We are always on the look out for individuals who have a natural talent in caring for others. Our employees come from all walks of life, and if we find a candidate that embraces our values, we will equip them with all the training they need.

We are a caring employer and are committed to developing, nurturing and rewarding our people. Testament to this is being awarded Care Employer of the Year 2010. If you would like to become a member of the Carebase family, please get in touch. Please email recruitment@carebase.org.uk or call us on 0844 332 0599.

Current Vacancies

  • Housekeeping, East London£7.20 per hour

    We are currently recruiting for an experienced housekeeping assistant to join our care home in Colchester.

    Job Description for "Housekeeping"

    Job Description

    Job Purpose – To provide a clean, fresh environment throughout the Home and to ensure the safety of staff, residents, and visitors, through the safe storage and use of cleaning materials.

    Key Responsibilities

    • To ensure that all daily work schedules are complied with on time and to the standards required.
    • To ensure that all equipment is maintained, cleaned and stored with any faults reported to the Home Manager.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements that are relevant such as Health and Safety, COSHH, and all aspects of the care Standards Act.
    • Take adequate precautions to safeguard the health and safety of others. Remember, we work in an environment where people tend to wander around, so extra vigilance must be      maintained in relation to flexes, cleaners and their attachments, cleaning fluids, spillage’s etc. Report any accidents or untoward occurrences to the senior person on duty and ensure that the correct book is filled in accordingly.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Residents personal information at all times, including Residents right to privacy, dignity and choice.
    • To be approachable and interactive with colleagues, contributing to team meetings and training. Development and support of team members as appropriate.
    • Ensure that Carebase is a friendly and supportive caring environment.

    Job Context

    An essential member of the Carebase team, you will be interacting and communicating on a regular basis with all colleagues, residents and relatives.

    Core Values

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

    To ensure that Carebase’s high standards of cleanliness are met.

    Key Measures

    • Responsibility for Personal Training and Development.
    • Mandatory Training is up to Date.
    • Results and feedback from Home inspections.
    • Person specification.
    • Good Communication, Friendly and helpful.
    • Able to manage time and tasks effectively.
    • Reliable and punctual.
    • Understanding of COSHH.
    • Excellent personal hygiene.
    Apply Now
  • Nurse, Northumberland Heath£competitive

    Join a rewarding company that has won Care Employer of the year 2015 and become part of their new team at Heathfield  Court care home.

    Job Description for "Nurse"

    Job Description

    Job description – Nurse

    Reports To – Home Manager

     

    Job purpose – To assess, plan, deliver and evaluate a high personalised standard of residential care which meets the individual needs of residents and the high standards expected at Carebase. To ensure that at all times residents are treated with respect and dignity and that individual’s rights to privacy, dignity, independence and choice are met.   To ensure that the company’s mission statement and core values are carried through all aspects of patient care.

     

    Key Responsibilities

     

    • To be responsible for the total care of all residents within the home.
    • To formulate, implement and regularly maintain nursing care plans, providing the highest level of personal care and attention to residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health& Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act and ensure that the correct accident and incident reporting procedures are followed to maintain a safe environment throughout the home.
    • To provide and supervise the delivery of nursing care, acting as a resource for all the caring team, identifying any training and development needs, assisting colleagues to their maximum and assist in training programmes.
    • To ensure highest levels of personal hygiene and infection control measures are always adhered to.
    • To maintain and keep accurate nursing records, by liaising with residents, relatives and staff to ensure care planning is timely undertaken, implemented and evaluated, to participate in resident care reviews with residents, relatives and social workers as arranged and to ensure support groups for residents, friends and relatives are maintained.
    • To dispense and administer medication to residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records in line with current legislative guidelines.
    • To carry out effective stock control and ordering of resident’s prescribed medication and medical products for the Home in line with current legislative guidelines.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • To be an active and encouraging member of the care team, contributing to team meetings and resident review meetings, ensuring good communication and assisting in the induction and training of newly appointed members of the care team, ensuring Carebase Homes are friendly, supportive caring environments.
    • To ensure accurate and timely reporting of all annual leave, sickness, complaints, accidents mishaps and Daily Census to the Manager. Carrying out all procedures laid down according to Company Policy.

