Care Assistant

Newcastle Upon-Tyne
Posted 2 weeks ago

We are currently working with a healthcare provider based in Westerhope, looking for experienced care assistants. The role is to provide a Service of Care to service users 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 service user in the form of a Care Plan.

*Training can be provided*

Responsibilities:

  • Dressing and undressing / preparing the service user for Day Care or trips out.
  • Washing / bathing / showering / shaving / grooming / cleaning teeth.
  • Toileting and all aspects of personal hygiene.
  • Care of pressure sores (under appropriate nursing supervision).
  • Day / evening / night sitting services, as required.
  • Preparation of snacks and meals according to the service user’s likes / dislikes.
  • Assisting with feeding, as required.
  • General cleaning duties, to include cleaning / dusting / vacuuming / polishing.
  • Bed-making.
  • Clearing refuse and rubbish.
  • Laundering / Hand-washing / Ironing / Light needlework, as required.
  • Fuel Management.
  • Shopping, and the preparation of shopping lists and assistance with budgeting.
  • Assistance with personal finances, to include paying bills, collecting pensions.
  • To conform to all Policies and Procedures laid down by the Organisation detailed within the Company’s employee handbook and Health & Safety handbook in respect of carrying out these Care Duties and in other administrative aspects of the business, as relevant.
  • To participate as directed by the Domiciliary Care Services Manager / Supervisor in Induction Training and regular In-service Training programmes.
  • To maintain accurate, concise and timely records of service user care, diary sheets, time sheets and mileage sheets.
  • To participate in Staff, Team and Quality Management Review Meetings as directed by the Domiciliary Care Services Manager / Supervisor.

Hours and salary

  • Mon – Friday Day 0700 – 2100 £11.66.
  • Mon – Friday Night 2100 – 0700 £11.99.
  • Saturday Day 0700 – 2100 £11.99.
  • Saturday Night 2100 – 0700 £13.30.
  • Sunday Day 0700 – 2100 £13.30.
  • Sunday Night 2100 – 0700 £13.30.

Job Features

Job CategoryIndustrial
Salary£11.66-£13.30

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