Home Support Worker

  • Salary:
    £7.50 - £8.50 / Hourly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 years ago
  • Category:
    Home Care
  • Deadline:
    Open

Overview

We are looking for caring and dedicated individuals to join our expanding domiciliary care company based in Mosborough and covers the Sheffield/Dronfield area of S2, S12, S13, S20 and S18. We have two contract’s available: 18 hours and 24 hours.


Your duties

  • To assist service users who need help with getting up in the morning, dressing, undressing, washing, bathing and the toilet.
  • To help service users with mobility problems and other physical disabilities, including incontinence and help in use and care of aids and personal equipment.
  • To care for service users who are temporarily sick and needing, for example, minor dressings, bed nursing, help with feeding, etc.
  • To help care for service users who are dying.
  • To help in the promotion of mental and physical activity of service users through talking to them, taking them out, sharing with them in activities such as reading, writing, hobbies and recreations.
  • To make and change beds; tidy rooms; do light cleaning and empty commodes.
  • Serve meals; feed service users who need help; prepare light meals and wash up.
  • To perform such other duties as may reasonably be required.
  • To comply with the Excell Home Care’s policies and procedures at all times.
  • To report to the Registered Manager any significant changes in the health or circumstances of a service user.
  • To encourage service users to remain as independent as possible.
  • To ensure that home file records are maintained.
  • To carry out duties in accordance with the Personal Service User plan (care plan).
  • To complete medication record if applicable.
  • To complete mileage record in order that mileage allowance can be paid.
  • To complete accident/incident form in the event of an accident/incident.
  • To undertake required training.

Requirements

  • A good communicator
  • A full UK driving licence
  • All staff are required to respect the confidentiality of all matters that they might learn in the course of their employment. All staff are expected to respect the requirements under the Data Protection Act 1998 .
  • All staff must ensure that they are aware of their responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.
  • Experience is beneficial but not necessarily essential for the right candidate.

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