Social Care

Care and Support Worker

  • Croydon Area
  • £9.00 - £16.83
  • Caremark
  • 30-34 hours per week

THE COMPANY

Caremark is an established and highly regarded home care provider offering domiciliary care, personal support, home help and companionship services. Our work focuses on caring individually for people like you or your loved one, in the way that you would wish - with personalised, professional services, provided in a friendly, helpful and considerate way.

THE ROLE

The purpose of this role is to share with other staff in meeting the personal care and support needs of customers 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.

 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • 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 clients 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 light meals, clearing away and washing up.
  • To read and write reports and be involved in clients’ reviews and training activities.
  • 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 wherever possible

THE CANDIDATE

  • Experience is not essential as training will be provided
  • Self-motivated & well organised.
  • Flexible
  • Caring & sensitive to the needs of others.
  • Ability to use own initiative.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.

OTHER INFORMATION

Apply below today or contact Oscar on 0208 604 7471

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