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2018-01-07 Home Care Job Title: Care Worker
Job Setting: Clients Home
Job Role: Carer / Support Worker
Date Posted: 07 Dec 2017
Job Location: Stockport , Greater Manchester
Company: Right at Home (Stockport & Didsbury)
Salary: £8.90 to £9.40 per hour Mileage + holidays + pension
Hours: Part Time
Contact Name: David Meanwell
It takes a truly special person, with the right personality and a passion for making a real difference, to work for Right at Home.
Our Clients depend on their dedicated Care Worker to support them with the daily activities of living in their home. You may not be aware but you already have the skills required to make a great Care Worker - so we will simply focus on continually developing you within our support network and ensure that we provide you with the specific training; via our own accredited training programme and induction process. To unlock your true potential, you will be able to have full access to our extensive Career Pathway Framework.
Right at Home is an award-winning homecare company with a professional and can-do approach. Our care delivery is friendly, caring, committed and is inspirational to our Clients.
Each of our Clients have a personalised care plan including a 1 Page Profile which is tailored to their specific needs, hobbies and interests. We then accurately match our Care Workers to each Client to maximise companionship and daily interaction. This way, both our Clients and care team can get the most out of time spent together.
Our service is focussed on the desired outcomes of the Client. Each visit should accomplish, or work towards, a key goal or activity that our Clients wish to achieve. Whether this is receiving support to re-engage in your local community; or to get up in the morning and ready to start their day, you could be the one to make these special and important moments happen.
By becoming a Care Worker, you are not only supporting people to live a happier and fulfilled life, you will also become an integral part of ensuring their families can have peace of mind knowing that their loved one is in the best hands.
YOU WILL NEED TO DRIVE & HAVE ACCESS TO A CAR.
Main Duties & Responsibilities
Ensure the highest possible levels of care provision are maintained at all times
To undertake all duties in accordance with the policies and procedures of Right at Home at all times
Liaise closely with the Registered Manager at all times, reporting any concerns, changes or difficulties regarding clients
Duties will include aspects of personal care to allow Clients to maintain their personal hygiene, appearance and physical comfort
Assisting in the preparation and making of meals, drinks and snacks, enabling people who use our services to maintain a good level of nutrition and hydration
To provide assistance with other tasks of daily living which may include cleaning and maintaining the cleanliness of their environment, shopping, laundry and bill paying
To assist Clients to take medication as identified in their care plan and depending on the level of training received by the individual Care Worker
Participate in team meetings, staff events, attend any training provided by the company and reviews as required
To work as part of a team with colleagues and work closely with other agencies involved with the Clients care for example District Nurses and contribute to the effectiveness of the Right at Home team
To work in accordance with the weekly work schedule and maintain timely records such as communication sheets and MAR Charts in a clear, legible and professional manner
To provide social support, talking and listening to the Client, helping them to maintain contact with friends and family and other contacts in potentially isolating situations
To contribute to the safe moving and handling of Clients to maximise their physical abilities and mobility
Act on own initiative and exercise decision-making skills, as far as possible and wherever appropriate and develop knowledge and good practice
Qualifications & Experience
No experience required as a full induction and ongoing training will be provided
Good verbal and written communication skills
Previous experience working in a Care role is desirable but not essential
Able to demonstrate good organisational and time management skills
Abilities, Skills & Behaviours
A genuine desire to make a positive difference to the lives of others with the ability to promote well-being through positive attitude and work practices
The ability to work on your own initiative and be a well-integrated team member.
Willingness to participate in continuing professional development
Flexible and positive approach to work patterns/schedules and business needs
Excellent punctuality, reliability and a strong desire to accomplish operational goals and objectives
Caring, friendly and empathetic approach to client group with the ability to build professional relationships
Ability to remain calm and collective in a difficult and pressurised situation