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Pinetum

Lifestyle Co-ordinator

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Job reference

SYS-8600

Location

Chester, Cheshire CH2 1UA

Min pay rate

£8.91

Max pay rate

£8.91

Role highlights

Job Summary

Help our residents maintain active and independent lives through the creation and delivery of individualised activity plans based on their interests, abilities and life experience.

Full time, occasional weekend and evening work required.
 

Key Responsibilities

  • To build friendships with our residents that help them adjust to life in a care home
  • Work with residents, their friends and family members, to build individual lifestyle histories and, using these, create ongoing plans in our electronic resident records, ensuring these are updated daily to evidence delivery
  • On a monthly basis review the plan with the resident and relatives and adjust if necessary
  • Create a weekly schedule of meaningful occupation for each resident, personalised to their likes, dislikes, needs and abilities, helping them to try new things and continue to take part in the hobbies and activities that make them who they are
  • Create and maintain a schedule of group activities tailored to residents to run alongside one-to-one sessions, enabling residents to take part in communal activities as well as individual hobbies as per their wishes
  • Update the resident’s personalised diary on a weekly basis with details of the activities they’ve undertaken, including photos, comments and feedback, that can be kept by residents as a record of what they have achieved as well as shared with their friends, family and the home team
  • Build relationships with relatives, friends and advocates in order make sure you understand the person, and that the relatives understand how you are supporting the resident
  • To build relationships with the local community , inviting them into the home to take part or run events and help residents maintain their hobbies
  • To establish and run a ‘Friends of’ the home - a group of relatives, friends and neighbours from the community who are keen to be active participants in the life of the home
  • Develop strong and continuing relationships with colleagues to enable the sharing of ideas and information, ensuring you are all working as a team to provide a safe and fulfilling experience within the home for every resident
  • Enable our residents to stay in touch with friends and family by visits, phone, Skype, letters and email
  • Support our residents to make trips outside of the home, encouraging relatives and friends to join in, as well as building links with local groups to encourage them into the home, facilitating the position of the home as part of the local community
  • Actively seek feedback on the activity provision in the home, including running a resident forum and in house customer satisfaction programmes
  • To attend all statutory and mandatory training as required by the Company in order to fulfil your duties
  • To attend appropriate training courses and/or programmes to enhance personal and professional knowledge and skills
  • To undergo the necessary training to become a ‘Dementia Friend’

Where you'll work

At Pinetum we'll lay on a warm welcome for residents, friends and family.

Pinetum is a modern and comfortable purpose-built home located within the grounds of the Countess of Chester Hospital. We provide nursing, residential, respite and day care for older people, including individuals who are living with early stages of Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. We also offer specialist care for adults with complex care needs such as brain and spinal injury.

Our team enjoys getting to know each person as an individual and creating personalised care plans that encourage people to live as independently and actively as possible. In our complex care suite, our highly skilled nursing, therapy and care teams provide around-the-clock intensive care and support patients to lead fulfilling lives.

As well as residential care, we provide flexible care for older people who need some additional support during the daytime. We treat residents and day guests as family members and always aim to go that extra mile, for example by arranging special experiences and outings. And the home has a very friendly and sociable atmosphere – we always have a big welcome waiting for families, friends and any other visitors.

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Pinetum

Unit Manager Care

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Job reference

SYS-7964

Location

Chester, Cheshire CH2 1UA

Min pay rate

£11.40

Max pay rate

£11.40

Role highlights

Job Summary

To lead the care team during any allotted span of duty, ensuring that the personal care of the residents is maintained on a daily basis according to individual needs and capabilities.

To actively promote and encourage as much personal independence and choice as possible in the activities of daily living undertaken by the residents within the Nursing Home.

To act as the Company's representative on site, promoting the Company's image and ensuring compliance with all statutory regulations regarding nursing homes


