Care Assistant

Recruiter
Leverage Consulting Limited
Location
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Salary
£7.70 - £8.50/hour
Posted
19 Jul 2017
Closes
17 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Care Assistant Job Description

JOB PURPOSE

· 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

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

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

Skills/Qualifications:

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