Care Assistant

2018-06-09 Care Homes Job Title: Care Assistant

Job Setting: Clients Home

Job Role: Carer / Support Worker

Date Posted: 10 May 2018

Job Location: Southampton , Hampshire

Salary: £9.00 to £10.00 per hour mileage allowance

Hours: Full Time or Part Time

Contact Name: Sarah Vaughan / Minesh Patel

Job Reference: Caremark Southampton

Description

Principal responsibilities

  • To assist clients who need help getting up and going to bed in the morning and evenings, including dressing and undressing, washing, bathing and going to the toilet.

  • To help clients with their mobility and with any physical disabilities, including incontinence and use of personal aids and equipment.

  • To care for clients who are temporarily sick and need bed nursing and help with feeding etc.

  • To provide care and support for clients who are terminally ill.

  • To help in the promotion of mental and physical activities of clients through talking, outings, reading, writing, hobbies and recreations.

  • To make and change beds, light cleaning, emptying commodes and general tidying.

  • To inspect, launder and mend clients’ clothes.

  • To set tables and trays, prepare and serve light meals, clearing away and washing up.

  • To read and write reports and be involved in clients’ 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 client.

  • To encourage the independence of clients wherever possible.

     

    Personal attributes

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

  • Self motivated & well organised.

  • Flexible.

  • Caring & sensitive to the needs of others.

  • Ability to use own initiative.

  • Ability to communicate effectively.

     

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Full Training given
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