SECTION 8 – CARE ASSISTANT JOB DESCRIPTION

SECTION 8 - CARE ASSISTANT JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Responsible to - Registered Care Manager
  • To provide personal, practical, social, religious and emotional care and support with respects the dignity to children with special need, vulnerable ADULT and elderly who may have physical or mental impairments and have difficulties with their daily activities and living, in a way which is personalised for each service user in the form of a care plan. Service will be provided in their own homes. TASKS It is not an exhaustive list of the tasks involved, they will vary from one customer to another, but instead it is intended to be a guide to the type of work involved. • Assist clients to get up, dressing and preparing them for their day. • Washing, bathing, showering, oral care, grooming. • Toileting, assisting with use of commode, emptying commode and changing of catheter bags. • Continence management (change pad). • Using manual handling equipment as specified. • Working with other care professionals such as District Nurses, GPs, etc. • Assisting with prescribed medication and fill MAR Sheet. • Assist customers to go to bed, including undressing and washing. • Preparation of meals, drinks and assistance with feeding. • General household duties, cleaning, shopping, collection of pension, paying of bills, laundry, ironing and other household chores. • Monitor their health, report any change in their health and social circumstances. • Escorting, Shopping and supplies management. • Record all performances and tasks in daily logs. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Follow the policies and procedure of Speiuss Ltd, follow the rules as laid out in the staff handbook and abide by the Code of Practice of General Social Care Council and United Kingdom Home Care Association (UKHCA) at all times • Collect personal protective equipment (gloves), Daily logs, MAR sheets and times sheets from office and submit them when required. • obtain the signature of services users on timesheets and submit timesheets within 2 days of cut of date • Provide the service in a way that respects the dignity of the individual and promotes independence and enable them to maintain their personal hygiene, a good level of nutrition and hydration • Maintain professional boundaries, keep ID card on while on duty and work as part of a team with colleagues and portray a professional image. • Attend the trainings, Induction before starting job, career’s meetings, and supervisions and read Speiuss Hand Book. All staff is 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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