Domiciliary Care Assistant (Part Time)

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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

Company:

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Salary: £8.00 to £10.25 per hour Premium hourly rates and additional mileage pay

Hours: Part Time

Contact Name: Andrea Gosling

Description

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.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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

  • Free uniform

  • 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

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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

Skills/Qualifications:

  • A good communicator
  • active team player
  • able to use your initiative
  • caring
  • patient
  • self motivated
  • organised
  • flexible
  • committed to helping improve the quality of life of vulnerable people
  • previous experience in the care profession desirable but not essential