Care Assistant

Leverage Consulting Limited
£8 - £8.50/hour
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Care Assistant Job Description


· To look after the physical, emotional, cultural and social needs of the Clients using a personal centred approach

· To observe and promote the Client’s choice, independence, dignity, privacy, fulfilment and other rights

· To create and maintain good professional relationships with Clients, their family and friends and other stakeholders

· To actively support other Care Workers


Care provision

· To provide personal care and support to Clients with a wide range of needs, illnesses and disabilities

· 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 the least intrusive way

· To encourage the independence and motivation of the Client and not foster dependent behaviour

· To provide input into the care and support plans of Clients by regularly feeding back to the Field

Care Supervisor

· To assist Clients getting up in the morning and going to bed at night

· To assist Clients to wash, bath and shower

· To assist Clients to dress and undress

· To assist Clients to look after their skin, teeth, hair and nails

· To assist Clients with toileting, continence management and personal hygiene

· To prepare food and drink for the Client, being aware of the Client’s choice, likes/dislikes, nutritional needs and cultural requirements

· To use manual handling equipment safely and correctly

· To take responsibility for the safe handling of property and equipment belonging to the Client

· To maintain good communication and develop effective working relationships with Clients

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


Independence, Flexibility, Manual Handling ,Verbal Communication, Health and Safety, SOVA, Food Hygiene. Infection Control, COSHH, NVQ Level 2, NVQ Level 3