Key Responsibilities

  • To ensure that the care, welfare and safety of all residents in the nursing home is of the highest possible standard, taking full responsibility for adherence to statutory regulations.
  • To promote and maintain good interpersonal relationships between staff/residents and staff/relatives.
  • To be responsible for the admission of any new residents to the Home for the purpose of assessment/evaluation, and establishment of a good mutual relationship.
  • To be responsible for a physical/psychological assessment of new residents on admission to Homes.
  • To institute individualised nursing care plans according to the nursing process.
  • To institute individual therapy plans, in consultation with other health professionals as appropriate.
  • To update existing nursing care plans for every resident according to changes in the status of the resident on a daily basis.
  • To be aware of psychological change in residents and report such to the Home Manager or Senior Nurse.
  • To disseminate any relevant information regarding new or existing residents where appropriate, remembering the principles of confidentiality.
  • To be responsible for the safe administration and recording of all medication prescribed by the resident's medical practitioner.
  • To be responsible for the custody and safe dispersal of all medication brought into the Home, by either residents or the pharmacist.
  • To act as advocate as and when appropriate.
  • To liaise with visiting members of the medical and associated professions who may visit the nursing home and record outcome of the same, and ensure that prescribed or recommended treatment is carried out.
  • To liaise with relatives as appropriate and record outcome of same.
  • To supervise all dietary needs of residents as appropriate and ensure that individual requirements are met as far as possible.
  • To ensure a safe and comfortable environment for the residents and to make the nursing home as stimulating and attractive to live in as possible.
  • To be responsible for the care and protection of patients' property.
  • Observe requirements of the Mental Health Act 1983 where applicable.
  • To be familiar with the location of all documents appertaining to statutory requirements that you may be required to show in inspecting bodies.
  • To be available at all times to discuss any queries or concerns that anyone wishes to raise within the Home.
  • To ensure that confidential information regarding residents, and staff received from the Home Manager is safeguarded.
  • To ensure that the welfare, morale and safety of all nursing personnel in the Nursing Home is of the highest standard.
  • To be involved in any staff training/teaching orientation programmes as required, and to take an active interest in promoting new concepts of care after consultation with the Home Manager.
  • To attend such training programmes/courses as are available and necessary to keep up to date and further existing knowledge.
  • To inform the Home Manager of the condition/progress of all residents on a daily basis.
  • To seek advice from the Home Manager if in any doubt about policy/procedure to be followed on any untoward occurrence in the nursing home.
  • To ensure that the Company's image is projected in the appropriate way, by promoting the professional appearance/manner of all members of the nursing home team.
  • It may be necessary to assist in the recruitment of staff for the home as directed by the Home Manager and in accordance with the Company's procedures.
  • Maintain efficient control and use of contract, bank and agency staff ensuring that staffing levels are in accordance with Company policy.
  • Instigate investigation into complaints or accidents involving residents and/or staff.
  • To ensure compliance with all statutory requirements in record keeping, documentation, time, health and safety and security as detailed in the Company's policies.
  • Ensure that any non-nursing home personnel including contractors are monitored.
  • Ensure that the correct supplies are purchased from the nominated supplier.
  • To undertake any specific duties as delegated by the Home Manager on an ad hoc basis.
  • Due to the senior nature of this post there will be a requirement to undertake duties which may initially appear to be outside the remit of this job description, and may involve additional working hours. These are to be undertaken on an ad hoc basis as delegated by the Home Manager.

Where you'll work

At Pinetum we'll lay on a warm welcome for residents, friends and family.

Pinetum is a modern and comfortable purpose-built home located within the grounds of the Countess of Chester Hospital. We provide nursing, residential, respite and day care for older people, including individuals who are living with early stages of Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. We also offer specialist care for adults with complex care needs such as brain and spinal injury.

Our team enjoys getting to know each person as an individual and creating personalised care plans that encourage people to live as independently and actively as possible. In our complex care suite, our highly skilled nursing, therapy and care teams provide around-the-clock intensive care and support patients to lead fulfilling lives.

As well as residential care, we provide flexible care for older people who need some additional support during the daytime. We treat residents and day guests as family members and always aim to go that extra mile, for example by arranging special experiences and outings. And the home has a very friendly and sociable atmosphere – we always have a big welcome waiting for families, friends and any other visitors.

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Pinetum

Care Assistant Bank

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Job reference

SYS-5430

Location

Liverpool Road, Chester CH2 1UA

Min pay rate

£8.91

Max pay rate

£9.15

Role highlights

Have you a passion in supporting older people? Do you have interest Health and Social Care  plus a willingness to learn? Then we can offer you the care career you’ve always wanted, with excellent benefits and flexible hours, including a choice of day, night or weekend shifts.

What you’ll do

Assisting residents with their physical and emotional needs, you will do whatever it takes to help them get the most out of life. More than just a carer, you will be a true friend who champions their dignity and maximises their independence, and you will have an increasingly important part to play in the development of care plans and the induction of new colleagues.

Who you are

With broad knowledge of caring for the elderly, you will be able to make a significant contribution from your first day. To succeed, you should be capable of prioritising your own workload, maintaining detailed records and using your initiative to the full, and you will be determined to develop your skills with our support.

Who we are

With 120 homes and day clubs across the UK, we provide expert respite, residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. Our highly personal, patient-centred approach has seen us enjoy rapid growth, with three new homes planned for next year, so we can offer exceptional career opportunities to people who care as deeply as we do.