     

    Job Context

    • This is a team role working as an integral part of the caring team. There is also a supervisory and supportive element within the role, providing guidance and acting as a resource for the caring team. Close liaison with external professionals, Residents and relatives is also a large part of the role therefore excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required.

     

    Key Challenges

    • To provide a high standard of nursing care alongside the caring team whilst ensuring that the Carebase values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

     


    Core Values

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

     

    Key Measures

    • The Registered Nurse has a professional duty to be knowledgeable and keep up to date in all professional areas of work affecting the health and well-being of the Residents and staff.
    • Personal Accountability for own Training and Development needs as required.
    • Person specification.
    • Registered Nurse with current UKCC registration.
    • Experience in care of the elderly.
    • Practice knowledge of care planning.
    • Professional, understanding, and patient with a warm personality.
    • Good interpersonal skills.
    • Demonstrates a caring disposition towards others.
    • Reliable and punctual.
    • Team player, willing
    • To train and develop colleagues.

     

    As an employer Carebase pays for their nurse’s annual NMC fee

     

    Apply Now
  • Therapy Assistant, London, E4Competitive

    We are looking for a Therapy Assistant to join our ABI unit in London, E4.

    Job Description for "Therapy Assistant"

    Job Description

    Therapy Assistant

    Reports to – Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Speech & Language Therapist, and Clinical Lead

    Accountable to – Home Manager

    Job Purpose

    To work as an integral part of the therapy team, delivering the highest standards of personalised therapy/rehabilitation to residents, ensuring that everyone is treated with respect and dignity, and that individual’s rights to privacy, dignity, independence and choice are met.

    Job Summary

    • To work alongside the Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist and Speech & Language Therapist in order to provide therapeutic interventions.
    • To assist the therapists in completing their assessments, interventions and discharge planning process.
    • To work in a sensitive and enabling way, taking account of Carebase’s commitment to equality and diversity.
    • To observe residents progress against treatment aims, goal plans within the team, and to report and discuss these observations with the specific therapist responsible for the treatment.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the home.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support residents to participate in therapeutic activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the therapy team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication and helping new team members as appropriate, ensuring that Enable Care is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Clinical Responsibilities

    • To work effectively as a member of the therapy team to assist in planning and implementing the care plans and treatment programmes, under the guidance of the OT, Physiotherapist and Speech & Language Therapist.

     

    • To form professional and therapeutic relationships with residents and their families, and communicate with them in a way that respects their views, autonomy and culture.
    • To liaise with relatives, carers and other relevant agencies to obtain or feedback sensitive information relating to the residents rehabilitation programme.
    • Under the direction of the relevant qualified therapist, to provide a range of managed therapeutic activities, instructing and guiding residents to support them in achieving specific identified goals.
    • In a sensitive and tactful manner, use clinical knowledge and life skills to build a therapeutic rapport with residents, so as to maximise their engagement and motivate them to participate in their designated therapy sessions.
    • To observe and analyse residents reactions to and participation in therapy in order to feedback to the therapist/s and adjust your intervention within the therapy sessions accordingly.
    • To assist with assessment and treatment sessions under the guidance of the qualified therapist, and provide both feedback and analysis of the residents functioning and progression/regression in the areas of self-care/maintenance, leisure, communication and physical abilities.
    • To attend meetings relating to residents as appropriate.
    • To undertake designated tasks to contribute to the safe and effective running of the service.
    • To up to date and accurate clinical records, maintained in accordance with Carebase standards, and to provide a clear record of therapeutic intervention/s provided.

    Education and Supervision Responsibilities

    • To attend at least monthly supervision session with the Occupational Therapist and/or Physiotherapist.
    • To keep a record of your learning from training and development activities, and develop evidence of your competence within the job.
    • To attend relevant courses or study days, and to share information gained or skills learnt with other staff within the service.
    • To provide advice and demonstrate activities to new or less experienced staff, and assist in the training and education of care staff and family members.

