Domiciliary Care Assistant/ Health Care Assistant

Holistic Recruiters
Walthamstow, Greater London
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you like caring for people and making a positive difference in their lives? If yes, this could be the ideal job for you.
We have an interesting role for a rewarding career as a domiciliary care assistant to join our organisation. You should have a friendly and caring attitude to understand and respect people who need healthcare support. To enable and assist individuals to remain in the community, to be supported and maintained safely in their own homes and thereby enhance the quality of life.

The ideal candidate will also encourage service user’s individuality and independence. Help the service user to maintain relationships with neighbors, the neighborhood and familiar activities and surroundings, providing social contact, especially for service users who live alone.
Work as part of team with other care workers and professionals to provide care for the service user and being the face of ‘care in the community’ and acting as our representative
Previous experience and/or qualifications in care would be an added advantage but, to candidates interested in this role, training will be provided
Duties includes but not limited to the list below;

- Providing personal care to service users
- Follow verbal and written instructions and procedures
- Serving food or helping to feed service users
- Making and changing beds
- Turning patients who are confined to bed to avoid pressure sores
- Helping patients to move around if they find it difficult
- Providing Personal Care which could involve toileting
- Making sure the ward or patients homes are tidy
- Keeping supplies and equipment in order
- Monitoring patient’s conditions by recording their temperature, pulse, respirations and weight

Your day-to-day work may include using mobility aids and equipment to help lift and move patients.
Start Date: As soon as possible