Current Vacancies - Night Care Assistant

We are looking to recruit Night care assistants to join the company, we consider both non experienced and experienced competent carers. We Provide English training twice a week


About Ashton House Nursing Home:

We provide Nursing Care to elderly people in a warm & friendly environment.


Job Details

We are looking for a Night care assistant reporting to Registered Nurse on duty, responsible to Home Manager.


The role includes: 

  • To help residents get ready and get into bed/settle down for the night.
  • To provide a high standard of care overnight, including hygiene, continence, mobility, dressing and general care.
  • To carry out regular checks on residents at intervals determined by the person in charge, and record.
  • To ensure the residents’ privacy and dignity is maintained at all times
  • To carry out regular checks on the building at intervals determined by the person in charge with special reference to fire prevention and security.
  • To answer emergency bells or calls from residents immediately and seek further assistance if necessary.
  • To assist residents throughout the night with whatever they need, maybe even just for company, reassurance or refreshments.
  • To join with the day staff to work as a team in helping prepare residents for bed or assisting them in the morning, as directed by the person in charge.
  • In the time available between attending to residents undertake domestic duties e.g   preparing for breakfast, table laying, dusting and hoovering as per rota and record tasks undertaken

  • To communicate with the Home Manager and the person in charge both verbally and in writing about the residents’ general condition and developments in the home.
  • To greet any night visitor with courtesy and ensure identification is sought with reference to security.
  • To answer the telephone and take messages as required.
  • To administer medication at designated times, as prescribed by the GP.
  • To undertake appropriate training as determined by the Home Manager.
  • To maintain accurate notes and records of residents and to hand over information to day staff that is relevant to the on-going care of individual residents.

Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Numeracy, literacy and English speaking abilities
  • Willingness to learn
  • Good communication skills
  • Awareness of dementia
  • NVQ Level 2

Personal Attributes:

  • Have an interest in working with the elderly. Be caring and sensitive to the needs of others.
  • Be totally reliable, trustworthy and honest. Be self-motivated and organised.
  • Be flexible and able to work unsupervised. Use initiative and have common sense
  • Listening & responsive skills. Be able to work as part of a team.
  • Calm under stress
  • Approachable & sympathetic
  • Even tempered
  • Observant

Job Type: Permanent Contract

Salary: negotiable depending on experience and qualifications

Job Location: Haywards Heath, West Sussex (6 miles from Crawley)

Apply method:
Please apply for this job (or call for an informal chat), if you think you are suitable and could be an asset to our team.

Application Questions: Are you in Haywards Heath, West Sussex?


 

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