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2018-01-19 Home Care Job Title: Community Care Assistant
Job Setting: Clients Home
Job Role: Carer / Support Worker
Date Posted: 19 Dec 2017
Job Location: Dorchester , Dorset
Company: Everycare (Wessex) Ltd
Salary: £10.87 to £16.28 per hour salary plus travel expenses/mileage
Hours: Full Time
Contact Name: Laura Brown
As a Community Care Assistant, you will be required to undertake such duties as would normally be expected of a competent caring relative when caring for an elderly, handicapped or otherwise disabled or incapacitated person. Such duties will normally be performed in the service user’s own home.
Your duties will include all aspects of personal care and assisting with all the normal tasks associated with daily living, including the preparation of meals, housework, shopping, collection of pensions and any other reasonable duties that may be requested from time to time.
Duties may be from ½ hour to 24 hours duration, including day, night and weekend work. You will be required to provide transport to and from your place of work. You may be requested to transport service users in your own vehicle, but this can only be done with your agreement and only after your completing the Employee Car Questionnaire and supplying the documentary evidence required therein.
You may be required to assist patients/service users to attend hospital appointments and to escort them on social or other visits.
You will not be required to, and must not, undertake any tasks that should only be undertaken by a trained nurse. Particular attention is drawn to the Policy ‘Medication – Procedure for Administering and Handling’ in the Staff Handbook.
On each visit to your patients/service user’s you will be required to keep accurate and legible records of patient care, treatment and progress, either in full compliance with the requirements of the establishment where you are working, or in the case of domiciliary care, in full compliance with the record keeping system stipulated by Everycare.
You will be required to work in accordance with the directives laid out in the Staff Handbook and Everycare’s systems. It is essential that you familiarise yourself with the contents of the Handbook before commencing your first assignment.
You are required to comply fully with the terms of all the Registration Documents that you have signed and the Policies and Procedures detailed in the Staff Handbook. You are specifically reminded about your obligations with regard to confidentiality.
You must wear the company uniform (unless specifically requested not to do so) at all times when on duty, together with the specified name and ID badges.