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Care Assistant

Based in WHITBY

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To work as part of a team in a 24 Bed Nursing home assisting clients with their personal care and ensuring that they receive very good care and are treated with dignity and respect.Hours are Min. 35 hours per week on a rota basis.





To be used as guidance to outline nature of duties

Reporting to: - Registered Nurse in charge and/or senior team leader – care

Responsible for:-

Providing practical help and support to service users under the supervision of the senior team leader and/or registered nurse in charge

To participate in plans to promote an environment providing a high standard of care according to service users’ needs and wishes

Key Accountabilities:-

To work within the policies and procedures of Oakland Nursing Home at all times

Ensure that service users, family, friends and colleagues are treated with dignity and respect

To assist and support service users to meet their physical and emotional needs

To communicate effectively with service users, families, friends, colleagues and other healthcare professionals

To attend and participate in staff meetings

To attend mandatory and other training courses to further personal development and/or to improve the service

To record information as necessary in a clear and precise manner and in accordance with policies and procedures of Oakland Nursing Home

To ensure a healthy and safe environment for service users, families, friends, colleagues and visitors

Other Duties

To maintain personal and professional development to meet the changing demands of the job, participate in appropriate training activities and encourage and support staff in their development and training

To undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this job

To undertake health and safety duties in accordance with health and safety policies and procedures


In all contacts the post holder will be required to present a good image of the company

                Internal – colleagues, managers, service users, families, friends and visitors

                External – other healthcare professionals and the community at large


The manager reserves the right to alter the content of this job description, after consultation to reflect changes to the job or services provided, without altering the general character or level of responsibility

The duties described in this job description must be carried out in a manner which promotes equality of opportunity, dignity and due respect for all employees and service users and is consistent with the Equal Opportunities Policy

Reviewed by: - Stephen Hall

Date: - 23.06. 2018

£8.21 Per Hour
Located in:
Closing Date:
31st October 2019
Oakland Nursing Home