What we offer

As one of our valued care assistants you can expect comprehensive training in general clinical care as well as dementia. What’s more, we offer one of the best benefits packages around, including, a stakeholder pension and life assurance scheme, bank holiday enhancements, child care vouchers, thousands of online and in-store discounts and free uniform.

Where you'll work

At Pinetum we'll lay on a warm welcome for residents, friends and family.

Pinetum is a modern and comfortable purpose-built home located within the grounds of the Countess of Chester Hospital. We provide nursing, residential, respite and day care for older people, including individuals who are living with early stages of Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. We also offer specialist care for adults with complex care needs such as brain and spinal injury.

Our team enjoys getting to know each person as an individual and creating personalised care plans that encourage people to live as independently and actively as possible. In our complex care suite, our highly skilled nursing, therapy and care teams provide around-the-clock intensive care and support patients to lead fulfilling lives.

As well as residential care, we provide flexible care for older people who need some additional support during the daytime. We treat residents and day guests as family members and always aim to go that extra mile, for example by arranging special experiences and outings. And the home has a very friendly and sociable atmosphere – we always have a big welcome waiting for families, friends and any other visitors.

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Pinetum

Care Assistant

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Job reference

SYS-402

Location

Chester, Cheshire CH2 1UA

Min pay rate

£8.91

Max pay rate

£9.15

Role highlights


If you're passionate and caring and looking for a rewarding job that comes with excellent training and great opportunities for personal development, join Care UK as a Care Assistant and make a real difference.

Being a Care Assistant at Care UK

Care Assistants at Care UK come from all walks of life. Some have worked in factories, supermarkets or schools. Some are returning to work after a break. Many have no, or minimal, experience, but are keen to explore a career in care, while many already have invaluable experience. What they all have in common is the right values. They’re adaptable, friendly, polite and caring. They enjoy working as a team with people from different cultures and backgrounds. And, they consider it a privilege to be trusted to look after others. Do you share their values? Then we could have just the role for you.

What you’ll be doing

Being a Care Assistant doesn’t just mean helping residents to remain as active and independent as possible while respecting their rights of choice, privacy and dignity. It means having fun and laughter with them and using your skills to help them deal with day-to-day difficulties like personal care and meal times. It also means working as part of a team to identify their unique goals and implement personalised care plans. And, it means working flexibly to help them explore new interests, engage in physical exercise and activities and make sure they enjoy themselves in a stimulating and homely environment. Put simply, it means making a difference. A real difference.

What you’ll need

Experience of caring for others would be useful, not necessarily in a paid role – you may have looked after an elderly relative or friend. More important though is your kind-hearted nature, your belief in teamwork and your ability to use your initiative and imagination, follow instructions and prioritise a busy workload. You’ll be comfortable talking to, and working with, people from different professions, you’re great at keeping records too. Above all, you have a natural ability to help make the lives of others more fulfilling and want to work in an environment where the work can be hard, but also fun and rewarding.

The benefits

Opportunities to progress through our career paths into more senior and management roles

Earn whilst you learn and take on an apprenticeship
Quality bespoke training to develop your skills
Flexible hours, including a choice of day, night or weekend shifts
Bank holiday enhancements
Free uniform
Free DBS
Thousands of online and in-store discounts

One of the UK’s leading care home providers, Care UK run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK that provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. A top rated employer in best quality results, our goal is to help every employee fulfil their potential by providing first-class training and support.

Fulfilling lives, fulfilling Careers.

Where you'll work

Our experienced team at Pinetum offers nursing, respite and day care for older people, including those who are living with dementia. We also offer specialist care for adults with complex care needs such as brain and spinal injury.

Nestled in the grounds of Countess of Chester Hospital, Pinetum is easily accessible by car and particularly by public transport from Chester and surrounding areas with buses in the grounds or a five minute walk to Bache train station

We were delighted to receive a ‘Good’ overall rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) after our routine inspection in December 2019.

At Pinetum, we offer rewarding, fulfilling careers that are full of opportunity. We support all our team members with innovative training and clear career paths, and you can enjoy working in a friendly, supportive environment where our residents' wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do.

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Pinetum

Senior Registered General Nurse

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Job reference

SYS-8522

Location

Chester, Cheshire CH2 1UA

Min pay rate

£20.00

Max pay rate

£20.00

Role highlights

About Registered Nurses at Care UK

Registered Nurses at Care UK are role models for great clinical and care governance practice and act as a champion for residents’ safety and dignity. They’re flexible about working hours and deal with difficult situations with tact and diplomacy and previously, they may have come from a Hospital, General Practice or Primary Care background. They enjoy being part of a team and raising standards through innovation and new ideas. And they consider it a privilege to be trusted to look after others. Do you share their values? Then we could have just the role for you.

