Berkshire, United Kingdom, GBP 500 per week,
Loving Angels Care is recruiting a Live-in carer for a client in Bracknell, Berkshire to start immediately.
Experience with dementia and learning disability service users is essential.
Live-in Care workers are employed to work with service users on a 24 hour basis to provide care and support to the service user as detailed specifically in the care plan provided for that particular service user.
The role of the care worker is to meet the service user’s needs and to ensure they are supported as detailed in their care plan ensuring at all times that their privacy, dignity and independence are maintained.
This will include not only assisting with the service user’s personal care needs but also their social welfare.
The role may include shopping, cooking and will include housekeeping duties.
The aim of 24-hour live-in care is to enable service users to remain in their homes with as muchIndependence as possible, carrying out the tasks in a professional, discreet and caring manner whilst respecting the service users’ dignity, privacy, property and confidentiality.
Live-in Care workers responsibilities:
To ensure that all duties directed by the Registered Manager and detailed in the Care Plan are carried out in full.
To work closely with service user/service user representative in ensuring that care needs are met.
To support and assist the service user in maintaining a high standard of cleanliness and personal hygiene at all times and in a respectful and dignified manner. This could include assisting with toileting, washing, catheter care or change and ensuring the toilet/commode/bath etc. arealways clean.
To ensure the service user is always comfortable, particularly if they require moving and handling.
Prepare meals and refreshments in accordance with the requests and dietary needs of the service user.
To ensure the service user’s home is always clean and tidy and that household chores such as cleaning, washing, vacuum cleaning, dusting etc. are done regularly and in accordance with the CarePlan.
To inform the Registered Manager immediately in regards to any emergency situations, or ifthe service user experiences a noticeable change in their behaviour or care needs.
To work supportively and pro-actively alongside GP’s, nurses, physiotherapists and any otherprofessionals involved in the care and wellbeing of the service user.
Maintain awareness of their role in providing assistance, guidance and support to the service user,allowing them to remain as independent as possible.
To inform the Registered Manager if there is any suspicion of abuse from anyone towards theservice user.
Live-in care worker is required to:
1. Keep attendance records and all other relevant documentation up to date, ensuring allinformation is recorded accurately on a daily basis and retained in accordance with the DataProtection Act. To ensure that all tasks carried out for the service user is documented on theattendance sheets.
2. Record all monetary transactions on the financial transactions book provided by service users, giving all receipts to theservice user, or relevant family contact. This includes any shopping undertaken on behalf of theservice user.
3. Ensure all financial bills (i.e. gas, electricity etc.) are dealt with in accordance to the instructionswritten in the care plan if any.
4. Ensure that when taking time off a proper handover should be written down in the LovingAngels Handover book and signed by both the Live-in Care worker and the cover Live-in Care worker.
Send your CV’s to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01344 392771