Live-in Care Worker

Discipline:
Health Care Assistants / Nursing Assistants Jobs, Live-in Care Assistants Jobs, Support Worker Jobs, Support Workers Jobs, Other
Region:
City of Bristol, Somerset, Bath, Bristol, England
Location:
Taunton
Contract Type:
Permanent Jobs, Fixed Term Jobs, Full Time Jobs
Salary:
£502 to £670 per week
Salary Description:
Great Remuneration Package
Posted:
27-May-21
Start Date:
May 2021
Job Ref:
1085

Summary of role

To live in the customers home and support their daily living as assessed by the Client. To meet the personal care and support needs of customers in a way that respects the dignity of the individual and promotes their independence. The care and support provided by Care and Support Workers is expected to include support that would reasonably be given by members of the customer’s family and is not to include tasks that would normally be undertaken by a trained nurse.

Principal responsibilities

To assist customers who need help getting up and going to bed in the morning and evenings, including dressing and undressing, washing, bathing and going to the toilet.
To help customers with their mobility and with any physical disabilities, including incontinence and use of personal aids and equipment.
To care for customers who are temporarily sick and need bed nursing and help with feeding etc.
To provide care and support for customers who are terminally ill.
To help in the promotion of mental and physical activities of customers through talking, outings, reading, writing, hobbies and recreations.
To make and change beds, light cleaning, emptying commodes and general tidying.
To inspect, launder and mend customers’ clothes.
To set tables and trays, prepare and serve meals, clearing away and washing up.
Supervision of safe food preparation and storage.
To read and write reports and be involved in customers’ reviews as required.
To adhere to all the Client's policies and procedures at all times.
To encourage the independence of customers.
To liaise with professionals and other agencies as required.
To undertake any working duties as required during the night as far as is reasonably practicable.
To effectively communicate with other Care and Support Workers allocated to the customer.
To give emotional support as and when needed by the Customer.Support with appointments and reminders.
Support with medication and promoting the customers independence to self -administer.
Support and liaise with the customers family/carers as directed by line management.

Person Specification
Self motivated & well organised.
Flexible.Caring & sensitive to the needs of others.
Ability to use own initiative.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to promote anti-discriminatory practice and equality for all Customers/ Service Users.
Ability to complete any required documentation within the service
A Person Centred Approach

Benefits
Full training provided
Weekly earning from £502.00 (depending on package)
Accommodation provided free of charge during training Short and long term packages available (minimum 3 months)

Please note that Pearls International Recruitment Agency’s preferred choice of contact is email, if applying for a vacancy please regularly check your emails. Pearls International Recruitment Agency is acting as an Employment Agency for the supply of permanent workers. Contact details: info@pearlsrecruitment.com or 01752 237637

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