Health Care Worker

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02 Aug 2019
30 Aug 2019
Contract Type
POSITION: Sleep In/Waking Night/ Health Care Worker
SALARY: GBP8.98 -- GBP9.98 / Night rate - GBP109 Per Night Mon - Fri & GBP120 Sat - Sun
BENEFITS: Pension, Contracted Hours, Set working patens, Full training /diploma support, Company Mobile. Petrol allowance, Travel time allowance
HOURS: Full or part time work available (Flexible: to include nights, weekend and public holidays according to the needs of the service).
LOCATION: Worcestershire, B61 8HQ
Our client is a domiciliary care provider based in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire. For over 20 years' the organisation has promoted people's independence through active support from its highly qualified staff.
Due to continued success the company is seeking to recruit a patient and caring Sleep In/Waking Night Health Care Worker. The successful candidate will need to be flexible, as the role will involve working nights, weekends and public holidays.
The role:
  • To provide reliable and responsive person-centred care and support to people in their own homes.
  • To deliver respectful personal care.
  • To work with families and partner agencies to provide a co-ordinated service which meets the identified needs of the individuals.
Main Duties (not limited to):
  • To develop warm and trusting relationships with service users.
  • To follow guidelines and procedures and to be professional and accountable at all times.
  • To be flexible and responsive to the needs of service users as directed by their Support Plans.
  • To respect the service users' right to privacy and to ensure that their dignity and quality of life is maintained at all times.
  • To provide personal care in a sensitive and dignified way and in accordance with the service users wishes and needs.
  • To support service users in all aspects of managing their home and in maintaining the safety, security, hygiene and comfort of their home environment.
  • To promote the service users self-esteem and enable them to express their preferences and make choices and decisions.
  • To enable service users to retain as much independence and control over their own lives as possible. To enhance the confidence as coping abilities of service users through encouragement and positive feedback.
  • To support service users in meeting their cultural and spiritual needs and in expressing their personal identity and chosen lifestyle.
  • To monitor the service users mental and physical health and support them to access health care and other services.
  • To inform the Care Manager immediately of any concerns or significant changes in their needs and circumstances. To immediately report any concerns regarding vulnerable adults with immediate effect to the Care Manager.
  • To prompt and support service users in taking prescribed medication. To record all medication taken on the Medication Recording Sheet. To encourage service users to manage their own medication as independently as possible.
  • To work within agreed risk management guidelines and to assist service users in reducing risks to themselves or others. To promptly report all concerns regarding risks to the Duty Manager.
  • To take appropriate action in the event of emergencies, ensuring that the Care Manager is informed promptly.
  • To follow Health and Safety guidelines carefully and to alert the Care Manager immediately of any concerns in relation to Health and Safety issues.
  • To ensure that accurate records are kept in the prescribed format. To document all work undertaken in support of service users, their general progress, any concerns and any communication or liaison with other agencies.
  • To notify your Line Manager of availability and to submit accurate timesheets weekly. This is to include the Daily Average Agreement and associated work schedule.
  • To carry out all work in a manner consistent with the aims of the service and the Care Quality Commission.
  • To provide regular verbal and written reports to your Line Manager and accept regular support and supervision from them.
  • To maintain and uphold company policy, including equal opportunities and confidentiality.
  • Have good communication skills both spoken and written.
  • Have good time-keeping skills.
  • A team player, but able to work on own initiative.
  • Be sympathetic and caring.
  • Be able to adhere to all health and safety and company policy
  • Live within a commutable distance
  • Be flexible to work various hours.
  • Possess a driving licence and have access to a car.
In order to apply please send a C.V and covering letter by clicking on the apply button.
Keywords: Care Worker, Support Worker, Healthcare Worker, Health and Medical, Care Services, Care Vacancies, Support Worker Vacancies, Social Services, Domiciliary Care, Sleep In, Waking Nights,