Community Care Worker Birmingham

Volunteer
Job Description

Position:   Community Care Worker

Responsible to: Registered Manager

 

Duties:

 During your employment you will be required to:

  • Comply with the rules and procedures of the Company and undertake training to meet statutory and development needs of the position.
  • To read and write reports and take part in staff and Service Users meetings and to attend Supervision and Appraisal sessions.
  • Provide services in line with the Working Care Plan in the Service User’s home.
  • Perform general care of Service Users which includes such activities to meet the Service User’s needs for personal hygiene, such as: bathing; hair care; mouth/denture care; assisting with toileting.
  • Assisting with or undertaking activities to meet the Service Users comfort and general well being, such as: positioning in bed or chair; assisting with mobilisation; offering understanding and empathy.
  • Assist with/supervise the taking of medication.
  • Assist with clerical, housekeeping duties and light domestic chores.
  • Assist in the preparation, serving and clearing away of meals and drinks and offering assistance to Service Users with feeding if required.
  • Escorting Service Users to hospital appointments if required.
  • To encourage Service Users to remain as independent as possible.
  • Make entries in the Service User’s Report of Care, which is located in each home, and maintain other records as required.
  • To report to the Agency Manager any significant changes in the health, circumstances or provision of service to the Service User.
  • Be reliable and punctual
  • Conduct yourself honestly and in such a way as will not detract from the performance of your duties or the attention given to your work and will not bring the Agency or yourself as an employee of the Agency, into disrepute.
  • Be security conscious, both when in the Service User’s home and when handling Service User’s keys or other possessions. Ensure property is left in a secure state in accordance with Service User’s  wishes.
  • Undertake such other duties in the performance of your employment, which the Agency may require from time to time.

All staff are required to respect the confidentiality of all matters that they might learn in the course of carrying out their duties. All staff are expected to comply with all requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998.

All staff must ensure that they are aware of their responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work, etc Act 1974 and will receive appropriate training.

 

Normal place of work:

  • Your place of work will vary from assignment to assignment.

 

Normal working hours:

  • Your normal working hours are to be arranged and will depend upon circumstances and company requirements.

 

Salary:

  • To be discussed at interview.

 

Requirements for Application:

  • 18 Years of age and over
  • Car owner with Full UK driving License
  • NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care preferred but not essential as full training and support provided.
  • Declaration of medical fitness
  • Declaration of Criminal Convictions
  • Criminal Record check to be carried out prior to commencement of employment, and an enhanced CRB.
  • Have a good knowledge of the area in which you will be working
  • Willing to undertake training prior to and during employment
  • Be of an honest, reliable, trustworthy and empathetic nature
  • Have a checkable work history
  • Provision of two references

 

Person Specification:

 The following personal attributes are considered essential to the post of Care Worker:

  • Self motivated
  • Well organised
  • Flexible
  • Caring
  • Sensitive to the needs of others
  • A team player able to work on own initiative when required
  • A good communicator

 

For more information on this Senior Support Worker job opportunity please apply now.

• Contact: Lisa Johnson
• Reference: PHR-bham-lj935245
• Job ID: 08125621