Day Carer

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Job Title: Day Carer

Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home

Job Role: Carer / Care Assistant / Care Support Worker

Date Posted: 10 Jun 2019

Salary: £8.25

Hours: Part Time

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Job Location: St Leonards-on-Sea , East Sussex


Looking for Part time Day Carer 27hrs one week 18hrs the next including every other weekend. We are a good in every category friendly home. NVQ 2 desirable but not necessary as full training will be given. You will also be required to give out medication. We are an award winning company with a friendly atmosphere.

Duties include

  1. To assist Service User in preparing for bed, offering reassurance and comfort.
  2. To carry out regular security and fire protection checks.
  3. To assist Service User with getting out of bed, washing and dressing).
  4. To have a working knowledge of the homes policies and procedures in respect to your job.
  5. To care for the dying
  6. To assist Service User with personal care which includes: using the bath, bed bath or shower: foot and nail care: shampooing hair: helping a client shave: combing or brushing hair: mouth care: denture care: helping the client use a bedpan: helping the client use a urinal: helping a client using the toilet or a portable commode: making and changing beds:
  7. Helping the client with physical and mental activity, this could involve talking to them, reading to them, writing on their behalf, assisting with their hobbies and recreation activities.
  8. Assist with serving meals and other domestic duties you are qualified and assigned to undertake.
  9. Be on standby to answer emergency bell calls, answer the telephone and door.
  10. Ensuring care notes and any other form of written report that affects your work are read and kept up to date.
  11. Take part in staff meetings and training activities as required.
  12. To carry out regular checks on Service User throughout the night, taking into account the Service User privacy.
  13. To give medication and clinical care to Service User as authorised and directed, ONLY AFTER YOU HAVE BEEN TRAINED AND ARE CONFIDENT IN PERFORMING THESE DUTIES.
  14. To ensure that the residents receive a waking service throughout the night to ensure all care needs are met. This therefore requires night staff to remain waking throughout the shift and their allotted break period.
  15. To carry out house hold duties, including laundry and some carpet shampooing etc.

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