Carers | Southern Suburbs

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa · Faircape Health · Carer01 expand job description ↓

Description

Faircape Group owns and manages six luxury lifestyle villages with state of the art and technologically advanced Healthcare Centres at each village.

We are seeking Carers at our facilities to provide high quality care to our residents.

If you want to work for a dynamic and reputable retirement group and have a passion for care then this is the job for you. To ensure high quality patient care, we also invest in continuous development of our staff, which includes both internal and external training.


Duties include but is not limited to the following:

The Carer is responsible for implementing the approved care plan by directly providing practical, physical, social and emotional care for residents at the healthcare centre. Carers all contribute to create a therapeutic and relaxing environment.

Handover

  • Take part in handover process according to ISBAR with opposite shift
  • Communicate all observations regarding residents to the opposite shifft
  • End shift after handover is completed

Administration & Reporting

  • Chart and timestamp all activities on ECP as per procedure
  • Report to Duty Sister any changes or causes of concern in a resident’s condition

Patient Care (according to care plan)

  • Attend to all activities as per the ECP care plan per resident and chart activity accordingly, including but not limited to personal hygiene, incontenence, dress, feeding and companionship
  • Maintain safe and therapeutic environment for all residents in terms of care plan and their personal diagnosis

Company Policies & Procedures

  • Maintain awareness, understanding and adherance to company rules, policies and procedures
  • Treat all residents with respect and dignity

Infection Control

  • Comply to all company policies and procedures regarding infection control
  • Maintain good personal hygiene as per the relevant policies and procedures

Health & Safety

  • Comply with company health and safety standards in terms of activities of work
  • Be aware of duty of care and measures to protect vulnerable residents
  • Report any health and safety contraventions to the Duty Sister

Activities & Exercise

  • Assist OT and Carer Team Leader with Carer run activities

Requirements

Experience and Knowledge: Proven experience as a Carer, experience in a similar environment advantageous

Skills and Attributes: Skilled in computer packages (MS Office), knowledge of caring principles and Dementia and Alzheimer’s. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Must be able to work well with the elderly and have compassion for them.

Working Hours:

Day shifts will be worked between 07h00 to 19h00 and night shift between 19h00 to 07h00 and you will be required to work 16 shifts per month, according to the duty roster.


Salary

We offer a salary from R 4,700 cost to company per month.

Benefits


Should you not receive a response within 2 weeks of applying, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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Have you had experience in sub acute before?
Have you had experience working with dementia patients before?
Have you worked in geriatrics and/or palliative care?
Do you use a computer/tablet on a regular basis?
Have you completed a carer course?
Are you credit clear?