Care Worker

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Health, Medicine
Region:
South East
Location:
Tonbridge & Tunbridge Wells
Salary:
£9 to £9 per annum
Salary Description:
£9 - £9 Per Annum
Posted:
05/06/2019
Recruiter:
Additional Resources
Job Ref:
VTU/AR/051307

Care Worker - Tonbridge & Tunbridge Wells

Salary- up to £9.10 per hr

Our Client is one of the largest providers of homecare services in the UK.

They deliver to 20,000 customer visits every day.

The story of their success is a testimony to the high quality homecare and support services that they provide to each of their customers.

The Role:

To support each customer to remain living in their own homes for as long as they require.

To provide each customer with a high quality of care, that is respectful, dignified and encourages independence whilst adhering to the customers care and support plan. Document and report all relevant customer care information.

Role Responsibilities:

To assist customers with all aspects of their personal care, including

Showering and bathing

Dressing and grooming

Toileting and incontinence

Teeth and dentures.

To assist customers with all aspects of medication

To assist customers with all aspects of their meal preparation, including

Cooking and re-heating

Preparing and serving of meals

Preparing and clearing the table

Safe storage and infection control

Communicating with the customer and disposing of unsafe food.

To support customers in the use of aids and personal equipment, including

Standing and walking frames

Wheelchairs

Manual and electric hoists

Sliding sheets and moving boards

Hearing aids and other physical aids.

To support customers with home management, including

Hovering and sweeping

Washing and storing the dishes

Washing clothes and hanging them up

Making beds and changing the lining

Dusting and general tidying

Answer the door and greet visitors

Answer emergency bells and the telephone.

To help in the promotion of a customer's mental and physical activities, such as

Communication and engagement

Going out

Reading, photo albums and writing

Hobbies and recreations.

To document and report all relevant customer information, including

Changes to a customer's care

Emergency management

Family involvement

External health teams.

To support a customer through temporary and terminal illness, including

End of life care

Hospital appointments

Personal care in bed;

Community health support.

To work as part of the Bluebird Care team, which includes

Take part in staff and customer meetings

Training activities as directed

To read and write reports

To attend appraisal and development meetings

To communicate in various formats.

To comply with the Bluebird Care business guidelines and policies at all times.

This list is not exhaustive and from time to time you may be asked to undertake additional duties.

Requirements

Essential

Caring and empathic nature

Self-motivated

Good organisational skills

Flexible approach

Ability to work on own initiative and within a team

Excellent communication skills - verbal, written

Good reporting skills both verbal and written

Ability to act quickly in an emergency

Willingness to undertake the companies policies and procedures

Clear understanding of good quality

Clear police check relevant to country of residence

Class 1 business insurance (when using own car)

Desirable

Knowledge of the care sector

Previous experience as a care worker

Medication administration qualification

S/NVQ/QCF Level 2 or equivalent

Knowledge of health and safety

Flexible approach to wor

Contact Details:
Additional Resources
Tel: 0845 450 6635
Contact: Vandana
Email:

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