Swyddi ar lein
Night Care Assistant Plas Gwilym x2
£21,272 - £22,334 a year | Permanent
- Job title:
- Night Care Assistant Plas Gwilym x2
- Adults, Health and Well-being
- Provider Services
- Closing date:
- 30/03/2023 10:00
- Job type/Hours:
- Permanent | 29.25 Hour
- £21,272 - £22,334 a year
- Pay Scale:
- Cartref Plas Gwilym, Penygroes
Gwynedd Council offers an attractive employment package, for more information please click on this Information Pack
(This is an advertisement for the post of Care Assistant (Nights) at Plas Gwilym, Residential Home, Penygroes, within the Adult Health and Wellbeing. Gwynedd Council operates internally through the medium of Welsh, and offers all its services bilingually. The applicant will be required to reach the linguistic level noted as one of the essential skills in the Person Specification.)
We encourage everyone who applies for a job with Gwynedd Council to submit job applications in Welsh or bilingually. (Applications submitted in English only or Welsh only will always be treated equally, but we ask applicants to consider carefully what the linguistic requirements of the job in question is and if it would be more appropriate to submit an application in Welsh.)
If you are successful to be short listed for an interview you will be contacted by E-MAIL using the address provided on your application form or by letter. You need to ensure that you check your email regularly.
To apply for the job click on this link https://diogel.gwynedd.llyw.cymru/SwyddiArLeinDogfennau/cy/Ffurflen%20Gais%20-%20Cartrefi%20Holiadur%20monitro%202022.pdf
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To be responsible, committed and sensitive with the ability to work in a manner which shows respect for the individual’s rights at all times.
To be able to work as part of a team
Qualifications and relevant training
N.V.Q in Care
Training in Health and Safety e.g. moving and handling or first aid
Experience of being awake through the night
Involvement or caring experience with the elderly
Experience of domestic work
Skills and specialist knowledge
Good interpersonal skills
Good communications skills
Understanding the needs of the elderly
Listening and Speaking - Intermediate Level
Able to maintain a fluent conversation on a number of various everyday subjects, and discuss cases involving the field of work.Able to follow a discussion in Welsh, in Clear Welsh, on familiar matters relating to the post. Able to contribute to the conversation and answer questions.
Reading and Understanding - Intermediate Level
Understand everyday correspondence on familiar issues at work.Understand longer reports in Clear Welsh and be able to pick up the main points. (help may be required with the vocabulary).
Writing - Intermediate Level
Able to write letters for a specific purpose, e-mails and short reports in Welsh and English, using vocabulary and simple phrases that are familiar to the field of work. (They will need to be checked before being sent out).
Purpose of the post
•Ensure that the people of Gwynedd are at the heart of everything we do.
•To ensure that the physical and emotional welfare of the users are met by operating individual User Plans. To ensure that a comfortable and clean environment is maintained in the home. This will all be done by following the Council’s guidelines and policies. Responsibility for the residents during the night time in the absence of the manager.
Responsibility for functions
•To respect and use all equipment and apparatus in the home appropriately. To notify the manager or the person with responsibility for the home at the time as soon as possible of any deficiencies in any equipment, or utilities (water, electricity, gas etc.). To ensure appropriate management of user’s property e.g. medicine and cash.
•To ensure that the dignity and independence of the service users are respected through good care practices and in accordance with the National Minimum Standards for Care Homes for Older People.
•To be sensitive to the need to respect the rights of individuals at all times.
•To maintain confidentiality on all aspects of the home’s activities.
•To be part of the process to plan, prepare, implement and review the individual user’s plan.
•To act as a key worker for a specified number of service users and attend review meetings and case conferences of those users and contributing written and oral reports.
•To undertake cleaning and laundry duties.
•To prepare meals and drinks as required and serve the meals.
•To undertake the task of receiving and distributing medicine in accordance with the Council’s policy.
•To attend training courses and NVQ Level 2 particularly. And ensuring a consistent awareness of care issues.
•To attend meetings in accordance with the guidance of the Registered Home Manager
•To familiarise with implementing the Council’s policies, procedures and guidelines regarding good practices and matters involving Health and Safety.
•When coming on duty, to familiarise with the general condition of all residents and the latest situation within the home.
•To receive new users into the home in emergency circumstances.
•To register with the Care Council in accordance with national guidelines.
•Responsibility for self-development.
•Ensure compliance with Health and Safety rules in the workplace in accordance with the responsibilities noted in the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Council’s Health and Safety Policy.
•Operate within the Council’s policies and procedures in relation to equal opportunities and equality.
•Responsible for managing information in accordance with the Council’s information management guidelines. Ensure that personal information is treated in accordance with Data Protection legislation.
•Commitment to reducing the Council’s carbon emissions in accordance with the Carbon Management Plan, and to encourage others to act positively towards reducing the Council’s Carbon Footprint.
•Undertake any other reasonable duty which corresponds to the salary level and responsibility level of the job.
•Responsibility to report any worry or suspicion that a child or vulnerable adult is being abused
•The need to work unsociable hours.