Community Care Support Worker

Platinum Recruitment Agency
Colchester, Essex
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Platinum Recruitment Agency are looking for Community Care and Support Workers throughout Essex

Colchester, Chelmsford, Basildon & Harlow

To visit clients in their own homes at various times during the day providing a range of personal, domestic, social and emotional care and support tasks which enable clients to remain living in their own homes.

Providing a flexible and client orientated service according to individual requirements.

Personal Care Tasks Assistance/Supervision with;
Getting out of and back into bed
Full Personal and Oral Hygiene
Continence requirements including use of toilet and/or commode
Dressing and undressing
Moving about inside the home,
Transfers using relevant equipment and training procedures
Management of prescribed medication Domestic Care Tasks Assistance/Supervision with;
Maintaining general housekeeping (including household refuse)
Domestic laundry.
Changing and making of beds
Preparing simple meals (assisting to eat only if necessary)
Shopping, pension and medication collection

Social and Emotional Care Tasks Assistance/Supervision with;
Social support, motivation and encouragement
Liaison with family, friends and other health care professionals as agreed with the client
Household administration, paying bills, filling out forms.
Letter writing and reading
Encouraging the continuation of hobbies and social activities
Care of pets and guide dogs as specified in the care plan and only when client is in attendance Household emergencies.

Shifts to suit your lifestyle, you will be required to work alternative weekends,
£9.00 per hour, from start of shift to end of shift, 20p per mile.

Experience an advantage, however if you would like to have a career in Social Care full training will be provided.

Position will be offered subject to a Disclosure check and references