What you’ll be doing

Being a Registered Nurse doesn’t just mean providing leadership for care staff and supporting residents with a range of complex needs and dependency levels. It means getting to use your wide variety of nursing skills in a unique environment where no two days are the same. It means ensuring the ongoing safety of residents, staff and visitors alike through systematic assessment, monitoring and reviewing processes. And it means spending quality time with residents and being integral to creating long-term care plans for them. Put simply, it means making a difference. A real difference.

What you’ll need

An NMC Registered Nurse who’s used to working with older people, you know how to use clinical assessment tools like Waterlow. You’re also well-organised, understand care planning processes and have a proven ability to write comprehensive care plans. Supervising others and building effective and credible relationships, both internally and externally, comes naturally to you too. What’s more, you’re great at inspiring professionalism and positively influencing others. Above all, you know how to help make the lives of others more fulfilling and want to work in an environment where the work can be hard, but also fun and rewarding.

Your safety is our number one priority

Care UK’s safety promise ensures all residents, colleagues and visitors are safe and protected at all times. We have installed fogging machines, thermal cameras and there are hand sanitising stations located throughout our homes. Care UK have also applied a regular testing programme for all colleagues and residents as well as investing in a good supply of PPE and infection control champions.

The Benefits

  • Opportunities to progress through our personalised career paths into more senior and management roles
  • Revalidation support
  • Comprehensive clinical training programme
  • Competitive refer a friend scheme of up to £1000 depending on role
  • Bank holiday enhancements
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flexible shifts including day, night or weekend shifts
  • Free DBS
  • Free uniform
  • Thousands of online and in-store discounts across big known retailers enabling our colleagues to make big savings on every day shopping such as holidays, supermarkets and travel.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to include support such as financial and family concerns

Do not miss out, Apply now!!

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Where you'll work

Our experienced team at Pinetum offers nursing, respite and day care for older people, including those who are living with dementia. We also offer specialist care for adults with complex care needs such as brain and spinal injury.

Nestled in the grounds of Countess of Chester Hospital, Pinetum is easily accessible by car and particularly by public transport from Chester and surrounding areas with buses in the grounds or a five minute walk to Bache train station

We were delighted to receive a ‘Good’ overall rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) after our routine inspection in December 2019.

At Pinetum, we offer rewarding, fulfilling careers that are full of opportunity. We support all our team members with innovative training and clear career paths, and you can enjoy working in a friendly, supportive environment where our residents' wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do.

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Pinetum

Registered General Nurse

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Job reference

SYS-453

Location

Chester, Cheshire CH2 1UA

Min pay rate

£17.00

Max pay rate

£17.00

Role highlights

About Registered Nurses at Care UK

Registered Nurses at Care UK are role models for great clinical and care governance practice and act as a champion for residents’ safety and dignity. They’re flexible about working hours and deal with difficult situations with tact and diplomacy and previously, they may have come from a Hospital, General Practice or Primary Care background. They enjoy being part of a team and raising standards through innovation and new ideas. And they consider it a privilege to be trusted to look after others. Do you share their values? Then we could have just the role for you.

What you’ll be doing

Being a Registered Nurse doesn’t just mean providing leadership for care staff and supporting residents with a range of complex needs and dependency levels. It means getting to use your wide variety of nursing skills in a unique environment where no two days are the same. It means ensuring the ongoing safety of residents, staff and visitors alike through systematic assessment, monitoring and reviewing processes. And it means spending quality time with residents and being integral to creating long-term care plans for them. Put simply, it means making a difference. A real difference.

What you’ll need

An NMC Registered Nurse who’s used to working with older people, you know how to use clinical assessment tools like Waterlow. You’re also well-organised, understand care planning processes and have a proven ability to write comprehensive care plans. Supervising others and building effective and credible relationships, both internally and externally, comes naturally to you too. What’s more, you’re great at inspiring professionalism and positively influencing others. Above all, you know how to help make the lives of others more fulfilling and want to work in an environment where the work can be hard, but also fun and rewarding.

Your safety is our number one priority

Care UK’s safety promise ensures all residents, colleagues and visitors are safe and protected at all times. We have installed fogging machines, thermal cameras and there are hand sanitising stations located throughout our homes. Care UK have also applied a regular testing programme for all colleagues and residents as well as investing in a good supply of PPE and infection control champions.

