Care and Support Worker

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2018-01-28 Care Homes Job Title: Care and Support Worker

Job Setting: Clients Home

Job Role: Carer / Support Worker

Date Posted: 29 Dec 2017

Job Location: Alcester , Warwickshire

Salary: £8.48 to £11.22 per hour

Hours: Full Time or Part Time

Contact Name: Caremark Redditch and Bromsgrove

Job Reference: Home care

Description

Job Summary

MALE & FEMALE CARERS WANTED

Want to make a change in your community?

Why not be a care and support worker and make a difference in people’s lives.

Here at Caremark, we are looking for compassionate people to provide care for adults all ages in the community.

Summary of role

To encourage the independence of customers wherever possible.

To share with other staff in meeting the personal care and support needs of customers in a way that respects the dignity of the individual and promotes their independence. The care and support provided by Care and Support Workers is expected to include support that would reasonably be given by members of the customer’s family and is not to include tasks that would normally be undertaken by a trained nurse.

Responsibilities and Duties

Principal responsibilities

Here at Caremark, we provide Domiciliary care, To assist customers with personal care this includes supporting customer out of bed in the morning and helping our customers to bed in the evenings, including dressing and undressing, washing, bathing and going to the toilet.

To help customers with their mobility and with any physical disabilities, including incontinence and use of personal aids and equipment. To care for customers who are temporarily sick and need bed nursing and help with feeding etc. To help in the promotion of mental and physical activities of customers through talking, outings, reading, writing, hobbies and recreations.

Domestic tasks include making and change beds, light cleaning, emptying commodes and general tidying, including laundry duties.

Nutrition care includes preparing and serving our customers meals of their choice

To read and write reports and be involved in customers’ reviews and training activities.

To adhere to all Caremark’s policies and procedures at all times. To report either to the Field Care Supervisor or Care Manager any significant changes in the health or circumstances of a customer.

Qualifications and Skills

Personal requirements for care and support work

It is considered essential that Care and Support Workers possess the following qualities:

  • Right to work within the UK
  • Compassionate
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Patience and understanding
  • Kind and caring
  • Full UK Valid Driving license with access to a car

Experience required

No experience necessary. If you meet all personal requirements we provide full training for you. Caremark is a well-established company that provides care all over the UK; We are the mark of excellent care. We’ve have been providing and recruiting Outstanding carers for many years.

We provide full time and flexible hours to work around you

 

Skills/Qualifications:

  • No experience required
  • Full Training provided

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