Faircape Health Is Hiring: Carers – Western Cape

Closing Date: Not Specified

Job Description

Faircape Health provides the full continuum of care at six world-class healthcare facilities located on-site at six luxury, retirement villages.

The services of experienced, compassionate Carers for day shifts are required. The successful incumbents will administer care to patients inclusive of frail, mental health, sub-acute and assisted living at our facility Noordhoek Manor, Noordhoek. (The facility is located just over Ou Kaapse Weg)

If you would like to work for a dynamic and reputable retirement group and have a passion for care then this is the job for you. To ensure high quality patient care, we also invest in continuous development of our staff, which includes both internal and external training.

Duties include but is not limited to the following:

The Carer is responsible according to the approved care plan by directly providing practical, physical, social and emotional care for residents at the healthcare centre. Carers contribute to the creation of a therapeutic and relaxing environment within the healthcare facility.

Administration & Reporting

Chart and timestamp all activities on ECP as per procedure
Report to Duty Sister any changes or causes of concern in a resident’s condition
Patient Care (according to care plan)

Attend to all activities as per the ECP care plan per resident and chart activity accordingly, including but not limited to personal hygiene, incontinence, dress, feeding and companionship
Maintain safe and therapeutic environment for all residents in terms of care plan and their personal diagnosis
Company Policies & Procedures

Maintain awareness, understanding and adherence to company rules, policies and procedures
Treat all residents with respect and dignity
Infection Control

Comply to all company policies and procedures regarding infection control
Maintain good personal hygiene as per the relevant policies and procedures
Health & Safety

Comply with company health and safety standards in terms of activities of work
Be aware of duty of care and measures to protect vulnerable residents
Report any health and safety contraventions to the Duty Sister
Activities & Exercise

Assist OT with the daily OT sessions
Assist the Carer Team Leader with Carer run activities


Education and Qualifications:

Acknowledged Carer training from reputable organisation advantageousSETA accreditation will be an advantage

Proven experience as a Carer or experience in a similar environment
Skills and Knowledge:
Skilled in basic computer knowledge
Knowledge of caring principles in caring for the aged, this includes:
Core carer competency skills
Dementia care
Palliative care
Rehabilitative care
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Work well with the elderly and have compassion for caring for them
Work well within a team and independently
Able to work under pressure
Be accepting of change within the role of caring, as the need arises
Maintain positive relationships with all (resident, families, colleagues)
Have the ability to make good decisions, think objectively, make decisions and prevent medico-legal risks

Specific requirements

Clear health record
Clear criminal record
Clear credit record
Contactable references
Vaccinated against covid-19 or prepared to be vaccinated prior to commencing work

Working Hours: Normal working days are Mondays to Sundays, according to the duty roster. You will be required to work 16.25 shifts per month. Shifts are from 06h30 until 18h30.


Salary from R 5,000 Cost to Company per month

Should you not receive a response within 2 weeks of applying, please consider your application unsuccessful

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