Hourly Rate: £11.39 per hour
Hours: 39 hours per week including weekends
Closely supporting the Home Manager, you will oversee the delivery of person-centred care and regularly review individual care plans and risk assessments. At the same time, you will administer medication, train and develop colleagues and build respectful relationships with residents.
With a flexible approach to hours and responsibilities, you will possess an appropriate NVQ and a good track record as a carer. This will have given you everything you need to operate with minimal supervision, backed by an organised but empathetic manner, real understanding of the issues and challenges facing older people and enthusiasm for gaining additional skills and qualifications.
Working with the Operations Manager, you'll ensure the preparation, implementation, review and update of all residents support plans. You'll also support and care for all residents, ensuring that their physical, social, intellectual and emotional needs are met while maintaining dignity, choice, independence and respect.
Preferably having experience within a supervisory role within a health or social care setting working with older people, ability to work using your own initiative and under pressure in a diverse and changing environment. You'll have an ability to work to a high standard at all times.
New Malden accommodates 36 residents in 36 single en suite rooms. Established in 1999, it is purpose built and recently refurbished. We're a short drive away from the wonderful New Malden High Street, close to bus stops and the train station is 1.5 miles away.
We will support residents in making their own decisions about how they want to live their life. We recognise the importance of maintaining relationships with family and friends and we support residents in pursuing hobbies and interests by offering a variety of activities from in house entertainment to regular outings.
We understand each person’s needs differ so at an Abbeyfield Dementia Care Home our staff offer a personalised approach to care giving, with security, independence and happiness at the heart of what they do.
To you, it’s more than just a job. It’s a role where you happily go the extra mile to make a difference to the lives of older people.