Care Worker – Nights (Full and Part Time)

Employer Information

Belfast Central Mission

E: vrae@belfastcentralmission.org

T: +44 (0)28 9024 1917

W: https://www.belfastcentralmission.org

Permanent  Full Time (36 hrs) or Part Time (24 hrs) roles available

Primary purpose of the role
To work with a variety of clients with varying service needs, providing person-centered care and support to residents, enabling them to maintain a quality of life.

Personal and Social Care
•    Provide a high-quality, safe service which involves the provision of personal, social, and domestic care as documented in the resident’s individual support plans
•    You will undertake the role of ‘Keyworker’ for your designated residents and compile and regularly review their Care Plan
•    Respect personal choices of the residents, ensuring that equal opportunities principles are applied 
•    Encourage the resident’s independence by using the ethos of “assisting with” not “doing for” in terms of assisting residents with their care needs
•    Uphold confidentiality and maintain dignity of all residents
•    Listen to the directions and requests of the resident and wherever possible perform the duties consistent with their own wishes
•    Assist residents with all aspects of essential basic hygiene appropriate to the Care of the Elderly
•    Ensure residents are receiving adequate care for pressure areas and prevention and treatment of sores and other skin lesions
•    Assist with mealtimes including help with feeding if needed and ensure food meets dietary requirements of the resident and is free of hazards that may cause choking, reactions, etc..
•    Recognise any changes in behaviour and escalate concerns
•    Partake in activities with the residents such as reading, writing, hobbies and recreation
•    You will Support residents to maintain links with the community and build new friendships
•    You will help ensure that residents are given the opportunity to enhance their quality of life and that they retain their citizen rights
Domestic Care
•    You will be helping to create a relaxed, homely, attractive, and personal living environment 
•    Essential laundry for the residents
•    Maintain accurate and up-to-date records as required by the Homes procedures
•    Undertake new and refresher training as necessary to continue to meet the requirements of the post
•    Work within health and safety regulations 

Requirements
Essential 
•    1 years’ experience working with older people in a residential or community setting
•    Ability to communicate well, at all levels e.g., residents, family members, other staff
•    Be of a compassionate and caring disposition with a high degree of empathy and integrity
•    Ability to work a part of a team to achieve goals and quality outcomes
•    Ability to use a computer system for reporting and record-keeping purposes
•    Be flexible to work on an ad hoc basis including evenings and weekends
Qualifications
•    QCF Level 2 or equivalent, or willing to obtain if successful

Terms and Conditions        
To work at BCM you must be willing to provide the following information:
•    Enhanced AccessNI Disclosure
•    Medical Questionnaire
•    Proof of right to work in Northern Ireland

  • Permanent
  • Copelands
  • Closing date: Thursday 26 May 2022
  • Salary: £10.46
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