    Administrative Responsibilities

    • To keep up-to-date registers of contact with residents, and accurate information about your activities, in accordance with Therapists and Carebase requirements.
    • To ensure confidentiality of resident information is maintained, and that the clinical records are stored appropriately at all times.
    • To be jointly responsible for the maintenance of therapy-related equipment used within your clinical work, and to report any malfunction or damage immediately to the relevant qualified therapist.
    • To undertake designated administrative duties as directed by the qualified therapist/s e.g. filing, laminating.
    • To attend service/team meetings as requested, and participate in clinical governance and service development/improvement works, including audit activity or special projects as appropriate and agreed with the relevant qualified therapist and/or Home Manager.

    Carebase Core Values

    • Care & Compassion for every life we touch.
    • Respect & Appreciation for each other.
    • Teamwork & Enjoyment in working together.
    • Focus & Discipline on improving the quality of care.
    • Creativity & Innovation to develop effective solutions.
    • Honesty & Integrity in all dealings.
    • We will provide an environment that residents, their families, staff and our communities are proud of.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our Mission and Vision by building a strong financial platform.

     

    Person specification

    Qualifications

    • Good basic level of education
    • NVQ or equivalent experience acquired through in-service development or experience.

    Experience

    • Minimum 3 years experience of working in a relevant setting.
    • Experience of working within a team and contributing to effective team working.

    Knowledge and Skills

    • Good personal organisational skills, including reliability and punctuality.
    • Ability to assess potential risk issues relating to working with people who have acquire brain injuries.
    • Understand the importance of confidentiality.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Positive interpersonal skills, able to put others at ease.
    • Good observational skills.
    • Demonstrate a good understanding of the needs of people with acquire brain injury, including the impact of different medical conditions, co-morbidities, and social needs.
    • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise tasks.
    • Ability to identify and plan activities to achieve personal or team goals successfully.
    • Understanding of manual handling legislation and current knowledge of appropriate/safe techniques.

    Other qualities

    • Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning and a willingness to develop new skills.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the needs of people from different ethnic, cultural and economic backgrounds.
    • Ability to respond flexibly to change
    • To always be alert to residents physical and mental wellbeing, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of resident’s personal information at all times, including resident’s behaviour and actions, and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day work.
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  • Care Assistant, Cambridge£7.30 per hour

    Join a rewarding company who have won Care Employer of the year 2015 and become part of their friendly team at Bramley Court care home.

    Job Description for "Care Assistant"

    Job Description

    Key Responsibilities:

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to Residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of Residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
    • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and administer medication to Residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
    • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the Residents.
    • To always be alert to Residents – physical and mental wellbeing, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support Residents to participate in leisure activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting Residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Carebase Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for Residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the Care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated Residents. Formal supervision of junior staff.

    Job Context This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified Residents along with overseeing and supervising care teams. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

    Key Challenges

    To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that Carebase’s values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

    Core Values:

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date. Personal accountability for own training and development needs.

    Person Specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills. A warm and friendly disposition. Good communication skills, able to put others at ease. A strong team worker. Reliable and punctual. Willingness to develop new skills.

    Apply Now
  • Care Assistant – Nights, Colchester, Essex£7.20 per hour

    We are currently recruiting for an experienced care assistant to join our care home in Colchester

    Job Description for "Care Assistant – Nights"

    Job Description

    Key Objectives:

    • To ensure that the company’s mission statement, key values, & organisational business plan are carried out through all aspects of patient care.
    • To assist the Senior Person on duty in all aspects of delivering care to all service users.
    • To ensure all residents are cared for with respect, dignity and in a way which promotes independence.
    • To participate in the efficient routine at the home and provide the highest possible standard of professional, personal & social care.
    • To ensure that the physical décor and tidiness of the home is maintained at the highest level.
    • To maintain an awareness of expected responsibility, team work, commitment and dependability.
    • Carebase’s Core Values:

    Care & compassion

    • Respect & appreciation
    • Teamwork & enjoyment
    • Focus and discipline
    • Creativity and innovation
    • Honesty and integrity
    • The work of Care Staff involves a great deal of personal contact with residents & visitors. As a carer you must conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times. Be trustworthy, friendly, amenable & approachable, helpful, considerate and appreciate other people’s views; be respectful and capable of constructive thinking.