The Benefits

  • Opportunities to progress through our personalised career paths into more senior and management roles
  • Revalidation support
  • Comprehensive clinical training programme
  • Competitive refer a friend scheme of up to £1000 depending on role
  • Bank holiday enhancements
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flexible shifts including day, night or weekend shifts
  • Free DBS
  • Free uniform
  • Thousands of online and in-store discounts across big known retailers enabling our colleagues to make big savings on every day shopping such as holidays, supermarkets and travel.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to include support such as financial and family concerns

Do not miss out, Apply now!!

RGN¦RMN¦ RNLD¦ Staff Nurse¦ Registered Nurse¦ RN¦NMC PIN

Where you'll work

Our experienced team at Pinetum offers nursing, respite and day care for older people, including those who are living with dementia. We also offer specialist care for adults with complex care needs such as brain and spinal injury.

Nestled in the grounds of Countess of Chester Hospital, Pinetum is easily accessible by car and particularly by public transport from Chester and surrounding areas with buses in the grounds or a five minute walk to Bache train station

We were delighted to receive a ‘Good’ overall rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) after our routine inspection in December 2019.

At Pinetum, we offer rewarding, fulfilling careers that are full of opportunity. We support all our team members with innovative training and clear career paths, and you can enjoy working in a friendly, supportive environment where our residents' wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do.

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Pinetum

Registered General Nurse Bank

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Job reference

SYS-7842

Location

Chester CH2 1UA

Min pay rate

£17.00

Max pay rate

£17.00

Role highlights

About Registered Nurses at Care UK

Registered Nurses at Care UK are role models for great clinical and care governance practice and act as a champion for residents’ safety and dignity. They’re flexible about working hours and deal with difficult situations with tact and diplomacy and previously, they may have come from a Hospital, General Practice or Primary Care background. They enjoy being part of a team and raising standards through innovation and new ideas. And they consider it a privilege to be trusted to look after others. Do you share their values? Then we could have just the role for you.

What you’ll be doing

Being a Registered Nurse doesn’t just mean providing leadership for care staff and supporting residents with a range of complex needs and dependency levels. It means getting to use your wide variety of nursing skills in a unique environment where no two days are the same. It means ensuring the ongoing safety of residents, staff and visitors alike through systematic assessment, monitoring and reviewing processes. And it means spending quality time with residents and being integral to creating long-term care plans for them. Put simply, it means making a difference. A real difference.

What you’ll need

An NMC Registered Nurse who’s used to working with older people, you know how to use clinical assessment tools like Waterlow. You’re also well-organised, understand care planning processes and have a proven ability to write comprehensive care plans. Supervising others and building effective and credible relationships, both internally and externally, comes naturally to you too. What’s more, you’re great at inspiring professionalism and positively influencing others. Above all, you know how to help make the lives of others more fulfilling and want to work in an environment where the work can be hard, but also fun and rewarding.

Your safety is our number one priority

Care UK’s safety promise ensures all residents, colleagues and visitors are safe and protected at all times. We have installed fogging machines, thermal cameras and there are hand sanitising stations located throughout our homes. Care UK have also applied a regular testing programme for all colleagues and residents as well as investing in a good supply of PPE and infection control champions.

The Benefits

  • Opportunities to progress through our personalised career paths into more senior and management roles
  • Revalidation support
  • Comprehensive clinical training programme
  • Competitive refer a friend scheme of up to £1000 depending on role
  • Bank holiday enhancements
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flexible shifts including day, night or weekend shifts
  • Free DBS
  • Free uniform
  • Thousands of online and in-store discounts across big known retailers enabling our colleagues to make big savings on every day shopping such as holidays, supermarkets and travel.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to include support such as financial and family concerns

Do not miss out, Apply now!!

RGN¦RMN¦ RNLD¦ Staff Nurse¦ Registered Nurse¦ RN¦NMC PIN

Where you'll work

At Pinetum we'll lay on a warm welcome for residents, friends and family.

Pinetum is a modern and comfortable purpose-built home located within the grounds of the Countess of Chester Hospital. We provide nursing, residential, respite and day care for older people, including individuals who are living with early stages of Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. We also offer specialist care for adults with complex care needs such as brain and spinal injury.

Our team enjoys getting to know each person as an individual and creating personalised care plans that encourage people to live as independently and actively as possible. In our complex care suite, our highly skilled nursing, therapy and care teams provide around-the-clock intensive care and support patients to lead fulfilling lives.

As well as residential care, we provide flexible care for older people who need some additional support during the daytime. We treat residents and day guests as family members and always aim to go that extra mile, for example by arranging special experiences and outings. And the home has a very friendly and sociable atmosphere – we always have a big welcome waiting for families, friends and any other visitors.