Domestic Support Worker

Recruiter
Hagleys
Location
Birmingham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Sep 2019
Closes
28 Sep 2019
Ref
1237048634
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are currently recruiting a Domiciliary Care Assistant to provide care and support to service users within their own homes in the Birmingham area.

POSITION: DOMICILIARY CARE WORKER

MUST- Be able to provide personal care to both Male and Female clients.
  • Own transport is Desirable but not Essential.
  • Experience preferred but not essential as full training can be provided
  • All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
  • Salary: £7.50-£10.50 p/h depending on experience

Purpose of Position
  • To enable and / or assist individuals to remain in the community, to be supported and maintained safely in their own homes and thereby enhance their quality of life.
  • To enable the service user's individuality and independence
  • Assisting other care workers and professionals to provide care for the service user

Some of the main Responsibilities

Visitingnominated Service Users, at times directed by the Care Coordinator and management
  • Being particularly vigilant for signs of distress or anxiety in Service Users; any deterioration in their physical and /or mental health, or safety of the environment, and to report these as a matter of urgency to the Registered Manager or Coordinator in her absence
  • To carry out all tasks in a way that demonstrates respect for the privacy, dignity and value of all users, irrespective of severity or disability or personal circumstances

Personal Care(only where specified on the care plan and subject to appropriate review)
  • Assist Service Users in/out of bed, chairs, etc., using agreed procedures. Assist Service Users in turning, to relieve pressure areas
  • Assist Service Users in (un)dressing, care of aids and personal equipment (hearing aids, glasses, dentures, prosthesis, etc)
  • Assist Service Users in all aspects of personal hygiene, i.e. washing, shaving, showering etc.
  • Assist Service Users in feeding

Social duties
  • Actively encourage Service Users, according to their capabilities, to participate in all aspects of daily living activities
  • Develop and maintain personal contact with the Service User through talking and listening
  • Provide support as part of a caring team, liaising with informal carers, other agencies or professionals as necessary

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: £8.00 /hour

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/87640483

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