Salary: £9.30 per hour
Must have a full UK Driving License and access to own car.
Under the supervision of the Agency manager or other competent person assists in the safe and efficient delivery of personal, practical and social care to the Agency’s clients. Home care workers are employed to work with clients to provide care and support which Is detailed in the client’s personal care plan. The carers role may also include Administering or Prompting Medication, Preparing Meals, Some light household duties. The carer must undertake these tasks respecting the clients Dignity, Privacy, choice and Property at all times
Key Personal Responsibilities
• Carrying out duties at all times in a manner consistent with the code of conduct issued by the General Social Care Council and which specifically protects and promotes the independence, dignity and respect of the client;
• Protecting the confidentiality of all information relating to a client, or a client’s family, and not divulging such information to anyone who is not authorised to receive it;
• Carrying out duties at all times in a courteous, caring and sympathetic manner;
• Carrying out duties at all times in a manner which has appropriate regard to the health, safety and welfare of both themselves and others and reports to the client, Agency Manager (or other Competent Person) any equipment that is, or is thought to be, not in good working order;
• Working with, and communicating information about the condition (or change in condition) and welfare of clients to relatives and carers, other agencies and professionals, such as District Nurses, GP’s, involved in the care process, in a responsive, timely and appropriate fashion;
• Respecting the beliefs and dignity of the clients and their relatives at all times
• Being conversant with Agency policies, e.g. health and safety, administration of medicines, confidentiality, Whistleblowing, Safeguarding etc.;
• Reporting any complaints, accidents, problems or untoward occurrences to a competent person;
• Participation in ongoing staff training, including NVQ in Care, health and safety, manual handling, etc. Attend staff meetings,Supervisions,Appraisals reviews and development days
• Keeping the Agency informed of any change in circumstances which may impact his/her employment, including any new offences (including motoring offences) for which he/she may have been cautioned, reprimanded or convicted.