    If you are looking to move and want a career in Care then this could be the role for you. Apply today to nikki.leaney@carebase.org.uk

    Apply Now
  • Night Nurse, Abingdon£15-£17 per hour

    We are currently recruiting for an experienced nurse to join our care home in Abingdon.

    Job Description for "Night Nurse"

    Job Description

    Job purpose – To assess, plan, deliver and evaluate a high personalised standard of residential care which meets the individual needs of residents and the high standards expected at Carebase. To ensure that at all times residents are treated with respect and dignity and that individual’s rights to privacy, dignity, independence and choice are met.

    Key Responsibilities

    • To be responsible for the total care of all residents within the home.
    • To formulate, implement and regularly maintain nursing care plans, providing the highest level of personal care and attention to residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive.
    • To provide and supervise the delivery of nursing care, acting as a resource for all the caring team, identifying any training and development needs, assisting colleagues to their maximum and assist in training programmes.
    • To maintain and keep accurate nursing records, by liaising with residents, relatives and staff to ensure care planning is timely undertaken, implemented and evaluated, to participate in resident care reviews with residents, relatives and social workers as arranged and to ensure support groups for residents, friends and relatives are maintained.
    • To dispense and administer medication to residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records in line with current legislative guidelines.
    • To carry out effective stock control and ordering of resident’s prescribed medication and medical products for the Home in line with current legislative guidelines.

    Core Values

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.

    As an employer Carebase pays for their nurse’s annual NMC fees.

    Apply Now
  • Night Rehabilitation Support Worker, 1 Sewardstone Close, East London£8.40 per hour

    Join a rewarding company who have won Care Employer of the year 2015 and become part of their ABI unit 1SC.

    Job Description for "Night Rehabilitation Support Worker"

    Job Description

    Job Purpose – To work as an integral part of the caring team, delivering the highest standards of personalised care to residents, ensuring that everyone is treated with respect and dignity, and that individual’s rights to privacy, dignity, independence and choice are met.

    Key Responsibilities

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, bathing etc) and attention to residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the home.
    • To always be alert to residents physical and mental well being, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support residents to participate in leisure activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying resident’s, undertaking light cleaning duties as needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that The Enable Care Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the Care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication and helping new team members as appropriate, ensuring that Enable Care is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated residents

    Keep in constant contact with nurses and other carers

    Job context

    This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified residents. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

    Key challenges

    To ensure that Enable Care values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

    Core Values

    • Care & Compassion for every life we touch.
    • Respect & Appreciation for each other.
    • Teamwork & Enjoyment in working together.
    • Focus & Discipline on improving the quality of care.
    • Creativity & Innovation to develop effective solutions.
    • Honesty & Integrity in all dealings.
    • We will provide an environment that residents, their families, staff and our communities are proud of.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our Mission and Vision by building a strong financial platform.

     

    Key measures

    Mandatory training is up to date

    Personal accountability for own Training and Development needs

    Person specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills

    A warm and friendly disposition

    Good communication skills, able to put others at ease

    A strong team worker

    Reliable and punctual

    Willingness to develop new skills.

    Apply Now
  • Rehabilitation Support Worker – Bank Hours, 1 Sewardstone Close, East London£8.20 per hour

    Join a rewarding company who have won Care Employer of the year 2015 and become part of their ABI unit 1SC.

    Job Description for "Rehabilitation Support Worker – Bank Hours"

    Job Description

    Job Purpose – To work as an integral part of the caring team, delivering the highest standards of personalised care to residents, ensuring that everyone is treated with respect and dignity, and that individual’s rights to privacy, dignity, independence and choice are met.

