Position title
Domiciliary Care Worker
Description

Main Roles and Responsibilities

  • Ensure the highest possible levels of care provision are maintained at all times
  • To undertake all duties in accordance with the company policies and procedures
  • Liaise closely with the Registered Manager at all times, reporting any concerns, changes or difficulties regarding clients
  • Duties will include aspects of personal care to allow Clients to maintain their personal hygiene, appearance and physical comfort
  • Assisting in the preparation and making of meals, drink and snacks, enabling people who use our services to maintain a good level of nutrition and hydration
  • To provide assistance with other tasks of daily living which may include cleaning and maintaining the cleanliness of their environment, shopping, laundry and bill paying
  • To assist Clients to take medication as identified in their care plan and depending on the level of training received by the individual Carer.
  • Participate in team meetings, staff events, attend any training provided by the company and reviews as required
  • To work as part of a team with colleagues and work closely with other agencies involved with the Clients care for example District Nurses and contribute to the effectiveness of the wider team
  • To work in accordance with the weekly work schedule and maintain timely records such as communication sheets and MAR Charts in a clear, legible and professional manner
  • To provide social support, talking and listening to the Client, helping them to maintain contact with friends and family and other contacts in potentially isolating situations
  • To contribute to the safe moving and handling of Clients to maximise their physical abilities and mobility
  • Act on own initiative and exercise decision making skills, as far as possible and wherever appropriate and develop knowledge and good practice

Qualifications & Experience 

  • No experience required as a full induction and ongoing training will be provided
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Previous experience working in a Care role is desirable but not essential
  • Able to demonstrate good organisational and time management skills
  • Abilities, Skills & Behaviours
  • A genuine desire to make a positive difference to the lives of others with the ability to promote wellbeing through positive attitude and work practices
  • The ability to work on your own initiative and be a well-integrated team member.
  • Willingness to participate in continuing professional development
  • Flexible and positive approach to work patterns/schedules and business needs
  • Excellent punctuality, reliability and a strong desire to accomplish operational goals and objectives
  • Caring, friendly and empathetic approach to client group with the ability to build professional relationships
  • Ability to remain calm and collective in a difficult and pressurised situation
Employment Type
Permanent
Industry
Health and Social Care
Job Location
Bristol, South Gloucestershire
Base Salary
£Up to £9.50 per hour plus travel
Date posted
August 25, 2020
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Position: Domiciliary Care Worker

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