Dementia Nursing Assistant Dementia Nursing Assistant

HC-One Ltd.

Dementia Nursing Assistant Dementia Nursing Assistant


HC-One Ltd., Blythswood New Town, Glasgow City

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 3 weeks ago, 20 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: d8e189868d14440c900fcd810cb9bcec

Full Job Description

HC-One Scotland is developing a Specialist Dementia Care Community (SDCC) at Darnley Court care home. Darnley Court has provided care for people living with dementia for many years but following considerable investment in environmental layout and design, workforce, L&D in Carmichael community, we have exciting new opportunities available for those passionate about supporting people who are emotionally distressed by their dementia and require a specialist service to ensure their needs can be met appropriately.

As an SDCC, Carmichael will become a therapeutic care setting that demonstrates that quality of care and quality of life are of equal significance. It will provide a bespoke living environment embracing space and calming de-escalation rooms, along with enhanced staffing, and specialist training for Colleagues in positive approaches to behaviour, psychosocial therapies and de-escalation interventions and safe restrictive practices. The therapeutic ambition will be that people will be understood as having needs to be met, rather than being defined by their condition.

As a Dementia Nursing Assistant at HC-One Scotland, you will be a role model as you lead by example to embody the quality of supreme kindness in every aspect of your work.

For you, that will mean monitoring and supporting residents living with dementia who experience distress and present with behaviours of concern that others find challenging. As a member of a specialist team, help co-ordinate the care they require to safeguard their wellbeing and the wellbeing and safety of others.

Comply with the company's medicines management arrangements ensuring medicines are appropriately received, stored and administered. Ensuring concerns about a Residents health or medicine errors will be reported promptly.

Promote and support accurate reporting and recording by colleagues as appropriate. Ensure that all incidents/accidents are reported in accordance with company and Regulatory requirements to help maintain the safety and welfare of Residents at all times., We are passionate about ensuring that our current and future Colleagues can be their true selves, and that our workforce represents the communities we serve. We prioritise inclusive working practices and invite applicants from all backgrounds into our HC-One Scotland family and we are committed to providing the quickest possible turnaround from the point of making you a job offer to you starting with us on day one.

1. S/NVQ Level III Health & Social Care (or working towards).
2. Minimum 2 years' experience in Health & Social Care where you have been a Senior Carer or a similar position supporting people living with dementia and with leadership responsibilities especially around administering medicines.
3. Knowledge and understanding of the person-centred care planning process and the relevant legislative and regulatory requirements.

1. Evidence of CPD and a positive approach to continuous training and development.

Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility and therefore it is important that you are able to recognise the signs which may indicate possible abuse, harm or neglect in its different forms and know what to do if there are any concerns. All colleagues are required to attend safeguarding training appropriate to their role and to undertake additional training in associated areas. You also have the ability to seek appropriate advice and report concerns, including escalation if action is not taken.

£13.75 to £14.10 per hour
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Darnley Court
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Care, We'll provide full training, so it's a great opportunity to learn something new. In return, you will enjoy access to a huge variety of benefits and services to support your physical and psychological well-being and throughout your career as a Nursing Assistant we will invest in you, and you will enjoy additional support and benefits including:

  • Paid Enhanced DBS/PVG

  • Free uniform

  • Hourly rate is subject to experience and qualifications

  • Homemade meal whilst on shift

  • Company pension scheme

  • 28 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays

  • Group life assurance cover

  • Wagestream - financial wellbeing and flexible access to pay as you need it

  • Award-winning learning and development and support to achieve qualifications.

  • GP online - a service providing around the clock GP consultation via an interactive app - available to you and your children under 16

  • An opportunity to learn from experienced colleagues as part of an outstanding and committed team.

  • Colleague discounts - Access to over 1600 high street discounts including carefully selected discount partners.

  • Wellbeing - free of charge access to an independent and confidential Employee Assistance Programme. This gives Colleagues and their family access to 24/7 365 support for a whole range of issues including physical, mental and financial issues

  • Excellent recognition schemes such as 'Kindness in Care' and Long Service Awards

  • An attractive refer a friend scheme of up to £1000 per referral, depending on the role

  • HC-One Scotland would like to attract, recruit, and retain its people, on the basis that their individual values and behaviours align with the values of HC-One Scotland
    1. Kindness - We are kind to everyone we care for, work with or meet at HC-One
    2. Integrity - We do what we say, keep our promises, and acknowledge any errors
    3. Essential - We prioritise what is important and then focus on those tasks
    4. Simplest - We are clear and straightforward in our communication.
    5. Best Value - We focus on tasks that offer real value and look for the best value in everything we do. It is these values-based behaviours and competencies that will be measured during recruitment and selection and performance development reviews (Ascent)

    Everyone who works here understands that our residents are people just like them with their own stories to tell. By joining HC-One Scotland you'll have a wonderful opportunity to give something back to those people.