Home Care Support Worker

2018-06-08 Care Homes Job Title: Home Care Support Worker

Job Setting: Clients Home

Job Role: Carer / Support Worker

Date Posted: 09 May 2018

Job Location: Sidcup , London

Salary: £9.00 to £9.50 per hour

Hours: Full Time or Part Time

Contact Name: Recruitment Dept

Job Reference: 001

Description

Community-Based Care Assistant

We are looking to recruit either Full or Part Time Community Support Workers / Care Assistants to support our clients in Sidcup, Bexley and the surrounding areas.

This role would be ideally suited for people with previous care experience who are owner drivers living locally to Sidcup. 

Ideal candidates should possess a professional, caring, reliable manner and a desire to make a difference.

This Care Assistant position is subject to special conditions:

  1. Flexible working, as evenings and weekend work is required
  2. DBS Check
  3. Full UK Driving Licence

What does the role involve?

As a Community Support Worker, you will be required to support our clients in their own homes with their daily living needs enabling them to remain safe and independent in their own homes.

Each client is individual and each person has different needs, you may need to support with some or all of the following:-

To provide personal care and support to clients with a wide range of needs, illness and disabilities

To assist clients to wash, bath or shower

To assist clients to dress and undress in the clothes of their choice

To know and understand the care and support of the client

To undertake the tasks detailed in the client's care and support plan using a person-centred approach and in a caring respective way

To encourage independence and motivation

To prepare food and drink for our clients, being aware of the clients choice, likes/dislikes allergies nutritional needs and cultural requirements

To provide companionship to the client, actively talking and listening to them about their interests

To provide light general household domestic duties

To provide input into the care and support plans of clients by regularly feeding back to your line manager

Maintain detailed accurate records in respect of care and medication support given and tasks undertaken

Sometimes you will be working with a colleague or on your own, depending on the client’s needs.

As you will be travelling from client to client you will need your own car

Why work for us?

  • We are a great team with excellent opportunities to progress
  • We actively promote from within so we can offer progression opportunities.
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Fully paid Induction training as well as on-going training
  • Free Uniform provided
  • Holiday Pay

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Caring
  • Flexible
  • Car Driver
  • Full Driving Licence
  • DBS
  • Level 2
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