Belgravia, London, United Kingdom, Employed (PAYE)
Posted: 4 days ago
An exciting opportunity has arisen with Belgravia for Live-In Carers to join our expanding company to work with our clients inc Central London and surrounding areas. We would like you to help us drive up quality in supporting people within their own homes in all aspects of their daily lives.
Full training will be provided.
Meals inclusive with pay
Working pattern: 2weeks on and 2 weeks off
Working Environment: Client home setting
As a Live-In Carer your duties will be to:
Perform duties as assigned on the clients Care Plan.
Assist the client in undertaking activities of daily living by providing any of the Care Your Way approved personal care activities including, but not limited to: bathing, dressing, toileting, grooming, oral hygiene.
Provide for a clean, safe, and healthy environment for clients and family members.
Undertakes light housekeeping tasks including laundering of client’s clothing, bed linen and changing the bed.
Assist in meeting nutritional needs by providing meal planning, meal preparation, grocery shopping, washing dishes, and kitchen clean up.
Observe and report any changes in the client’s mental, physical, or emotional condition or home situation to immediate supervisor in a timely manner.
Establish and maintain effective communication and a professional relationship with clients, family members, and co-workers.
Participate in in-service and continuing education and training programs, staff meetings, and client conferences as requested by immediate supervisor.
Complete required documentation on a daily basis in a timely manner according to policy.
Maintain confidentiality regarding client information.
Other reasonable related duties as assigned.
Report signs of, or concerns about, potential abuse to the office in a timely manner.
An ideal Live-In Carer will hold the following skills and experiences:
Must demonstrate satisfactory completion of the Skills for Care Induction and foundation courses or an NVQ in Health and Social Care, or any other written evidence of relevant training achieved.
Live In Companion/caregivers do require a genuine passion to help other people and must possess high moral standards of honesty and integrity.
Must meet or exceed minimum qualifications for each of the following background checks: Criminal Background Investigation. Professional and personal reference check. Must fulfil assignments with reliability and punctuality and having own car is an advantage but not essential.
Must satisfactorily complete Care Your Way induction and orientation program.
Will attend mandatory training on Moving and Handling, Emergency First Aid and Medication.
Must accept responsibility for learning and adhering to Care Your Way policies and procedures as issued in the staff handbook and as advised additionally from time to time, be able to function in the home setting with minimal direct supervision and maintain satisfactory relationships with administrative staff, clients, and family members.
Must be able to read and follow written instructions as set out in the care plan as well the ability to record and document services provided and medications given ( if any).