Care Assistant

Company:  Enterprise Care Support
Location: Camden Town
Salary: £10.35
Hours: Full Time
Type: Permanent
Job Requirements / Description
DOMICILIARY CARE WORKER Purpose of position · To provide personal care and support to people in their own homes for whom the agency has agreed to provide a service in line with an agreed care and support plan. · To care for service users in non-discriminatory ways, respecting each user’s dignity, individuality, cultural and social background and independence · To work with other staff employed by the agency and where involved with staff from other services in order to provide an integrated approach to people‘s health and care · To work in partnership with users’ family members and friends who are involved in their care and support · To contribute to individual wellbeing. Responsibilities - In line with an individual’s plan of care and support: · help with their activities of daily living, e.g., getting up, going to bed at nights, dressing, undressing, strip washing, bathing/shower and toilet arrangements · help service users overcome any mobility problems and other physical disabilities, including helping in the use and care of aids and personal equipment. · help make a person physically comfortable by, e.g., making and changing beds, tidying rooms, doing light cleaning, laundry and emptying commodes as required in the care plans · help with their eating and drinking by, e.g., preparing meals, snacks and drinks and helping users to eat and drink if they cannot or have difficulty in doing this by themselves · contribute to specialised care plans, e.g. For people with dementia, re-enablement or people with continence difficulties · help users take their prescribed medication (as specified on their care plans) · contribute as needed to a person’s end-of-life care · promote users’ mental and physical activity by, e.g., Spending the allocated time in talking to them, helping them do things for themselves, prompting. · Understand the care plan and record daily care provided and medication records MAR chart if require in accordance with the care plan · comply with the agency’s guidelines and policies at all times, e.g., in respect of dress code, wearing of identity badges, travelling and security and safeguarding of service users · report to the agency manager any significant changes in the health or circumstances of a service user · encourage and enable service users to remain as independent as possible Person specification — essential The following personal attributes are considered essential to the post of care worker. The job holder must be: · self-motivated · organised · flexible · caring · sensitive to the needs of others and to the needs of vulnerable people · Attend training when required · an active team player but also able to work on own initiative · a good communicator · able to follow care planning requirements and instructions. Person specification — desirable The job holder must: · be flexible in terms of availability, working hours, adaptability · have previous experience of care work · have their own transport · have knowledge of local neighbourhoods. 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 the Data Protection Act 1998. All staff must ensure that they are aware of their responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work, etc Act 1974.
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Enterprise Care Support

Enterprise Care Support Ltd aim is to provide the best home care possible. Our approach is simple, we work hard to match the right carers to the right clients so their independence can be maintained as much as possible while receiving all the support and help they need.



Over the last few years we have built up an unrivalled reputation for providing first-class care for service users with complex needs.



Where packages have broken down we have often been called upon to come in and take things over. Of course, we excel in providing care for clients with relatively straight forward requirements too.



We tailor each package around the client’s individual needs offering complete care while preserving their dignity and promoting their independence.



All our carers are DBS checked and receive continual training throughout their time at Enterprise Care Support. We undertake spot checks & audits to ensure the clients are receiving the best care possible. We also keep an open line of communication with our service users so if they have any concerns, night or day, we can address them straight away.

The services we provide (but are not restrictive to) include personal care, preparation of light meals, helping with eating, medication
administration, housework, outreach, waking care / sleeping Night, personal tasks, arranging shopping needs etc.


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