SUPPORT WORKER - Care Home

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Recruiter
TRB Exec
Location
Woking, Surrey
Salary
£8.25 - £10/hour Dependant on experience
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is a successful, forward thinking care home for people with intellectual and physical disabilities. They have an established reputation for delivering high quality support to vulnerable people, and are looking for support workers to join their team.

This Role involves delivering care and developing warm and trusting relationships with the residents.

Ideal Candidate: You will have excellent listening and communication skills. be enthusiastic and passionate about working in this environment. You will hold a valid driver’s licence and be confident driving another vehicle. Be able to work as part of a team to deliver high quality support services. Need to demonstrate a good standard of written, Verbal and numeric skills, as well as good basic IT skills.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

To look after the physical, emotional, cultural and social needs of the Clients using a person-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
To adhere to all regulatory and statutory obligations and Caring Hand’s policies, procedures and guidelines
To actively market Caring Hands and promote a positive, personal and professional profile, ensuring the good reputation of Caring Hands at all times
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 assist Clients with their medication at the agreed level of support and as detailed in their Medication Care Needs Assessment
To prepare food and drink for the Client, being aware of the Client’s choice, likes/dislikes, nutritional needs and cultural requirements
To provide light general household domestic duties, including housework and laundry, as detailed in the care plan or instructed by Management
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
To help the Client to maintain contact with their family and friends
To accompany the Client on trips into the community
To assist the Client to manage their personal affairs
To ensure as safe as possible the living environment for the Client, whilst respecting the Client’s choice and rights
Recording and Reporting

To maintain detailed accurate records in respect of care and medication support given and tasks undertaken
To regularly read care and support plans, acknowledging changes
To protect the confidentiality of all information relating to the Client and not divulge information to anyone who is not authorised to receive it
To promptly report to the office or Out of Hours Care Coordinator any issues concerning the care, support, well being or behaviour of the Client and update records accordingly
To continue to monitor where concerns have been reported and recorded
To recognise the signs of abuse and immediately report abuse or suspected abuse to a Manager
To report any complaints to the office or Out of Hours Care Coordinator