Job Title: Personal Care & Social Care Support Worker

Location:           Fishersgate 

Hourly rate:     £8   

Reference:          DP5822   

Hours/shifts: Bank casual hours available to cover sickness and holiday

 

Summary

  • 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
  • Showering
  • 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

 Other Requirements

         

  • Must be comfortable with pets
  • Must be happy to work in a smoking environment

 

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.

Description

Typical duties

Domestic -       

General housework, including cleaning, dusting and vacuuming

 

Personal Care: 

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

Social:        

Having a chat and a cup of tea.

Person specification

The successful applicant will be: 

Able to tolerate the employer smoking in the work place

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

Creative

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