Relief Carer

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2017-12-18 Care Homes Job Title: Relief Carer

Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home

Job Role: Carer / Care Assistant / Care Support Worker

Date Posted: 18 Nov 2017

Job Location: Cheltenham , Gloucestershire

Salary: £6.70 to £7.50 per hour Dependent on age

Hours: Temporary / Cover

Contact Name: Tony Foxwell

Job Reference: CL/45


Relief Carer sought - experience required


  • 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 stakeholders.
  • To actively support other Care Workers
  • To adhere to all regulatory and statutory obligations and Cedar Trust policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • To actively market Cedar Trust Care Homes and promote a positive, personal, and professional profile, ensuring the good reputation of Cedar Trust always.


Care provision

  • To provide personal care and support to Clients with a wide range of needs, illness, and disabilities.
  • To know and understand the care and support of the Client, whilst building therapeutic relationships.
  • 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 key worker.
  • To assist Clients with getting up and going to bed
  • To assist Clients to wash, bath, 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 the Medication Care Plan. (Medication trained staff only)
  • To prepare food and drink for the Client, being aware of the Client’s choice, likes/dislikes, nutritional needs, and cultural requirements.
  • To make and change beds, tidy rooms, empty commodes, care for Client’s clothing and laundry.
  • 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 look for the opportunities, large or small, planned, or spontaneous, that makes everyone’s life have meaning, purpose and joy.
  • To carry out any other tasks as may be allocated to you.


  • To seek out best practice and look at innovative ways to improve the quality and efficiency of service delivery.


  • Caring
  • Professional and Friendly approach
  • NVQ

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