    Key Responsibilities

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, bathing etc) and attention to residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the home.
    • To always be alert to residents physical and mental well being, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support residents to participate in leisure activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying resident’s, undertaking light cleaning duties as needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that The Enable Care Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the Care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication and helping new team members as appropriate, ensuring that Enable Care is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated residents

    Keep in constant contact with nurses and other carers

    Job context

    This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified residents. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

    Key challenges

    To ensure that Enable Care values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

    Core Values

    • Care & Compassion for every life we touch.
    • Respect & Appreciation for each other.
    • Teamwork & Enjoyment in working together.
    • Focus & Discipline on improving the quality of care.
    • Creativity & Innovation to develop effective solutions.
    • Honesty & Integrity in all dealings.
    • We will provide an environment that residents, their families, staff and our communities are proud of.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our Mission and Vision by building a strong financial platform.

     

    Key measures

    Mandatory training is up to date

    Personal accountability for own Training and Development needs

    Person specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills

    A warm and friendly disposition

    Good communication skills, able to put others at ease

    A strong team worker

    Reliable and punctual

    Willingness to develop new skills.

    Apply Now
  • Senior Night Carer, ColchesterCompetitive

    Join a rewarding company that has won Care Employer of the year 2015 and become part of their friendly team at Alderwood care home.

    Job Description for "Senior Night Carer"

    Job Description

    Senior Night Care Assistant

    The ideal candidate would have a NVQ Level 2/3.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to Residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of Residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
    • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and administer medication to Residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
    • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the Residents.
    • To always be alert to Residents – physical and mental wellbeing, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support Residents to participate in leisure activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting Residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Carebase Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for Residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the Care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated Residents. Formal supervision of junior staff.

    Job Context This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified Residents along with overseeing and supervising care teams. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

    Key Challenges

    To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that Carebase’s values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

    Core Values:

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date. Personal accountability for own training and development needs.

    Person Specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills. A warm and friendly disposition. Good communication skills, able to put others at ease. A strong team worker. Reliable and punctual. Willingness to develop new skills.

     

    Apply Now
  • Care Assistant – Nights, Drayton, Norfolk£7.50 per hour

    We are currently recruiting for an experienced care assistant to join our care home in Drayton

    Job Description for "Care Assistant – Nights"

    Job Description

    Key Responsibilities:

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to Residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of Residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
    • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and
      administer medication to Residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
    • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the Residents.
    • To always be alert to Residents – physical and mental well being, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support Residents to participate in leisure activities
      as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting Residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as
      needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Carebase
      Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for Residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the Care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated Residents.
    Formal supervision of junior staff.

    Job Context
    This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified Residents along with overseeing and supervising care teams. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

    Key Challenges

    To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that Carebase’s values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

    Core Values:

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a
      strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date.
    Personal accountability for own training and development needs.

    Person Specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills.
    A warm and friendly disposition.
    Good communication skills, able to put others at ease.
    A strong team worker.
    Reliable and punctual.
    Willingness to develop new skills.

    Apply Now
  • Night Care Assistant, Waltham Abbey£7.20 per hour

    We are looking for a dedicated and caring Care Assistant to join our care home in Waltham Abbey.

    Job Description for "Night Care Assistant"

    Job Description

    Key Responsibilities:

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to Residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of Residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
    • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and
      administer medication to Residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
    • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the Residents.
    • To always be alert to Residents – physical and mental well being, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support Residents to participate in leisure activities
      as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting Residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as
      needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Carebase
      Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for Residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the Care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated Residents.
    Formal supervision of junior staff.

    Job Context
    This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified Residents along with overseeing and supervising care teams. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

    Key Challenges

    To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that Carebase’s values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

    Core Values:

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a
      strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date.
    Personal accountability for own training and development needs.

    Person Specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills.
    A warm and friendly disposition.
    Good communication skills, able to put others at ease.
    A strong team worker.
    Reliable and punctual.
    Willingness to develop new skills.

