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Night Care Assistants

Norwich

New Costessey

£7.50-£8.00 + benefits! Per Hour

Full/Part time guaranteed hours

Age UK, Norfolk

Closing Date: 26/05/17

Age UK Norfolk are recruiting for Night Care Assistants to work at our care facility at Grays Fair Court in New Costessey, Norwich

Working overnight as a team of three senior carers, the post holder will have overall responsibility for providing a quality care experience for service users in the Respite Service and Tenants in the Housing with Care Service during the night shift.

This will require a detailed understanding of the needs of older people. The ability to identify changes in well-being. The use of care/support plans and risk assessments to identify and provide support and care requirements and the ability to liaise with Health, other professionals and carers/relatives

The post holder will also have responsibility for the management of the building during the night shift. This includes the ability to take appropriate action with regard to security, fire safety, call bell system, utilities and communication systems.

Successful applicants must

  • Have an excellent understanding of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 through the guidance provided within the Essential Standards of Quality and Safety.
  • An understanding of and commitment to the principles of privacy, dignity, choice, independence, rights and fulfilment.
  • Experience of managing medication in a care setting.
  • An understanding of health and safety issues within a care environment.

Full and Part-time guaranteed hours contracts available

Rate of pay:

£7.69 per hour to £8.16 per hour depending on qualifications

Apply now with your CV to recruitment@ageuknorfolk.org.uk  or call the Human Resources team on 01603 785225

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