Care Assistant

Auchterarder, Perth and Kinross
from £8.45 per hour
11 Feb 2018
12 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Part Time
Job Level
Entry level

Contact Details


Post Title: Care Assistant    

Responsible to:  Manager, Operational Manager, Person In Charge                    

Main Objectives of Post                                    

* To support management team in all aspects of running the home

* To work as part of the team providing and maintaining high standards of care to suit the individual needs of each resident as directed by manager, operational manager, team leader or person in charge

* To foster an atmosphere where by residents are encouraged to maintain and further develop their independence as fully as possible.                                    

Principle Duties                                    

* To participate in working rota, including evening,weekends, public holidays as required to meet the needs of the home.

* To support residents with all aspects of physical care, washing, dressing, toileting   feeding, bathing, this list is not exhaustive.

* To support residents with aspects of emotional care, seeking to provide a happy,   stimulating and safe environment.

* Contribute to the running of the home taking direction from the Manager, Operational   Manager, Team Leader or person In Charge.

* Assist residents with mobility , utilising all mobility aids safely,

* Participate in the development of activities, be involved in social events and outings with the residents.

* To assist in the preparing, cooking and serving of food ensuring standards are met in respect of nutrition, environmental health, special diets etc.

* Reporting any observations of alterations in behaviour, physical conditions or   confusion etc.

* Complete all recording and monitoring charts, care notes, diary etc.

* To support residents who are dying

* Perform tasks as undertaken by a key worker.

* Assist with ensuring that bedrooms and all other areas are clean, tidy and maintained   to requirements.

* To attend and participate in training and staff development.

* To support the management in their responsibilities in regard to the Health & Safety   at Work Act 1974 and Fire regulations

* To support the management to maintain all log books and records as may be required.

* To participate in all other duties to ensure a high level of care over a 24 hour, 365 days a year service.


Post Title: Care Assistant     Responsible to:  Manager, Operational Manager, Person In Charge                                      

Pay & Conditions                                    

* The hourly rate for this position is £8.45 dependant on skills   and experience.

* The hours of work are as discussed and agreed at interview.

* Please note that Glencairn house reserves the right to alter the arrangement of these hours if it is in the best interests of the home to do so.

* Your holiday entitlement is 5.6 days per year.

* Employees are entitled to join the homes stakeholder pension scheme after three months employment with The Mailler & Whitelaw Trust.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

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