Social Care

Domicilary Care Worker

  • Croydon
  • £8.72
  • Classique Care

THE COMPANY

Our mission is to deliver the highest quality services to meet the needs of individual clients to improve and sustain their quality of life. We achieve this by promoting a standard of excellence, which embraces fundamental principles of Good Care Practice that is witnessed and evaluated through the practice, conduct and control of quality care in the domestic environment as well as ensure that the service is delivered flexibly, attentively and in a non-discriminatory fashion.

THE ROLE

To enable and / or assist individuals to remain in the community, to be supported and maintained safely in their own homes and thereby enhance the quality of life. Helping your service user to maintain relationships with neighbours, the neighbourhood and familiar activities and surroundings, providing social contact, especially for service users who live alone

 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • To visit nominated Service Users, at times directed by the Care Coordinators and management
  • . Personal Care (only where specified on the care plan and subject to appropriate review):
  • Assist Service Users in (un) dressing, care of aids and personal equipment (hearing aids, glasses, dentures, prosthesis, etc).
  • Assist Service Users in all aspects of personal hygiene, i.e. washing, shaving, showering etc.
  • Assist Service Users in feeding.
  • Where directed, maintain cleanliness of Service Users home, to meet with health and safety requirements.
  • Participate in Classique Care Service’s Electronic Call Monitoring system as appropriate

THE CANDIDATE

Desirable

  • NVQ Level 2 Health and Social Care.
  • Have an understanding of the relevant Health and Safety Legislation for Movement and Handling.
  • Previous experience working in Homecare settin
  • Understanding elderly health issues 

Essential Qualities

  • Working with the elderly (formal or informal) desirable.
  • Ability to handle emergency situations.
  • Effective verbal communication.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Basic numeracy and literary skills

OTHER INFORMATION

Full and Part time roles available. Employer can be flexible in terms of hours worked.

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