Care Assistant (Radfield Home Care)

2018-06-02 Care Homes Job Title: Care Assistant (Radfield Home Care)

Job Setting: Clients Home

Job Role: Carer / Support Worker

Date Posted: 03 May 2018

Job Location: Battle , East Sussex

Salary: £9.00 to £10.00 per hour Includes PLUS paid mileage, PLUS paid training.

Hours: Full Time or Part Time

Contact Name: Samuel Holmes

Job Reference: ref homecare.co.uk HAR

Description

We are currently looking for candidates who have some experience in a caring role and who are compassionate toward older people.

The Care Certificate is desirable

Radfield Home Care specialises in the care of older people in the community. We provide a reliable, individually tailored service which promotes independence and enables people to continue living at home.

Car driver is essential as you will be required to deliver care across Hasting and Rother.

Enhanced DBS Check will be carried out on successful candidates prior to commencing work.

Radfield Home Care values its care staff and offers a career which includes a comprehensive induction, ongoing training and personal development. We also provide regular supervision together with practical and emotional support to ensure our high standards are maintained.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure the highest possible levels of care are delivered and maintained at all times
  • To undertake all duties in accordance with the policies and procedures of Radfield Home Care.
  • Duties will include aspects of personal care to allow our clients to maintain their personal hygiene and appearance.
  • Assisting in the preparation of meals, drink and snacks. Enable people who use our services to remain as independent as possible with this task.
  • To provide assistance with practical activities of daily living which can include cleaning and maintaining environment, shopping, laundry and banking.
  • To assist clients with medication as identified in their care plan.
  • Participate in team meetings, staff events, attend training provided by the company and reviews as required.
  • To work in accordance with the weekly work schedule and maintain client records which includes the completion of MAR Charts.
  • To build meaningful relationships with clients and provide emotional support. Also, support people find ways of maintaining contact with friends and family and others members of the local community.
  • Demonstrate safe moving and handling of clients and their physical abilities and mobility.
  • Act on own initiative and respect client wishes and requests.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Twelve months experience of working in a caring environment
  • A warm and friendly personality
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to support others and leadership skills.
  • Willingness to develop new skills (to NVQ 3 or equivalent).

Benefits

  • Paid travel time of £1.25 per visit.
  • Free Uniform
  • Flexible shifts according to your availability.
  • Ongoing training and personal development
  • Opportunity to work for a company which values its carers

Skills/Qualifications:

  • No care experience necessary
  • Driving Licence
  • Kindness
  • Dedication
  • Respect
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