Social Care

Support Worker

  • Croydon Area
  • £9.15 - £10.20
  • Carepoint Services Ltd
  • 35-40 hours per week

THE COMPANY

Carepoint services is a privately owned Home care agency which offers 24 hour care for adults 18+

 

Care offered:

 

Cancer Care • Cleaning Service • Companionship • Dementia • Domestic Services / Home Help • Elderly Care • Food Preparation & Serving • High Dependency Care, two carers attending • Hospital Discharge • Laundry Service • Learning Disability • Medication Assistance • Mental Health Condition • Palliative Care • Personal Hygiene Care • Physical Disability • Respite cover • Shopping Service / Errands • Sit in Service

 

 

THE ROLE

It is the aim of Carepoint Services Ltd that as a Support Worker representing the company, you should provide the highest quality care to all services users in the comfort of their home, whilst respecting their dignity and promoting their independence. 

 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • To carry out all personal care duties (including bathing, toileting, grooming etc) in line with the individual service user care plan and adhere to any identified risk assessments (male and female)
  • To assist the service user with the safe prompting of medication
  • To be efficient with equipment such as hoists, wheelchairs, stair lifts and continence management etc
  • To provide detailed reports in the home
  • To continuously undertake ongoing training both in house and outside that is appropriate to your job and personal development
  • Observe and report (immediately) any changes with the service user’s health, changes in skin condition, bowel habits, urinary difficulties, respiratory difficulties, eating and drinking habits or unusual behaviour or condition

THE CANDIDATE

Requirements

  • No Qualifications needed as training will be provided.
  • To attend the care certificate training, specific training when provided, refresher training and QCF as and when directed

OTHER INFORMATION

  • 25p per mile for car drivers

To discuss this role, contact Oscar on 0208 604 7471 or at Oscar.Alexander@croydon.gov.uk

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