Care Worker

£10.10 hourly
  • J24 Resourcing
  • East Midlands, UK
  • Jun 09, 2022
Full time Health Care Assistant

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Care Worker

ACCOUNTABLE TO: Senior Worker/Team Leader

JOB DESCRIPTION

  1. To conform to all Policies and Procedures laid down by the Organisation detailed within the Company’s employee handbook and Health & Safety handbook in respect of carrying out these Care Duties and in other administrative aspects of the business, as relevant.
  2. To participate as directed by the Care Services Manager / Supervisor in Induction Training and regular In-service Training programmes.
  3. To maintain accurate, concise and timely records of service user care, diary sheets and time sheets.
  4. To participate in Staff, Team and Quality Management Review Meetings as directed by the Care Services Manager / Supervisor.
  5. To report back to the Care Services Manager / Supervisor on any aspect of service user care which he / she feels warrants investigation or urgent action.
  6. To participate in reviews of service users’ Care Plans as required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. To provide a Service of Care to service users to enable them to lead as independent a lifestyle as possible. This Care Service will involve a programme of personal care and household management that is personalised for each service user in the form of a Care Plan. Care duties will therefore include assisting the service user with the following activities and in so doing will at all times observe and respect the service users’s dignity, privacy and independence as far as practical:

 

1.1 Personal Care:

  •  Dressing and undressing / preparing the service user for Day Care or trips out.
  •  Washing / bathing / showering / shaving / grooming / cleaning teeth.
  •  Hair care (washing / brushing).
  •  Nail care (fingernails only).
  •  Toileting and all aspects of personal hygiene.
  •  Continence management.
  •  Care of pressure sores (under appropriate nursing supervision).
  •  Getting in and out of bed.
  •  Assisting with the use of Aids to Daily Living / Rehabilitation Aids, as required.
  •  Helping with rehabilitation programmes, as prescribed by Healthcare professionals.
  •  Day / evening / night sitting services, as required.

 

1.2 Healthcare:

  • assisting the service user to take prescribed medication.

1.3 Dietary Care:

  • Preparation of snacks and meals according to the service user’s likes / dislikes.
  • Assisting with feeding, as required.

1.4 Domestic / Household Services:

  • General cleaning duties, to include cleaning / dusting / vacuuming / polishing.
  • Bed-making.
    · Clearing refuse and rubbish.
    · Laundering / Hand-washing / Ironing / Light needlework, as required.

1.5 Personal services:

  •  Assistance with personal finances, to include paying bills, collecting pensions.
  •  Personal planning (birthdays / anniversaries etc)

 

Specialty

Health Care Assistants

Hours per week

Full Time

Client

J24 Resourcing