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2018-01-07 Home Care Job Title: Home Care & Lifestyle Assistant
Job Setting: Clients Home
Job Role: Carer / Support Worker
Date Posted: 08 Dec 2017
Job Location: Northampton , Northamptonshire
Company: Genii Home Care & Lifestyle Services
Salary: £8.50 to £9.50 per hour Annual performance bonus, Perk Box pack
Hours: Full Time or Part Time
Contact Name: Natasha Tyrrell
GENII HOME CARE AND LIFESTYLE SERVICES (NORTHAMPTONSHIRE)
HOME CARE AND LIFESTYLE ASSISTANT JOB DESCRIPTION
This job description summarises the work content and nature of the post and its role in the organisation. It does not specify every aspect of the job in detail and broad headings covering only the primary responsibilities of the post have been used. It is implicit that the usual associated routines & duties are included and that staff will work flexibly and undertake the obligations required by the organisation.
Job Title: Home Care Assistant Contract period: Permanent Hourly rate: £8.50 per hour
Benefits: Bonus award scheme based on personal performance & monthly Perk Box scheme.
Overall Purpose of the Job:
The purpose of the care provided by Home Care and Lifestyle Assistants is to support individuals who choose to remain in the comfort and security of their own homes and to help them live as independent and active lives as possible by supporting them in an enablement focussed way. The tasks you undertake will be agreed by the service user and the Homecare Manager once they have assessed the service user’s needs. This will be written down as an Individual Task Planer, which will be kept in the service user’s home. This document will specify your duties for each individual service user you work with and it will be your responsibility to follow this and other supporting documents, reporting any changes in need that you or your service users identify.
The Home Care Assistant will be responsible for meeting the personal needs of service users. He/she will assist in meeting the care support and daily living needs of the service user and to provide care and any additional support as required in accordance with Genii Home Care and Lifestyle Services Ltd care standards.
PRINCIPLE DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITES
Key Results Area:
The following list gives examples of the type of duties you may undertake. All of these should be done in a manner, which encourages service users towards the maximum degree of independence and activity appropriate to their abilities;
Standards of Performance:
Measure of Effectiveness:
· Manager, Staff & Service User Feedback
Other Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsibility for Resources:
· Gloves aprons and all protective work wear.
Working with the elderly (formal or informal) desirable
An ability to handle emergency situations
Effective verbal communication skills
Good interpersonal skills
A good knowledge of equal opportunities
Ability to work as a team member
Ability to work under own initiative
A detailed understanding of other cultures and some familiarity with diversity
Basic numeracy & literacy skills essential
Use of own vehicle essential