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Domiciliary Care Worker - Devon

Budleigh Salterton, Exeter, Exmouth, Devon, United Kingdom,

Posted: 11 days ago

Description

Within our domiciliary care servicewe currently have staff vacancies for full time, part time and bank carers, to work mainly in our domiciliary care service, a full clean driving license would be beneficial.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

To provide a Service of Care to clients to enable them to lead as independent a lifestyle as possible. This Care Service will involve a programme of personal care and household management that is personalised for each client in the form of a Care Plan. Care duties will therefore include assisting the client with the following activities and in so doing will at all times observe and respect the client’s dignity, privacy and independence as far as practical.

Personal Care:

  • Dressing and undressing / preparing the client for Day Care or trips out.
  • Washing / bathing / showering / shaving / grooming / cleaning teeth.
  • Hair care (washing / brushing).
  • Nail care (fingernails only).
  • Toileting and all aspects of personal hygiene.
  • Continence management.
  • Care of pressure sores (under appropriate nursing supervision).
  • Getting in and out of bed.
  • Assisting with the use of Aids to Daily Living / Rehabilitation Aids, as required.
  • Helping with rehabilitation programmes, as prescribed by Healthcare professionals.
  • Day / evening / night sitting services, as required.

Healthcare

  • Assisting the client to take prescribed medication where appropriately trained.

Dietary Care:

  • Preparation of snacks and meals according to the client’s likes / dislikes.
  • Assisting with feeding, as required.

Domestic / Household Services:

  • General cleaning duties, to include cleaning / dusting / vacuuming / polishing.
  • Bed-making.
  • Clearing refuse and rubbish.

Personal services:

  • Assistance with personal Finances, to include paying bills, collecting pensions.
  • Personal Planning (birthdays / anniversaries etc)
  • Democratic rights (voting cards etc). 
  • Laundering / Hand-washing / Ironing / Light needlework, as required.
  • Fuel Management.
  • Shopping, and the preparation of shopping lists and assistance with budgeting.
  • Light gardening tasks (subject to previous agreement at the Care Plan stage). 

Job Details

PWH42
Full Time
Budleigh Salterton, Exeter, Exmouth, Devon, United Kingdom

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