This role reflects the changing care needs of residents and will provide our most promising Care Assistants with the opportunity to develop their skills and career whilst providing support to Registered Nurse(s) to meet a range of clinical needs.
The role is an enhanced care assistant role that will, after a period of extra training and competency assessment, provide clinical interventions to enhance the resident experience and the level of care residents receive under supervision of a registered nurse. Historically these clinical interventions would have been carried out by a registered nurse.
On a daily basis, support the nurse(s) to supervise and deliver excellent standards of care which promotes privacy and dignity, whilst enhancing independence, rehabilitation and personal choice.
Main Job Activities and Responsibilities:
Enhance resident experience:
Supports nurses in leading the in-home clinical/care team:
Perform clinical skills for which they have been assessed as competent
Performs medicine management within defined protocols
Contribute to effective communication that ensures confidentiality
Contribute to maintaining a safe environment
To undertake any other reasonable task as requested by a supervisor or manager, which is within your competence.