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Job ref.: 0109
Job title: Care Worker
Employer: Mi Home Care
Location:
Job type: Contract
Pay: 10.46 per hour
Date posted: 05/06/2018
Description:

0/h Contract
Shifts: 7h-15; 15h-22h
DBS Check: paid by the company
Holidays: paid holiday days depending on number of working hours
Transport to go from one client to another: paid for by the candidate

The role of the Support Worker is to enable and / or assist individuals to remain in the community, to be supported and maintained safely in their own homes and thereby enhance the quality of life. Through encouraging your service user’s individuality and independence and helping your service user to maintain relationships and being the face of ‘care in the community’ and acting as our representative.

THE ROLE

• To visit nominated Service Users, at times directed by the Care Coordinators and management.
• To be particularly vigilant for signs of distress or anxiety in Service Users; any deterioration in physical and /or mental health, or safety of the environment, and to report these as a matter of urgency to your manager or coordinator in her absence.
• To carry out all tasks in a way that demonstrates respect for the privacy, dignity and value of all users, irrespective of severity or disability or personal circumstances.
• To summon appropriate assistance in an emergency.
• All actions should sustain, support and enhance the independence of Service Users, as specified in their care plan.
• Assist Service Users in/out of bed, chairs, etc., using agreed procedures.
• Assist Service Users in turning to relieve pressure areas.
• Assist Service Users in (un)dressing, care of aids and personal equipment (hearing aids, glasses, dentures, prosthesis, etc).??????
• Assist Service Users in all aspects of personal hygiene, i.e. washing, shaving, showering etc.
• Assist Service Users in feeding.

THE CANDIDATE
• NVQ Level 2 Health and Social Care Understand the relevant Health and Safety Legislation for Movement and Handling. (Desirable)
• Essential: Complete NVQ 2 within 2 years of course commencement if not qualified. Understand the effects of ageing, disability, incapacity and illness and the effects these can have on a Service Users’ well-being.
• Flexibility
• Ability to respect confidentiality
• Entitled to work in UK
• Reliable access to transport (own car)

*Unfortunately due to high number of CVs we might not be able to give you feedback. If you are successful you will contacted within 2 weeks of applying.*