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Sanctuary Group

COVID (TO-B7F14)

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Where you’ll work At the Pavillion we often take our gents to visit a local social club, where they enjoy a pint while chatting and playing dominoes and other games. Members of the team also take some of the residents to church services in and around Houghton-le-Spring. Every Friday morning members of the local church also carry out a special service just for our residents in the heart of our residential and nursing home. Our residents also like to visit the Galleries Shopping Centre in Washington, as well as The Bridges Shopping Centre in Sunderland, which is a short drive away in our home’s own minibus. Something we are just about to take part in is an activity which enables residents in wheelchairs to dip their toes into the sea thanks to special new equipment. We will shortly be trying this at our local beach in Seaburn so watch this space! Click here for more 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

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