Job Ref: 11338 | Bicester
To promote the philosophy of privacy, dignity, independence, choice, rights and fulfilment for all residents, within a policy of managed risk taking.
Manage staff rotas ensuring these are used to the best effect for the physical, social and emotional care of residents and effective running of the establishment.
Ensure that team members understand and endorse the aims and objectives of the home by guidance, instruction and practice.
Responsibility for clear lines of communication ensuring staff are fully conversant with their duties – to include holding regular team meetings, promotion of an effective keycarer system and supervision of staff members.
Identify training needs. Participate in the planning and implementation of in-house training, including induction training for new staff.
Take appropriate action to remedy any unsatisfactory staff performance, recording any significant action.
Promote resident well being by monitoring and re-evaluation of care needs in partnership with the resident, their keycarers and significant others the resident may wish to have involved. Provide care with sensitivity in sickness, death and bereavement. Enable residents to receive as far as possible the range of services available in the community and to participate in social and other activities which will assist them to enjoy the lifestyle of their choice.
Share in caring tasks with other team members and contribute to assessment, reviews and case conferences. Assist and support relatives and carers.
Participate in the planning, implementation and management of new developments to meet the changing needs of elderly people, in co-operation with other professional workers.
Understand contents of fire folder and fire procedures in the Home. Support the Manager and the designated Fire Officer in ensuring that regular fire drills and training are carried out and recorded.
Understand the employer/employee requirements of Health and Safety legislation and support the Manager and the designated Health and Safety Officer in ensuring compliance and training updates. Ensure own practice is updated in Emergency Aid (Appointed Person), Food Hygiene, Manual Handling etc.
Understand Infection Control Policy and support the Manager and the designated Infection Control Link Person in ensuring compliance.
Understand the requirements of good housekeeping and report concerns through the appropriate channels.
Understand the Trust Medication Policy. Administer drugs and ensure secure control and storage.
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Vacancy closing date: Monday, 31st December - 2018 23:55