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Home care worker

Whalley Range, The Trafford Centre, Trafford Park, Salford, Sharston Industrial Area, New Moston, Newton Heath, Northenden, Withington, Wythenshawe, Abbey Hey, Ardwick, Baguley, City, Collyhurst, Crumpsall, Denton, Didsbury, Eccles, Droylsden, Gorton, Fir, Manchester, United Kingdom, GBP 7.50 per month Travel pay and holiday, Self employed or Employed (PAYE)

Posted: 4 days ago

Description

Introduction

Our domiciliary care services provide care and support to individuals or families in their own home. The service is required due to infirmity, illness, incapacity or social problems that prevent our service users from undertaking their various self-care duties. Our aim is to promote and prolong our service user’s independence in their own home.

Predominantly, our service user base is elderly, though illness effects all ages, therefore you should be able to care for service users from the age of 18 years old.

Our social care worker services provide personal care and support. My Homecare Manchester also employ support staff responsible for assisting with domestic duties in the service user’s home.

Our care workers receive practical training to complete their duties, as well as studying for Certificates and Diploma’s in care, so as to promote their career development.

 

Minimum Requirements:    

Basic Academic Qualifications preferred

18 years old +

Previous experience in care

Car Owner Driver and driving license

 

Duties

*      To travel to the residence of service users who are having difficulty coping for a variety of reasons;

 

*      To complete all services for that service user, as specified in their individual Care Plan;

*      To encourage and motivate service users to maintain their independence;

*      To carry out personal and caring tasks as depicted in the Care Plan that would normally be carried out               by the service user or family;

*      To assist in maintaining a good level of personal hygiene for the service user who may have difficulties            in this area;

*      To work and communicate with family, relatives, local authority social workers, district nurses and other members of the care team;

*      To use equipment (hoists, gloves etc.) provided by My Homecare Manchester, to assist service users in           their independence;

*      To assist with the management of service users’ medication, as prescribed by their GP;

*      To prepare and cook meals in the service users home;

*      To assist with management of money/collect pensions/shopping;

*      To assist with the laundering of service users’ clothes and light domestic duties if necessary;

*      To write/read letters for the service user;

*      To contact emergency care services in cases of emergency;

*      To document and report to the Coordinator / Registered Manager, on the welfare of the service user; and,

*      To attend all study courses organised by the Company Training Manager.

 

Further Duties

*      To act in accordance with all My Homecare Manchester operational policies and procedures;

*      To work within the 24 hour rota system, which includes Bank Holidays, weekends and evenings.  My                Homecare Manchester attempt to provide working times suitable for employees, though this is not                    always possible;

*      To be contactable via a mobile phone if necessary information needs communicated to yourself about a            service user;

*      All equipment/uniforms etc. will be provided by the Company; and,

*      Employees should be accountable to the Registered Manager or their delegated deputies.

 

Conditions

*      My Homecare require a DBS prior to commencement of work, which the company will apply for;

*      All initial practical training will be paid at the usual rate, unless in cases where the employee fails to                  commence employment at the agreed date;

*      Offers of employment are subject to the Company receiving two written references, one of which being            from your last employer;

*      Statutory sick pay will be payable following the first 72 hours of illness;

*      Employees are entitled to 5.6 weeks paid annual leave. Bank holidays are paid at 1½x basic rate.                    Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day are paid at double time; and,

*      All posts are subject to a six month probationary period.

Job Details

CARE17017
Part Time
Whalley Range, The Trafford Centre, Trafford Park, Salford, Sharston Industrial Area, New Moston, Newton Heath, Northenden, Withington, Wythenshawe, Abbey Hey, Ardwick, Baguley, City, Collyhurst, Crumpsall, Denton, Didsbury, Eccles, Droylsden, Gorton, Fir, Manchester, United Kingdom
Self employed or Employed (PAYE)
GBP 7.50 per month, Travel pay and holiday

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