Residential Home Care Assistant

Gurkha Welfare Trust

The Gurkha Welfare Trust Nepal-GWT(N) is the field arm of Gurkha Welfare Trust UK, a registered charitable Trust working particularly for the ex-Gurkha Veterans and their communities across Nepal. It is a charitable institution, established and registered in the UK in 1969. GWT(N) ensures that Gurkha veterans, their widows and their wider communities are able to live their lives with dignity. We achieve this…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Nepal
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Competitive / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 4+ year
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    Job Category NGO | INGO | Charity
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    Job Qualification : Intermediate
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    Posted Date : May 23, 2021

Job Description

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.

General Responsibilities:

  • 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:
  1. notification of accidents and other health and safety requirements
  2. Statutory legislation in particular the health and hygiene regulations
  3. Nationally and locally agreed codes of good practice on Fire precautions
  •  Perform other tasks as allocated by the RHCM or EOL Admin (RH) as might be required;

Required Qualification & Experience

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

How to Apply

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