Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa · Tokai · Carer04
We are seeking Carers for our brand new 60 bed sub-acute facility in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town to provide high quality care to patients of all ages.
This high end facility is located near the Blue Route Mall and in close proximity to all major transport routes.
If you want to work in a dynamic and fulfilling team environment, 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. Make a difference at this new Sub Acute Facility in Tokai and apply now!
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.
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
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
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: Your normal hours of work will be determined by the shift roster as per the Unit Manager. Your monthly hours worked will be 176 hours and it will consist of both day and night duty.
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.
The company offers a competitive salary.
Should you not receive a response within 2 weeks of applying, please consider your application unsuccessful.
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