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Where you’ll work We support our resident to continue with and to rekindle favourite pastimes, as well as trying new hobbies. With our help, they can continue to be active members of their local community in Milton Keynes. It often surprises visitors how much we get up to in our care home. Befriending new volunteers from across Buckinghamshire, to enjoying toe-tapping to live entertainment or a competitive game of bingo – there is always something going on! We also welcome some very special guests to the residential and nursing home. Children from schools and nurseries in Milton Keynes are often popping over to see us. Singing and taking part in arts and crafts, it’s truly fabulous to see the way they engage with our residents. Laughter and beaming smiles fill the room when they visit. Click here for further information about the home. Are you our next Covid Tester? Here’s more about the role: Responsible for administering all Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) and Lateral Flow Tests (LFT), whilst ensuring adherence to strict testing guidelines Ensure that the tests are carried out in a safe and effective manner within the home and within Government timescales Maintain awareness of Government Guidelines on Covid-19 and strictly adhere to protocols and clinical practices as they are reviewed and changed Process data from the tests in a prompt, safe and accurate manner, including the administration associated with correctly entering the personal data in to the Government portal for PCR testing Maintain records within the home of LFT testing including the date tested and results and also notify staff of their results in a prompt and supportive manner Organise repeat testing in line with Government guidelines to ensure compliance Answer questions from Staff and Residents on testing in a caring and supportive manner so they understand the testing processes and any concerns are addressed What skills do I need? Team work! A happy team, makes for happy residents and a happy home Experience is not essential but is desirable, what is important is that you are caring, enthusiastic and have energy to share Being able to communicate well is essential along with a flexible approach You’ll also be kind and have a real genuine like for older people and their needs, ensuring we treat everyone with the respect and dignity they deserve Literacy and numeracy equivalent to GCSE grade C English and Maths Organisational skills Benefits and rewards We know you work so hard and being the best Covid Tester you can be needs to be rewarded. As part of this role you will benefits from the following: 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata) Life assurance CQC/CI performance bonus Overtime enhancement Occupational sick pay after qualifying period Excellent training and development opportunities Refer a friend scheme with payment of up to £750 available Contributory pension from Sanctuary Care Access to a free 24/7 support service providing support including legal, financial, emotional and medical advice Discounts on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more via ‘My Rewards’ Criminal Records Checks are funded by Sanctuary Care. We hope you feel you could be our next team member.
1 month ago
Bletchley, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom