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Live-in Care Worker

Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom, GBP 540 per week £0.40p Per mile to and from careers house to the clients, Employed (PAYE)

Posted: 6 days ago

Private Employer

Description

We are currently looking for experienced Live-In Carers to be based in Reading and the surrounding areas.

The role will involve:

  • Providing companionship and conversation
  • Shopping
  • Meal preparation and cooking
  • Joining and assisting in hobbies or crafts
  • Light domestic tasks and general household duties
  • Accompanying clients to appointments
  • Driving clients to desired places
  • Communicating with family, friends and other healthcare professionals on their behalf
  • Assisting a client to get up, dressed and preparing them for the day
  • Washing, bathing, showering, oral care, shaving
  • Assisting clients to go to bed, including undressing and washing
  • Toileting including assisting with the use of a commode
  • Continence management
  • Assistance with eating
  • Assisting with prescribed medication
  • Use of moving and handling equipment (after training) if a client is unable to mobilise on their own.
  • Working closely with other care professionals such as District Nurses and GPs
  • Be reliable and understand the necessity of not letting the client, colleagues or the Company down at short notice and leaving clients vulnerable.
  • Recording and reporting; to write and maintain accurate records of care on a daily basis.
  • To accurately complete Medication Administration Records (MAR charts) in accordance with policies and procedures where this is part of the care plan (once fully trained).
  • To report to the Line Manager if there are any changes or causes of concern in a client’s condition.
  • Providing support and encouragement to empower the client to lead an independent lifestyle

 

What are the benefits to working for us?

  • Pay for 1 week (7 days) live-in or respite care is £540

  • Employee benefits scheme following successful completion of probationary period, including: Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), NHS Top-Up health cash plan and value added discounts.

  • Uniform and ID badge provide

 

Would you like to work for an employer where you will feel valued and rewarded and part of a great team? Then we would love to hear from you!  

 

Please contact us on 0118 932 3865 or via email: jack.cheshire@q1care.co.uk

 

 

Job Details

Care
As soon as possible
Full Time
Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Employed (PAYE)
GBP 540 per week, £0.40p Per mile to and from careers house to the clients

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