Job Details

Live-In Carer

Claygate, Surrey, United Kingdom, 625.00 - 650.00 Week, Permanent, Contract, Temporary, Part Time

Posted: 13 hours ago



Live-in Carer to start ASAP

Job Description:

To live in the clients home and support their daily living as assessed by Caremark. To meet the personal care and support needs of clients in a way that respects the dignity of the individual and promotes their independence. The care and support provided by Care and Support Workers is expected to include support that would reasonably be given by members of the client’s family and is not to include tasks that would normally be undertaken by a trained nurse.

Principal responsibilities

* To assist clients who need help getting up and going to bed in the morning and evenings, including dressing and undressing, washing, bathing and going to the toilet.

* To help clients with their mobility and with any physical disabilities, including incontinence and use of personal aids and equipment.

* To care for clients who are temporarily sick and need bed nursing and help with feeding etc.

* To provide care and support for clients who are terminally ill.

* To help in the promotion of mental and physical activities of customers through talking, outings, reading, writing, hobbies and recreations.

* To make and change beds, light cleaning, emptying commodes and general tidying.

* To inspect, launder and mend clients’ clothes.

* To set tables and trays, prepare and serve meals, clearing away and washing up.

* Supervision of safe food preparation and storage.

* To read and write reports and be involved in clients’ reviews as required.

* To adhere to all Caremark’s policies and procedures at all times.

* To report either to the Field Care Supervisor or Care Manager any significant changes in the health or circumstances of a client.

* To encourage the independence of clients.

* To liaise with professionals and other agencies as required.

* To undertake any working duties as required during the night as far as is reasonably practicable.

* To effectively communicate with other Care and Support Workers allocated to the client.

* To give emotional support as and when needed by the Client.

* Support with appointments and reminders.

* Support with medication and promoting the clients independence to self -administer.

* Support and liaise with the clients family/carers as directed by line management.

Personal attributes

It is considered essential that Care and Support Workers possess the following qualities:

* Self motivated & well organised.

* Flexible.

* Caring & sensitive to the needs of others.

* Ability to use own initiative.

* Ability to communicate effectively.

* Ability to promote anti-discriminatory practice and equality for all Clients.

* Ability to complete any required documentation within the service

* A Person Centred Approach

Job Details

Part Time
Claygate, Surrey, United Kingdom
Permanent, Contract, Temporary, Part Time
625.00 - 650.00 Week

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