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Jobs » Home Care Assistants (Part Time) **2 positions available**

Home Care Assistants (Part Time) **2 positions available**

Based in Scarborough

P/T vacancy

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Gladstone Care Ltd supports individuals who choose to remain in the comfort and security of their own homes and to help them live as independent and active lives as possible by supporting them in an enablement focussed way.

**PLEASE NOTE YOU MUST HAVE YOUR OWN CAR DUE TO CLIENT LOCATION**

The following list gives examples of the type of duties you may undertake. All of these should be done in a manner which encourages service users towards the maximum degree of independence and activity appropriate to their abilities;

  • Assisting getting up in the morning including washing/bathing and dressing and maintaining personal appearance
  • Assisting with undressing and getting to bed in the evening
  • Assisting with preparation of meals, drinks and snacks when necessary
  • Provide assistance with toileting and changing clothes and/or bedding where necessary
  • To maintain commodes and wash clothes and bed linen (which may include soiled laundry) when necessary
  • Provide assistance with other tasks of personal daily living that the service user cannot manage and provide general support as part of a caring team
  • Assist and encourage the management of medication or administer where necessary and appropriate, and monitoring health related conditions such as dietary & fluid intake.
  • To help service users with mobility difficulties, or other physical disabilities, including incontinence. To help in the use of aids and other personal equipment.

Standards of Performance:

  • Service User satisfaction
  • Feedback from Manager
  • Service User’s personal hygiene and comfort is maintained at all times
  • Ensure Service Users maintain their dignity and participate in normal daily activities

Essential Qualities:

  • Working with the elderly (formal or informal) desirable
  • An ability to handle emergency situations
  • Effective verbal communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • A good knowledge of equal opportunities
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Ability to work under own initiative
  • A detailed understanding of other cultures and some familiarity with diversity
  • Basic numeracy & literacy skills essential
  • Use of own vehicle essential

Desirable Qualities:

  • Previous experience working in Homecare setting
  • Relevant NVQ or similar qualifications
  • Understanding elderly health issues
Salary:
Up to £300 Per Week
Position:
Permanent
Located in:
Scarborough
Closing Date:
31st December 2018
Employer:
Gladstone Care
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