Healthcare Assistant/Support Worker

Shifts and Schedule: Day, Night, and Weekend shifts available

Job Description

  1. Duties: Responsibilities will vary based on the specific client and level of care required.
    These may include:
    • Providing direct care and support to individuals in need, assisting with daily activities such as bathing, grooming, oral hygiene, and dressing.
    • Assisting with meal preparation and feeding.
    • Administering prescribed medications.
    • Assisting with mobility and transfers using approved techniques and equipment.
    • Offering companionship and emotional support to clients.
    • Performing light housekeeping tasks, including laundry and tidying living spaces.
    • Communicating effectively with clients, their families, and healthcare team members.
    • Following instructions and working independently or as part of a team.
    • Encouraging clients to make the most of their day through activities such as shopping and housekeeping.
    • Accompanying clients to appointments, shopping trips, or outings.
    • Assisting with toileting and continence care.
    • Observing, monitoring, and maintaining accurate records.
    • Monitoring clients’ health status.
    • Documenting and reporting to appropriate leads.
  2. Person Specification
    • Experience:
      Previous experience as a care worker or formal carer working with adults.
      Caring, kind, reliable, patient, and compassionate.
      100% committed to improving the quality of life for vulnerable individuals.

      Willingness to pursue an NVQ qualification.

      Evidence of lone working and excellent time management skills.
      Ability to prioritise work effectively.
      Strong written and verbal communication skills.

      Competence in clinical procedures and observations.
  3. Progression Opportunities:
    • Opportunity for progression to Senior Carer, Team Leader, or Care Coordinator roles.
  4. Disclosure and Barring Service Check:
    • Please note that this position is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975. As a result, it will be necessary to submit a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to verify any previous criminal convictions.
  5. Minimum Requirements:
    • GCSE or equivalent qualification.
    • Minimum of 6 months of experience in the health and care industry.
    • DBS Clearance.
    • Two written professional references.
    • Evidence of relevant qualifications and training.
    • Right to work.
    • National Insurance documentation (NI card, P45, or P60).
    • Must be over 18 years of age.

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