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Community Care Workers - Limavady

Part Time

REF: CCW/LIM/21/256

Limavady, Northern Ireland

Job description

Due to expansion of our service, we are now recruiting Community Care Workers for the Limavady area.  We can offer full time or part time rotas.

Rota times:  07:00 - 14:00; 14:00 - 18:00 and 19:00 - 23:00

JOB SUMMARY

To provide the highest standard of care to all Service Users in their own homes.  To sustain, support and enhance their independence.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assisting all Service Users in carrying out self-care tasks, which will cover washing, showering, bathing and bed bathing, dressing and undressing, toileting and feeding
  2. Assisting with continence management, catheter care, stoma care, all in line with the Service User care plan
  3. Carrying out housekeeping duties including tidying up rooms, making up beds, disposal of incontinence products, emptying and cleaning of commodes
  4. Assisting with fire lighting, shopping, cooking, dish washing and laundry
  5. Providing a day sitting and night sitting service to Service Users
  6. Providing Service Users with refreshments and light snacks as appropriate and assisting with feeding when required
  7. Managing medication, when this is approved and detailed within the care plan
  8. Cleaning and maintaining spectacles, false teeth and hearing aids
  9. Being particularly vigilant for signs of distress or anxiety in Service Users; any deterioration in physical and/or mental health, safety of their environment and report and concerns as a matter of urgency to your Care Coordinator
  10. Upholding Service User rights, maintaining confidentiality at all times and preserving dignity
  11. Maintaining regular communication with the Care Coordinator and informing of any changes to Service User health or needs
  12. Notifying the office of any changes to rota times
  13. Ensuring when access is not granted to a Service User home the office is telephoned immediately and a call card is left
  14. Ensuring the care provided in the community is to all the required standards and all codes of conduct and practice are observed from all of appropriate regulatory bodies
  15. Maintain good relationships with other external agencies involved in the care of the Service User, i.e. community nurses, occupational therapists, etc
  16. Participate in reviews of Service User care plans, as required

OTHER DUTIES

  • The Community Care Worker must maintain good quality written records I line with company policies and procedures
  • Provide cover for colleagues on annual leave or any other absence
  • Notify the Care Coordinator or emergency on-call phone of non-attendance

Essential

  • Full driving licence and access to a motor vehicle
  • Great communication skills
  • Able to promote and deliver person centered care
  • Able to promote dignity and respect when delivering care
  • Be well organised/professional/caring
  • Interested in working in the community within Health & Social Care
  • Care about the community they live in

Desirable

QCF level 3 in H & SC

 

Additional Information

NW Care wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants.  This company will not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.

Job Card

REF

CCW/LIM/21/256

Start Date:

2021-11-16

Closing Date:

2021-12-31

Contract type:

Part Time

Salary/Package:

Discussed at interview

Sector:

Care and Support

Location:

Limavady

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