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Night Care Assistant

Sussex Housing & Care

Location: Saxonwood Care Home, Battle

Description:

We are looking for a part time Night Care Assistant to ensure residents have excellent person centred care and that their welfare is safeguarded.

Main Accountabilities:

Work as a member of the team providing holistic care to all residents throughout the Home

Encourage and involve residents to choose and maintain whenever possible independence of living

Support residents during the night.

Ensure the security of the Home and residents at night

Assist in maintaining a high standard of care and a homely environment for the residents ensuring that the residents are safeguarded from any form of abuse and their valuables/personal belongings are kept safe at all times.

Observe and record each resident’s condition and the outcome of care provided on each shift. Complete appropriate documentation in a clear and accurate way.

Skills/Qualifications required:
• Knowledge of and working practice of Health and social care legislation; Health and safety; moving and handling ;MCA and Dols/ safeguarding
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Medication and NVQ level 3 desirable
• Ability to work as part of a team

Remuneration: £8.50 per hour Hours of work: 20 hours per week (10 hours per shift, 9pm - 7am) including weekends Contract type: permanent

How to apply:
To apply for this role please email your CV and covering letter to:

Email: jobs@sussexhousing.org.uk

Closing Date: 15th August 2017

jobs@sussexhousing.org.uk