Care Practitioner, Southampton (Nights) £13.24 per hour + benefits

Encore

Turn your every day job into an extraordinary one! Join the family at Hamble Heights Care Home.

Make Everyday Extraordinary
Hamble Heights is a private care home located in Southampton; managed by Encore Care Homes. Encore delivers all five types of care; dementia, nursing, residential, respite and palliative.
We are devoted to bringing joy and well-being to people’s lives. We believe that if our teams are happy, this filters throughout the entire home and in turn, our residents are happy!
 
Your New Care Practitioner Job:
As a Care Practitioner, you’ll be there for people in their time of greatest need. We provide specialist care and support to older people whilst offering vital emotional support for their families. It's all about giving them the best possible quality of life.
  • Provide practical, physical, social and emotional care to residents within the comfort of our luxury home.
  • Perform a range of clinical skills appropriate to the individual resident needs following appropriate delegation from the Registered Nurse. These could include blood pressure, temperature, pulse, oxygen saturation, respirations, neurological observations, blood glucose monitoring, wound dressings and medication administration.
  • Will write care plans, undertake risk assessments and participate in resident care plan review.
  • Supervise, mentor and act as a role model for Health Care Assistants and Senior Health Care Assistants.
 
What You Need to Succeed:
We believe brilliant care starts with brilliant people. We are looking for individuals that share in our values to help us make every day extraordinary. We want our staff to bring the following to their role:
  • Joy – create a ripple of happiness in the Home with your smile.
  • Spontaneity – go with the flow; no two days are ever the same.
  • Creative – find thoughtful and imaginative ways to connect with each resident.
  • The feeling of being part of a family – offering a shoulder to lean on and a friendly ear to comfort.
 
Other Job Requirements:
Essential
  • Hold an NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care.
  • Have 2 years care home or caring experience as a Senior Health Care Assistant.
  • Be friendly, kind, honest, reassuring and an effective communicator.
  • Demonstrate excellent leadership qualities.
  • Be comfortable to act on instructions and work on your own initiative.
 
Desirable
  • Hold a Level 2 qualification in Safe Handling & Administration of Medicines.
  • Hold a Level 2 qualification in Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.
  • Hold a Level 2 qualification in Safeguarding.
  • Completed training in Emergency First Aid at Work, Pressure Ulcer Care and Prevention, Wound Care, Catheter and Continence, Venepuncture and Nutrition and Hydration with MUST.
 
What You’ll Get In Return:
We want you to feel valued and happy at work. As such, we provide the following:
  • Competitive rates of pay.
  • Free meals every shift.
  • Paid breaks.
  • Birthday bag.
  • Recognition and Rewards programme.
  • Refer A Friend Reward scheme.
  • Long Service Awards.
  • Paid DBS.
  • Paid 10 week induction programme.
  • Free uniform.
  • Genuine opportunities for career progression.
  • NVQ support.
  • Learning & Development: We provide you with a personalised training plan, tailored to your individual needs.
What you need to do now:
  • Click ‘Apply Now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.