Care Worker - Hertfordshire Area, Letchworth, Hitchen

Posted 6 February by Additional Resources Ltd
Care Worker - Hertfordshire Area, Letchworth, Hitchen

OVERSEAS CANDIDATES CONSIDERED

Salary: £9 per hour

JOB DESCRIPTION: CARE WORKER

Reports to: Care Manager / Supervisor

Summary of position

To support each customer to remain living in their own homes for as long as they require.

To provide each customer with a high quality of care, that is respectful, dignified and encourages independence whilst adhering to the customers care and support plan. Document and report all relevant customer care information.

Duties and responsibilities

To assist customers with all aspects of their personal care, including;

Showering and bathing;

Dressing and grooming;

Toileting and incontinence;

Teeth and dentures.

To assist customers with all aspects of medication, including;

Administration;

Prompting;

Reminding;

Communicating with the pharmacy and pick up;

Encouragement.

To assist customers with all aspects of their meal preparation, including;

Cooking and re-heating;

Preparing and serving of meals;

Preparing and clearing the table;

Safe storage and infection control;

Communicating with the customer and disposing of unsafe food.

To support customers in the use of aids and personal equipment, including;

Standing and walking frames;

Wheelchairs;

Manual and electric hoists;

Sliding sheets and moving boards;

Hearing aids and other physical aids.

To support customers with home management, including;

Vacuuming and sweeping;

Washing and storing the dishes;

Washing clothes and hanging them up;

Making beds and changing the linen;

Dusting and general tidying;

Answering the door and greeting visitors;

Answer emergency bells and the telephone.

To help in the promotion of a customer`s mental and physical activities, such as;

Communication and engagement;

Going out;

Reading, photo albums and writing;

Hobbies and recreations.

To document and report all relevant customer information, including;

Changes to a customer`s care;

This list is not exhaustive and from time to time you may be asked to undertake additional duties.

Additional Resources are an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Businesses Regulations 2003.

Required skills

  • Healthcare
  • Carer
  • Care Worker

Reference: 34413004

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