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Staff Nurse (days)35 hours/week
£18.10 per hour
03/05/18JOB TITLE: Registered Nurse
REPORTS TO: Sister or Senior Nurse on Duty
RESPONSIBLE TO: Clinical Manager

KEY OBJECTIVES:

• To ensure that the Society’s mission statement and key values are carried through all aspects of resident care. The Resident’s Charter of Rights is upheld for all residents.
• To assist with the efficient running of the Home by providing the highest possible standard of professional nursing care.

MAIN DUTIES:

1. 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.
2. To be responsible for the total care of all residents within the Home. To ensure that appropriate standards of care and welfare are maintained for each resident, to comply with the terms of the Care Contract.
3. To maintain and keep accurate nursing records by liaising with residents, relatives and staff to ensure care planning is timely, undertaken, implemented and evaluated.
4. To ensure the highest levels of personal hygiene and infection control measures are always adhered to.
5. To participate in resident care reviews with residents, relatives and social workers, as arranged.
6. To ensure that support groups for residents, friends and relatives are maintained.
7. To ensure the correct ordering, administration, recording and disposal of all medication.
8. To ensure the Misuse of Medicines Act is appropriately complied with and that all medicines are prescribed and used on a named resident basis.
9. To act as a senior member of the team and deputise for the Sister and Home Manager in their absence.
10. To participate in the orientation of staff.
11. Maintain, in confidence, any particulars about residents within the Home.
12. To supervise and give guidance and training to all staff.
13. To assist in the organisation and participate in a programme of in-service training for all staff.
14. Have regard for your own health and safety and the health and safety of others. Hazards, potential hazards, accidents and other untoward occurrences, faulty equipment etc should be reported to the Home Manager and any necessary steps taken to prevent injury.
15. To be aware of COSHH regulations and appropriate use of substances.
16. To take part in staff meetings wherever possible.
17. To ensure accurate and timely reporting of all annual leave, sickness, complaints, accidents/mishaps and Daily Census to the Home Manager. Carrying out all procedures laid down according to Society Policy.
18. To know where all the fire fighting equipment is located and how it is operated.
19. It is a requirement of this employment that all staff actively participate in training programmes organised by the Society.

The above Job Description is a broad outline of what the job incurs in practice. Adjustment and alterations may be added to meet the needs of the Home at that time.
Care Assistant (days)35 hours/ week
£8.83 per hour without NVQ, £9.96 per hour with NVQ

31/05/18REPORTS TO: Sister/Senior Registered Nurse on duty

RESPONSIBLE TO: Clinical Manager

KEY OBJECTIVES:

• To act as Named Care Assistant to a small number of residents, ensuring complete and holistic care is given.

• To assist the Registered Nurses in all aspects of their duties.

• To ensure all residents are cared for with respect, dignity and in a way which promotes independence.

• To create a flexible and caring environment and a happy home in such a manner as to justify public trust and confidence.

MAIN DUTIES

1. To assist residents with all aspects of daily living:-
bathing/washing
toilet
dressing
eating/drinking

2. To be aware of the physical and emotional needs of the residents ie hospital appointments, hairdresser, manicurist, chiropodist etc and record same on the residents’ individual Care Plans.

3. To serve meals in the dining rooms in an acceptable manner and assist frail residents.

4. To assist with the feeding of residents.

5. Ensure residents are wearing only their own clothes and that they are in good repair. Clothes needing repair must be brought to the attention of the Registered Nurse.

6. To answer the nurse call system promptly and ensure that those residents who are confined to their rooms for whatever reason are regularly visited and their conditions/progress monitored.

7. Make beds and change linen, as required.

8. Tidy bedrooms in preparation for cleaning.

9. Report accidents immediately to the Registered Nurse.

10. Encourage residents to participate in the programme of activity.

11. Report any maintenance work required to the Registered Nurse on duty.

12. Report any changes in residents’ condition to the Registered Nurse as soon as possible.

13. Contribute towards individual Care Plan reviews, completing daily the appropriate part of the Care Plan under the supervision of the Registered Nurses.

14. Clean spills of food, drink, body fluids and smears immediately. Report to the Clinical Manager any stains requiring attention.

15. Carry out cleaning and laundry duties as required.

16. Carry out any reasonable request from the Registered Nurses.

17. As delegated, to assist in the orientation and support of new members of staff.

18. Maintain, in confidence, any particulars concerning residents within the home.

19. Answer the telephone, take clear messages and contact the Registered Nurses immediately.

20. To know where all the fire equipment is located and how it is operated.

21. It is a requirement of your employment that staff actively participate in training programmes organises by the Society.

22. To be aware of COSHH regulations and appropriate use of all substances.

23. Have due regard for their own health and safety and the health and safety of others. Hazards, potential hazards, accidents and other untoward occurrences, faulty equipment etc should be reported to the senior person on duty and any necessary steps taken to prevent injury.

