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2018-01-22 Home Care Job Title: Domiciliary Care Assistant (Part Time)
Job Setting: Clients Home
Job Role: Carer / Support Worker
Date Posted: 23 Dec 2017
Job Location: Hornchurch , London
Salary: £8.00 to £10.25 per hour Premium hourly rates and additional mileage pay
Hours: Part Time
Contact Name: Andrea Gosling
Everyone at Radfield works to our Company Core Values and these serve as daily reminders to everyone as to how we treat our clients and each other. We are looking for individuals who will fit into our company culture, we are not necessarily seeking the most experienced or well-trained person as these skills can be taught - but being just the right type of person with the right values to be apart of our amazing team.
We are a Family | At Radfield Home Care we care about all of our people, and believe passionately that by treating our carers as a trusted family we can empower them to treat our clients with the same warmth and respect.
We are Proud to Care | We're proud to stand out for the right reasons, to help each and every one of our employees reach their potential, and we're proud of the fact that at Radfield, we're always pushing for the very best.
We are on Your Side | We believe in looking after people and empowering them to live their own unique lives to the full. We understand, listen, and act as caring advocates, to uphold wishes and ensure wellbeing.
Driving licence and use of own car
Able to work every other weekend
Hold a current or willing to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
WHAT WE OFFER:
Premium hourly rates and additional mileage pay
5.6 weeks' paid holiday per annum
Access to first class induction training and a commitment to continuous learning, development and support
Workplace Pension Scheme and sick pay scheme
Monthly data allowance
Star of the month rewards
Opportunity to make a difference in the local communities of Upminster, Romford, Hornchurch and Brentwood
Opportunity to be part of the respected, trusted and high-quality Radfield home care brand and a chance to be part of a values based family business
To share with other staff in meeting the personal care needs of our clients in a way that respects their dignity and promotes independence. The nature of care we expect you to provide is similar to that given by members of our clients own family and will not involve tasks that a trained nurse would normally provide
Providing personal care to clients
To help clients with mobility problems and other physical disabilities including incontinence and to use and look after aids and personal equipment
To provide our clients with companionship care when required
To care for clients who are temporarily sick and may need assistance with minor dressings, bed nursing, help with feeding, toileting etc
To help provide end of life care
To help promote the mental and physical wellbeing of our clients by talking to them, taking them out, reading and writing and helping them to participate in their hobbies and recreations
To undertake light household tasks, for example, making and changing beds, tidying rooms, light cleaning such as dusting and vacuuming and emptying commodes.
To assist with the washing and ironing of clothes if requested
To prepare and serve meals; assist clients with eating and drinking; wash up, tidy and clean the kitchen and dining area
To greet visitors and answer the telephone as needed whilst at the client's home
To read and write reports, and take part in staff and clients meetings and training activities as directed
To maintain the highest standards of hygiene at all times and use personal protective equipment provided
Report any illness to the office so that correct infection prevention and control procedures can be followed
To comply with the agency's guidelines and policies at all times.
To report to the office any significant changes in the health or circumstances of a client
To encourage clients to remain as independent as possible
To report to the office immediately any events or situations that may pose a risk to our clients, their relatives or staff members. For example a faulty piece of equipment or broken step in a client's home
To help promote the agency with marketing which may include leafleting
To come into the office at least once a week to collect and bring in client paperwork and to collect your rota and client information
To perform such other duties as may reasonably be required