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Care Assistant. Job in Otterbourne FOX8 Jobs

Otterbourne, Hampshire
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2 Sep 2022
Brendoncare is a charity which provides a range of connected services for people in later life including care homes, extra care housing, community support services and clubs across the South of England. We are people-driven, focusing on empowerment, inclusivity and understanding. We aim to ensure that whoever comes into the Brendoncare environment - whether as a member, resident, volunteer or colleague they are able to live their life to the fullest potential. Our values reflect who we are together we are kind, positive, brave and empowering. We need people who really want to make a difference to the lives of people in later life to join us. In return, we will support you to grow and flourish as you are welcomed to the Brendoncare team. What is the role? Brendoncare are looking for a Care Assistant to join our care home in Otterbourne, Hampshire. The spacious site near Chandler's Ford in Hampshire offers three interconnected services: Otterbourne Court:A care home providing personalised nursing and dementia care, as well as planned and emergency respite support. Otterbourne Mews: Dementia-friendly apartments for couples or individuals living with dementia. Otterbourne Club:A community hub where residents and local people can enjoy a range of facilities, activities and social opportunities. Who are you? We are seeking a Care Assistant who shares our passion for providing the best possible care for our residents and who can demonstrate professionalism and energy in the home. We are looking for somebody who: Supports our commitment to providing the best possible care for our residents and our ability to make them feel like family within a loving home. We need you to be like minded in this approach, valuing the small things which are important to each of our residents. We d love you to be NVQ/QCF 2 qualified in Health & Social Care, but that is not a deal breaker. Ideally you will have had some care experience but this is not essential as we provide lots of training. The key to us is that you share our values. In addition, you need to possess good communication skills, be a team player, be reliable and committed and have a natural affinity to older people. What will I be doing? Providing personal care to clients which is person centred and respects individual choices Providing additional care and support as required when a client is unwell or towards end of life Acting as a Key-worker to a number of clients Using personal knowledge and experience of working with those individuals to support the nurses in writing and reviewing care plans Documenting care given, recording any changes and reporting these to the person in charge of the shift Providing support and advice to residents families and friends, keeping them informed at an appropriate level with due regard to the adherence of confidentiality Working with the Activities Team to develop group and 1:1 activities that will be engaging and of interest to the residents Liaising with other agencies as required in the interests of the resident for example; GP, Social Services, Occupational Therapist, etc. What can we offer? Minimum of 5.6 weeks holiday including bank holidays Enhanced annual leave after five years to reward long service and dedication Extensive training and continual personal development Paid breaks and meals provided while on duty in our care homes Free initial DBS check Free parking (subject to availability) An Employee Assistance Programme offering 24 hour support for staff and their immediate family members Refer a Friend Bonus Scheme If this sounds like the role for you, please do apply; we would love to hear from you
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  • Job Reference: 702848114-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Brendoncare
  • Location: Otterbourne, Hampshire
  • Salary: £11.00
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent