Chantry House, Cathena Healthcare Ltd



Chantry House, Cathena Healthcare Ltd, Saxmundham, Suffolk

  • Part time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 0c91b03a760249f4a29d99f0eceac5c1

Full Job Description

To work alongside the Registered Care manager to manage the Home day to day.

  • To take full professional accountability in respect of the clinical management of the home.

  • To making initial evaluation visits as applicable and to re-evaluate each Resident's nursing needs on a regular basis.

  • To providing nursing services, treatments and diagnostic procedures, requiring specialised skills and assuming full responsibility for each of Resident.

  • To develop and implement the treatment plan for each Resident under the direction of their physician.

  • To observe and report symptoms, reaction to treatments, drugs, and changes in the Resident's physical or emotional condition.

  • To initiate preventative and rehabilitative nursing procedures as appropriate for the Resident's care and safety.

  • To maintain clinical and progress notes for each Resident receiving care and providing progress reports to their physician.

  • To coordinate services for Residents as needed with other agencies and health care providers as appropriate.

  • To carry our Risk Assessments for Residents and to update them as and when required. To convey all updates to the Registered Care Manager.

  • To conduct Medication Audits monthly or as and when required.

  • To work in accordance with a rota that supports meeting the care needs of the home. This will include working alternate weekends, evenings, bank holidays and/or any other shift pattern that has been established by the Registered Care Manager based on the needs of the care home.

  • To assist in the overall implementation, monitoring and reviews of practices and systems in the home.

    To effect changes in environment to ensure Resident safety and security.
  • To report observed or suspected adult abuse pursuant to mandated requirements.

  • To assist the Registered Care manager in decision making and policy formation as it pertains to the Home Care Program.

  • To adhere to all home care polices, including but not limited to; infection control and safety, education, reporting and practice.

  • To demonstrate leadership of your staff team and to act as a positive role model ensuring your presence is visible within the community of the home.

  • To ensure that each resident receives care appropriate to their individual need.

  • To ensure all Care Plans are outcome based and have the needs of the Residents at the forefront of any planning.

  • To liaise with GP practices, Dieticians, SALT team etc as and when needed and to ensure all paperwork is logged accurately.

  • To ensure that effective assessment of staff is carried out and that training needs are identified and met within Budget.

  • To support Residents in the taking of decisions in matters which affect their lifestyle.
  • To make or contribute to the assessment of needs of each Resident in conjunction with the Resident, relevant professional agencies and, where appropriate, the Resident's family, and develop a care plan which provides a satisfactory quality of life for that person.

  • To ensure that all care plans are reviewed regularly and kept up to date in accordance with CQC and company requirements.

  • To promote relationships which enable each Resident to participate in social activities within the home and in the life of the local community to the maximum of their ability.

  • To undertake regular clinical audits such as pressure ulcer, accidents and care.

  • To ensure that effective induction, supervision and assessment of staff is carried out and that training needs are identified and met.

  • To ensure that each member of staff is aware of the Home's policies and has recorded their awareness in the company documentation.

  • To ensure that each member of staff is providing safe and good care for each resident by following them Company Policy and Procedure in respect of staff supervision.