MUST HAVE DRIVING LICENCE & OWN TRANSPORTAS A CARE WORKER TO APPLY
The over-riding aim of the care offered by the dedicated care workers at Tender Loving Care is to help people remain in their own homes as long as possible and to maintain their independence, something which is vitally important particularly as people get older
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist service users’ to get up, dressing and preparing them for their day
Washing, bathing, showering and oral care
Toileting, assisting with use of commode
Using manual handling equipment as trained
Working with other care professionals such as District Nurses, GPs, etc.
Assisting with prescribed medication
Assist service users to go to bed, including undressing and washing
Meal preparation and assistance with feeding
General household duties
Bed making and laundry
To keep accurate records of care visits.
Key competencies required:
Sensitive to the needs of others
Good communication SKILLS
All staff are required to respect the confidentiality of all matters that they might learn in the course of their employment. All staff are expected to respect the requirements under all company policies and procedures and work as trained.
Preferred but not essential: 1 year