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Night Care Assistant


  • Part time
  • 2024-05-03
  • £12.70 a hour
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 030424-49877

Job Purpose

To provide personal care and support to residents, in collaboration with other members
of the care team, as detailed in their care and support plans through the night.
You will use a person-centred approach and work in the least intrusive way, adhering
to all regulatory and statutory obligations and South West Care Homes policies,
procedures and guidelines.

You will ensure your mandatory training is up to date so that you are able to work
safely and legally including annual medicines management training and a 6 monthly
competency assessment.

You will dress appropriately, wearing uniform and using personal protective equipment
provided by South West Care Homes and as instructed

You will also adhere to all safeguarding and whistleblowing legislation and be aware
of your responsibility within this.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • To look after the physical, emotional, cultural and social needs of the residents
    using a person centred approach, promoting Activities of Daily Living throughout
    the day so that the residents enjoy a fulfilling lived experience.
  • To administer prescribed medications as required.
  • To provide personal care and support to residents with a wide range of needs,
    illnesses and disabilities
  • To undertake the tasks detailed in the resident’s care and support plan using a
    person centred approach and in the least intrusive way
  • To know and understand the care and support needs of the residents
  • To regularly read care and support plans, acknowledging changes
  • To provide input into the care and support plans of residents by regularly feeding
    back to the Team Leaders and Manager
  • To maintain detailed and accurate records in respect of care (and medication)
    support given and tasks undertaken
  • To maintain good communication and develop effective working relationships
    with colleagues

Does the job role include personal care?: Yes

Working Patterns:

96 hours over 4 weeks

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Job location

211 Ridgeway, Plympton


Job category

Care / support worker, Residential care home


South West Care Homes Limited Where quality comes first

Type of organisation



Social care

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