Experienced Carer

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2018-03-24 Care Homes Job Title: Experienced Carer

Job Setting: Clients Home

Job Role: Live-in Carer

Date Posted: 21 Feb 2018

Job Location: Newham , London

Salary: £7.50 to £9.00 per hour

Hours: Full Time or Part Time


Job Reference: LHC02


Responsible for supporting service users with all aspects of personal care, food and medication tasks so that they may continue to live independently in their homes and communities.


  • Contributing to the health, safety and welfare of individuals
  • Providing care to service users in their own homes, promoting independence and well-being
  • Helping service users with all aspects of personal care tasks such as grooming, food preparation and dressing
  • Encouraging and respecting and promoting service user's personal choices
  • Assisting with catheter and stoma care
  • Assisting with prescribed medication
  • Looking out for signs of physical or mental deterioration in a service user
  • Identifying the need for and ordering mobility/disability aids
  • Liaising with other healthcare professionals such as District Nurses, Physiotherapy and GPs
  • Accurately reporting and recording in the service user's individual care plan
  • To ensure that services are maintained and delivered in accordance with Legislation, Statutory Requirements and the Policies and Procedures of the Company.
  • To report and record accurately appropriate information relating to service users and the general operation of the service.
  • To actively participate in induction and ongoing training and development in accordance with the Company’s Policies and with due regard to Health and Safety requirements.
  • To support colleagues in complying with the requirements of the Care Principles.
  • As directed: to assist with regular audits of medication ensuring that company policy is being followed, any irregularities are being recorded and reported and all medications and preparations are within date.
  • To fulfil administrative tasks to standards agreed from time to time.


  • Minimum of NVQ level 2 in health and social care

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