24. Carrying out all procedures laid down according to Society policy.

25. To take part in staff meetings wherever possible.

26. The work of Care Staff involves a great deal of personal contact with residents. This meaning that it is important for staff to have a very high standard of hygiene themselves so that they do not accidentally give offence to people they are near ie the smell of cigarette smoke/body odour. It also means that Care Staff have to handle residents’ clothing and linen that is wet or soiled with faeces so it is important again that a high standard of hygiene is maintained in the disposal of used dressing, pads and personal washing between tasks.

Staff Nurse (days)35 hours/week
£18.10 per hour
31/05/18JOB TITLE: Registered Nurse
REPORTS TO: Sister or Senior Nurse on Duty
RESPONSIBLE TO: Clinical Manager

KEY OBJECTIVES:

• To ensure that the Society’s mission statement and key values are carried through all aspects of resident care. The Resident’s Charter of Rights is upheld for all residents.
• To assist with the efficient running of the Home by providing the highest possible standard of professional nursing care.

MAIN DUTIES:

1. 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.
2. To be responsible for the total care of all residents within the Home. To ensure that appropriate standards of care and welfare are maintained for each resident, to comply with the terms of the Care Contract.
3. To maintain and keep accurate nursing records by liaising with residents, relatives and staff to ensure care planning is timely, undertaken, implemented and evaluated.
4. To ensure the highest levels of personal hygiene and infection control measures are always adhered to.
5. To participate in resident care reviews with residents, relatives and social workers, as arranged.
6. To ensure that support groups for residents, friends and relatives are maintained.
7. To ensure the correct ordering, administration, recording and disposal of all medication.
8. To ensure the Misuse of Medicines Act is appropriately complied with and that all medicines are prescribed and used on a named resident basis.
9. To act as a senior member of the team and deputise for the Sister and Home Manager in their absence.
10. To participate in the orientation of staff.
11. Maintain, in confidence, any particulars about residents within the Home.
12. To supervise and give guidance and training to all staff.
13. To assist in the organisation and participate in a programme of in-service training for all staff.
14. Have regard for your own health and safety and the health and safety of others. Hazards, potential hazards, accidents and other untoward occurrences, faulty equipment etc should be reported to the Home Manager and any necessary steps taken to prevent injury.
15. To be aware of COSHH regulations and appropriate use of substances.
16. To take part in staff meetings wherever possible.
17. To ensure accurate and timely reporting of all annual leave, sickness, complaints, accidents/mishaps and Daily Census to the Home Manager. Carrying out all procedures laid down according to Society Policy.
18. To know where all the fire fighting equipment is located and how it is operated.
19. It is a requirement of this employment that all staff actively participate in training programmes organised by the Society.

The above Job Description is a broad outline of what the job incurs in practice. Adjustment and alterations may be added to meet the needs of the Home at that time.
Kitchen AssistantBank - £8.83 per hour 31/05/18REPORTS TO: Catering Manager

RESPONSIBLE FOR: No other Staff

PURPOSE OF POSITION

1. To assistant the Chef in meeting the nutritional and dietary needs of residents, which respects the choice of the individual and promotes health and well-being.
2. To assist the Chef in preparing and serving meals for residents and staff and maintain the general cleanliness of the kitchen area, in accordance with the Food Safety Manager.
3. To help maintain in the Home the atmosphere and practice of care based on the values of the Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society deriving from a concern for the individual and mutual respect between residents and staff.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

1. To provide an efficient and effective service to residents, understanding their needs and working to exceed these, where possible.
2. To keep all areas of the kitchen clean, in accordance with work schedules.
3. To help the Chef in the basic preparation of food and cooking, serving, washing up and storing crockery and utensils appropriately.
4. To dispose of all waste food hygienically.
5. To ensure adequate supplies of washing up and cleaning materials area kept for use in the kitchen.
6. To understand and adhere to Control of Substances Hazardous to Health regulations in accordance with the Health and Safety Manual.
7. To demonstrate a positive, enthusiastic and committed attitude towards residents recognising the importance of team work.
8. To work to a rolling 7 day rota as required which may include weekends.
9. To assistant with the induction of new staff.
10. To attend training and development sessions as appropriate including Moving and Handling Training and Health and Safety Training as designated for the role. This may involve travelling to other locations.
11. To attend and participate in Staff Meetings.
12. To comply with the Basic Hygiene Code of Practice (FS103).
13. To respect residents’ rights to privacy, dignity and choice.
14. To participate in regular supervision and appraisal with the Line Manager.
15. To be aware of and adhere to the Society’s Health and Safety policy and the requirements of the Food Safety Manual.
16. To be aware of and adhere to the policies as contained in the Employment Policies and Procedures Manual.
17. To maintain a good level of personal hygiene and report illnesses immediately to the Chef or Business Manager.
18. This is not a complete description of the duties and responsibilities or the post of Kitchen Assistant and the post holder is expected to carry out other reasonable duties as required by the Line Manager.
19. It is a condition of employment that this post is subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure.


THE ABOVE JOB DESCRIPTION IS A BROAD OUTLINE OF WHAT THE JOB MAY INCUR IN PRACTICE. ADJUSTMENTS AND ALTERATIONS MAY BE ADDED TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE DEPARTMENT AT THAT TIME.