    Apply Now
  • Housekeeping – Bank Hours, Redhill, Surrey£7.25 per hour

    We are currently recruiting for an experienced housekeeping assistant to join our care home in Acorn Court Care Home.

    Job Description for "Housekeeping – Bank Hours"

    Job Description

    Job Purpose – To provide a clean, fresh environment throughout the Home and to ensure the safety of staff, residents, and visitors, through the safe storage and use of cleaning materials.

     

    Key Responsibilities

    • To ensure that all daily work schedules are complied with on time and to the standards required.
    • To ensure that all equipment is maintained, cleaned and stored with any faults reported to the Home Manager.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements that are relevant such as Health and Safety, COSHH, and all aspects of the care Standards Act.
    • Take adequate precautions to safeguard the health and safety of others. Remember, we work in an environment where people tend to wander around, so extra vigilance must be      maintained in relation to flexes, cleaners and their attachments, cleaning fluids, spillage’s etc. Report any accidents or untoward occurrences to the senior person on duty and ensure that the correct book is filled in accordingly.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Residents personal information at all times, including Residents right to privacy, dignity and choice.
    • To be approachable and interactive with colleagues, contributing to team meetings and training. Development and support of team members as appropriate.
    • Ensure that Carebase is a friendly and supportive caring environment.

    Job Context

    An essential member of the Carebase team, you will be interacting and communicating on a regular basis with all colleagues, residents and relatives.

     

    Core Values

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

     

    To ensure that Carebase’s high standards of cleanliness are met.

     

    Key Measures

    Responsibility for Personal Training and Development.

    Mandatory Training is up to Date.

    Results and feedback from Home inspections.

    Person specification.

    Good Communication, Friendly and helpful.

    Able to manage time and tasks effectively.

    Reliable and punctual.

    Understanding of COSHH.

    Excellent personal hygiene.

    Apply Now
  • Care Assistant, Aldwerwood Care Home - Colchester£7.20 per hour

    Join a rewarding company that has won Care Employer of the year 2015 and become part of their friendly team at Alderwood care home.

    Job Description for "Care Assistant"

    Job Description

    Key Responsibilities:

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to Residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of Residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
    • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and administer medication to Residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
    • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the Residents.
    • To always be alert to Residents – physical and mental wellbeing, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support Residents to participate in leisure activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting Residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Carebase Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for Residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the Care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated Residents. Formal supervision of junior staff.

    Job Context This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified Residents along with overseeing and supervising care teams. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

    Key Challenges

    To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that Carebase’s values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

    Core Values:

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date. Personal accountability for own training and development needs.

    Person Specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills. A warm and friendly disposition. Good communication skills, able to put others at ease. A strong team worker. Reliable and punctual. Willingness to develop new skills.

    Apply Now
  • Night Nurse, Guildford, Surrey£14.50 per hour

    We are looking for a dedicated and caring nurse to join our specialist dementia care home in Guildford.

    Job Description for "Night Nurse"

    Job Description

    Job purpose – To assess, plan, deliver and evaluate a high personalised standard of residential care which meets the individual needs of residents and the high standards expected at Carebase. To ensure that at all times residents are treated with respect and dignity and that individual’s rights to privacy, dignity, independence and choice are met.

    Key Responsibilities

    • To be responsible for the total care of all residents within the home.
    • To formulate, implement and regularly maintain nursing care plans, providing the highest level of personal care and attention to residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive.
    • To provide and supervise the delivery of nursing care, acting as a resource for all the caring team, identifying any training and development needs, assisting colleagues to their maximum and assist in training programmes.
    • To maintain and keep accurate nursing records, by liaising with residents, relatives and staff to ensure care planning is timely undertaken, implemented and evaluated, to participate in resident care reviews with residents, relatives and social workers as arranged and to ensure support groups for residents, friends and relatives are maintained.
    • To dispense and administer medication to residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records in line with current legislative guidelines.
    • To carry out effective stock control and ordering of resident’s prescribed medication and medical products for the Home in line with current legislative guidelines.

