Care Assistant

CARE ASSISTANT / CARER / HEALTH CARE WORKER
LOCATION Farnborough, Aldershot, Camberley & Farnham
JOB HOURS Flexible contracts depending on the needs of the business 16 - 40 hours per week
Rate of pay is from £10 an hour weekday and weekend rate + 30 pence per mile for travelling.


DRIVERS ONLY - YOU NEED TO DRIVE YOUR OWN CAR FOR THIS JOB ROLE


JOB PURPOSE
, To look after the physical, emotional, cultural and social needs of the Clients using a person centred approach
, To observe and promote the Client's choice, independence, dignity, privacy, fulfilment and other rights
, To create and maintain good professional relationships with Clients, their family and friends and other professionals
, To actively support other Care Workers
, To adhere to all regulatory and statutory obligations and Goodwill and Hope policies, procedures and guidelines
, To actively market Goodwill and Hope and promote a positive, personal and professional profile, ensuring the good reputation of Goodwill and Hope at all times


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
1.

Care provision
, To provide personal care and support to Clients with a wide range of needs, illnesses and disabilities
, To know and understand the care and support of the Client
, To undertake the tasks detailed in the Client's care and support plan using a person centred approach and in the least intrusive way
, To encourage the independence and motivation of the Client and not foster dependent behaviour
, To provide input into the care and support plans of Clients by regularly feeding back to the Field Care Supervisor


Care assistant job description -


, To assist Clients getting up in the morning and going to bed at night
, To assist Clients to wash, bath and shower
, To assist Clients to dress and undress
, To assist Clients to look after their skin, teeth, hair and nails
, To assist Clients with toileting, continence management and personal hygiene
, To assist Clients with their medication at the agreed level of support and as detailed in their Medication Care Needs Assessment
, To prepare food and drink for the Client, being aware of the Client's choice, likes/dislikes, nutritional needs and cultural requirements
, To provide light general household domestic duties, including housework and laundry, as detailed in the care plan or instructed by Management
, To use manual handling equipment safely and correctly
, To take responsibility for the safe handling of property and equipment belonging to the Client
, To maintain good communication and develop effective working relationships with Clients
, To provide companionship to the Client, actively talking and listening to them about their interests
, To help the Client to maintain contact with their family and friends
, To accompany the Client on trips into the community
, To assist the Client to manage their personal affairs
, To ensure as safe as possible the living environment for the Client, whilst respecting the Client's choice and rights to.


Recording and reporting
, To maintain detailed accurate records in respect of care and medication support given and tasks undertaken
, To regularly read care and support plans, acknowledging changes
, To protect the confidentiality of all information relating to the Client and not divulge information to anyone who is not authorised to receive it.


Goodwill & Hope are a family run business with over 10 years' experience in offering the best possible care to our clients and their families.

We feel strongly about providing all of our clients with a personal care service that meets their changing needs, as well as allowing them to lead a fulfilling life and maintain thie r independence as much as possible.


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