectacles etc.) and ensure the care home is kept clean and tidy.
  • Put away residents’ clothes from their laundry baskets into their individual drawers, wardrobes etc. Alert the person in charge if there are no name tags for clothing.
  • Put out fresh towels & face cloths as required each day.

Essential criteria

  • SSSC registration

Desirable criteria

  • Care Assistant: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Flemington our: 10 years (Preferred)
  • Driving licence (Preferred)

Additional information

  • Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

How to apply

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