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Health Care Assistant Job Profile

Job Title: Health Care Assistant

Main Responsibilities: As a Care Assistant in the home you will be working closely with the Staff Nurse in charge, assisting with the day to day clinical care of the residents at ‘The Cottage’. Applicants will be required to aid residents with dressing, toileting, bathing, feeding and mobilisation if needed and the promotion of mental and physical activities. It is the role of the Care Assistant to change bedding and maintain the cleanliness of the resident’s bedroom. Training will be given on a regular basis with the option of completing an NVQ if it is thought suitable, you will also be required to take an active part in staff meetings.

Applicant Profile: Applicants must be enthusiastic and able to show initiative working as part of a strong team. Strong communication, good time keeping, organisational skills and the ability to respect the confidentiality of the residents is essential. Candidates must have good personal hygiene and be committed and dedicated to producing high levels of care.

Hours of Work:  7am-2pm – AM Shift, 2pm-9pm – PM Shift , 9pm-8am – Night Shift . Please note that you will be required to work alternate or some weekends.

Salary / Wage: TBD – depending on experience

 

Staff Nurse Job Profile

Job Title: Staff Nurse

Main Responsibilities: As a Staff Nurse in the Home, you will be responsible for the day to day clinical care of the residents at ‘The Cottage’. Duties will include maintaining and updating care plans, and the controlling and administering of prescribed drugs to residents. You will be encouraged and given the opportunity to partake in training on a regular basis and be closely involved in fellow employee’s induction process. As a senior member of staff you must be able to set a good example to other employees..

Applicant Profile: Applicants must be RGN or RMN certified. Applicants must be able to show initiative with the ability to work without close supervision as well as being able to work as part of a strong team. Time keeping, confidentiality, strong communication and organisation skills, and a good clear telephone manner are essential. Successful applicants must be smartly dressed and maintain good hygiene at all times. You must be enthusiastic, self motivated and be committed and dedicated to produce high levels of care.

Hours of Work:  7am-2pm – AM Shift, 2pm-9pm – PM Shift , 9pm-8am – Night Shift. Please note that you will be required to work alternate or some weekends.

Salary / Wage: TBD – depending on experience

How to Apply

Interested applicants should call the Manager on (01933) 355 111 to arrange an interview appointment or send your CV with the application form to:

The Manager
The Cottage Nursing Home
80 High Street
Irchester
Northampton
NN29 7AB.

Telephone : 01933 355111
Fax : 01933 355129
Mail : reception@thecottagenh.com

Download Our Employment Application Form (257 KB) 2008

Please note that due to the laws set out by the National Care Standards commission all applicants must have a valid work permit for the UK and either posses or be willing to undergo a C.R.B Check before being considered for the position.

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