The Gurkha Welfare Trust Nepal (GWT (N)) invites applications from suitably qualified and interested applicants for the position of Residential Home (RH) Care Assistant based in RH Dharan/Kaski (Pokhara).
Position: Residential Home Care Assistant (RHCA)
This position is directed by the residential Home Clinical Manager (RHCM) and is accountable for working closely with all GWT (N) Residential staff and to work as part of a team to provide and maintain professional standards in accordance with the principles of care as set out by the guidelines. To support day to day delivery of highest standards of residents' holistic care to meet the needs, perception and wellbeing of Residents by creating a homely environment where residents are valued and dignified; To ensure that each resident’s needs are met as per care plan in a holistic way.
Take responsibility for safe handling of property and equipment belonging to the residents.
To assist RHN to maintain all equipment and needed consumables, clean and in full working order as required
Ensure all health and safety requirement are met and all accidents and incidents reported to the Nurse Manager and reported in accordance with the GWT Incident Policy.
Take responsibility for the safeguarding of adults, and follow the Trust’s whistle blowing policy as required.
Participate in all relevant staff meetings
Participate in quality assurance and audit activities
To work within, promote and ensure compliance with GWT policies, practices, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and corporate values.
Comply with all policies on:
notification of accidents and other health and safety requirements
Statutory legislation in particular the health and hygiene regulations
Nationally and locally agreed codes of good practice Fire precautions
Perform other tasks as allocated by the RHCM or EOL Admin (RH) as might be required;
Essential Qualifications, Skills and/or Experience:
Minimum certificate of training from Age care or employer recognized equivalent
Must have passed SLC / CMA / ANM (or minimum 5 years experience of working in care for the elderly)
Minimum of two years experience in related field
Basic English written skills, native speaker Nepali language
Basic computer skills
Desirable Qualifications, Skills and/or Experience:
Prior Experience working with international companies or NGOs.
Experience in care for the elderly is highly advantageous
Previous experience with NGO, INGO or related field
Additional language skills (Rai, Limbu, Gurung etc) are desirable
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The Gurkha Welfare Trust is the leading Gurkha charity. We provide financial, medical and development aid to Gurkha veterans, their families and communities.