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Carer Fixed Term Contract

The Orders of St. John Care Trust

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Location

BA12 6DH

If you feel you can make a real difference to someone's life and are caring and passionate about the care of the elderly, then you should consider a role here at Fives Court.

General scope of post

Provide support and personal care to residents as specified in the personal plan and to work in accordance with the Orders of St John Care Trust Standards and Values

Key Accountabilities

  • • Attend to the personal care and wellbeing of residents; act as a key worker for a number of residents to ensure their needs are identified and met
  • • Understand responsibilities in relation to providing outstanding care, adhering to health and safety, food hygiene, fire precautions and emergency procedures, infection control and emergency aid and other Trust policies.
  • • Ensure the safeguarding of all residents, employees, volunteers and visitors to the Home through adherence to relevant legislation, procedures and codes of practice relating to care, health and safety, food hygiene, fire precautions and emergency procedures, infection control and emergency first aid.
  • • Active participation in training to ensure personal development and to build knowledge and competence relative to the role.
  • • Work effectively in a team and supporting the Senior Carer/ Care Leader in caring for residents during a shift.
  • • Take responsibility for identifying and resolving non-compliance or possible improvements including health and safety and other legislative and procedural requirements, through the line manager or Whistle-blowing route.
  • • Ensure residents are supported to make their own decisions in accordance with the mental Capacity Act. This will include ongoing assessment of capacity, gaining resident consent and supporting positive risk taking.


  • Contract Type: Fixed term
  • No. of hours per week: 10
  • Candidate Contact: Pauline Carrick
  • What level of DBS check?: Enhanced
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