Home Care Support Worker

Recruiter
Red Arrow Recruitment Ltd
Location
Nuneaton
Salary
£8.00 per hour
Posted
13 Apr 2019
Closes
03 May 2019
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for Full & Part time Domiciliary Carers in the Coventry area. Your role will be to build supportive, professional relationships with service users helping them to develop as many skills as possible and to achieve their potential for independence.

Main Purpose of the Role:

To ensure that we provide and maintains the highest levels of care and service in accordance with the Company's vision, policies and procedures. To work as part of a team providing high quality care and support to service users.

Support Worker Responsibilities

  • Sleep-ins available at £55 per shift
  • Assist service users in understanding the importance of personal health & hygiene.
  • To ensure the health and safety of the service users is at all times paramount.
  • Support service users to maintain personal cleanliness, take regular exercise and have a nutritious and balanced diet
  • Enable the service user to make appropriate choices in their day-to-day lives.
  • Ensure at all times that Service Users are treated with respect and ensure that their privacy and dignity is maintained
  • Where appropriate act as service users' "key worker" in co-coordinating their needs and working with them to achieve agreed goals
  • Only if appropriately trained, prompt, administer or assist service users with medication in accordance with Care Plan, detailed instructions and strictly in accordance with Company policies and procedures, checking and recording drugs as well as ensuring their
  • To maintain and build good professional working relationships with service users' families, other professionals, agencies and members of the community.
  • To participate in identifying your own personal training needs through the NVQ assessment process, supervision sessions and performance reviews.

Principle Duties and Accountabilities

  • Assist in toileting, washing, feeding and dressing
  • Participating in household tasks e.g. cooking, cleaning, gardening
  • Participate in the preparation and serving of food as part of a nutritional and well-balanced diet whilst adhering to food hygiene
  • Accompanying on visits to healthcare professionals when necessary e.g. doctor,
  • Accompany service users on holiday where necessary
  • Actively involve themselves in the provision of service users' day care and leisure and encourage and assist service users to use local
  • Recording details accurately in Care Plans, diaries and cash books of activities and events and passing on relevant information verbally to other staff.

Working Conditions:

Working hours will vary depending on the Service User's needs and you will be expected to work flexibly on a rota basis to meet the needs of the service, this includes weekends, bank holidays and sleep ins. Carers are expected to arrive on time for all shifts.

Dress Code:

A smart casual appearance is required at all times with sensible footwear. Jewellery must be kept to a safe minimum. Carers are provided with ID cards which are to be carried with them at all times.

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