    Core Values

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.

    As an employer Carebase pays for their nurse’s annual NMC fees.

    Apply Now
  • Nurse – Bank Hours, 1 Sewardstone Close, East London£16 per hour

    We are currently recruiting for an experienced nurse to join our care home in East London.

    Job Description for "Nurse – Bank Hours"

    Job Description

    Key Responsibilities:

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to Residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of Residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
    • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and
      administer medication to Residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
    • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the Residents.
    • To always be alert to Residents – physical and mental well being, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support Residents to participate in leisure activities
      as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting Residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as
      needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Carebase
      Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for Residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the Care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication ensuring that
      Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated Residents.
    Formal supervision of junior staff.

    Job Context

    This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified Residents along with overseeing and supervising care teams. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

    Key Challenges

    To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that Carebase’s values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

    Core Values:

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a
      strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date.
    Personal accountability for own training and development needs.

    Person Specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills.
    A warm and friendly disposition.
    Good communication skills, able to put others at ease.
    A strong team worker.
    Reliable and punctual.
    Willingness to develop new skills.

     

    As an employer Carebase pays for their nurse’s annual NMC fees.

    Apply Now
  • Care Assistant, Hemel Hempstead£7.54 per hour

    Join a rewarding company who have won Care Employer of the year 2015 and become part of their friendly team at Water Mill House care home.

    Job Description for "Care Assistant"

    Job Description

    Key Responsibilities:

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to Residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of Residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
    • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and administer medication to Residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
    • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the Residents.
    • To always be alert to Residents – physical and mental wellbeing, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support Residents to participate in leisure activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting Residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Carebase Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for Residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the Care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated Residents. Formal supervision of junior staff.

    Job Context This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified Residents along with overseeing and supervising care teams. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

    Key Challenges

    To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that Carebase’s values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

    Core Values:

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date. Personal accountability for own training and development needs.

    Person Specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills. A warm and friendly disposition. Good communication skills, able to put others at ease. A strong team worker. Reliable and punctual. Willingness to develop new skills.

    Apply Now
  • Care Assistant – Bank Hours, Guildford, Surrey£7.29per hour

    Join a rewarding company who have won Care Employer of the year 2015 and become part of their friendly team at Claremont Court care home.

    Job Description for "Care Assistant – Bank Hours"

    Job Description

    Key Responsibilities:

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to Residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of Residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
    • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and administer medication to Residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
    • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the Residents.
    • To always be alert to Residents – physical and mental wellbeing, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support Residents to participate in leisure activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting Residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Carebase Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for Residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the Care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated Residents. Formal supervision of junior staff.

    Job Context This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified Residents along with overseeing and supervising care teams. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

    Key Challenges

    To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that Carebase’s values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

    Core Values:

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date. Personal accountability for own training and development needs.

    Person Specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills. A warm and friendly disposition. Good communication skills, able to put others at ease. A strong team worker. Reliable and punctual. Willingness to develop new skills.

    Apply Now
  • Care Assistant – Bank Hours, The Spinney - Chingford £7.50per hour

    We are currently recruiting for an experienced care assistant to join our care home in Chingford.

    Job Description for "Care Assistant – Bank Hours"

    Job Description

    Key Responsibilities:

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to Residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of Residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
    • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and administer medication to Residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
    • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the Residents.
    • To always be alert to Residents – physical and mental wellbeing, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support Residents to participate in leisure activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting Residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Carebase Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for Residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the Care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated Residents. Formal supervision of junior staff.

    Job Context This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified Residents along with overseeing and supervising care teams. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

    Key Challenges

    To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that Carebase’s values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

    Core Values:

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date. Personal accountability for own training and development needs.

    Person Specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills. A warm and friendly disposition. Good communication skills, able to put others at ease. A strong team worker. Reliable and punctual. Willingness to develop new skills.

    Apply Now