Personal Care & Social Care Support Worker DP5822
£8 per hour
•We’re looking for cover support worker to provide care for an easy going and happy gentleman whom when a relationship has been built happy and chatty.
•Tasks will include
•Support with food and drink
•Having a natter
•Medication training for prompting at the times of day when medication is required (medication will be organised into a tablet dispenser)
•Support to apply creams
•General housework and ensuring a clean environment is kept
Bank casual hours available to cover sickness and holiday
Cover required for 21 hours a week
Must be comfortable with pets
All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check
Successful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts.
Nature of the work:
To provide support with personal care and general domestic assistance around the house. Also to provide social support with a chat and a cup of tea.
General housework, including cleaning, dusting and vacuuming.
showering – towelling dry/ drying hair
Supervision and/or assistance with showering, drying, hair washing/ brushing as required
Help getting into and out of bath/shower as required
Assistance with applying cream
Help with dispensing tablets
Assistance with medication i.e. helping to take tablets from foil/packets
Having a chat and a cup of tea.
The successful applicant will be:
Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality
Reliable with good time-keeping
Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative
Hygienic, tidy minded and well organised
Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties
Patience and possess excellent interpersonal skills
Honest and cheerful
Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard
Legally permitted to work in the United Kingdom
Able to work at all times to high standards of Health & Safety
Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.