Posted time June 6, 2023 Location Newark Job type Flexi, Part-time

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Support Worker – Providing Compassionate Home Care

We are currently seeking a dedicated and compassionate Care Assistant to join our team and provide exceptional care to individuals in the comfort of their own homes. As a Care Assistant, you will play a vital role in supporting our clients with their daily living activities and promoting their independence. Your primary responsibilities will include personal care, companionship, medication management, and household tasks.

  1. Personal Care: Assist clients with personal hygiene, bathing, dressing, and grooming, ensuring their comfort and dignity at all times.
  2. Companionship: Engage in meaningful conversations, and activities, and provide emotional support to foster a positive and supportive environment.
  3. Medication Management: Support clients with their medication regime, ensuring proper dosage and adherence to prescribed schedules. Maintain accurate medication records.
  4. Daily Living Activities: Help clients with meal preparation, light housekeeping, laundry, and shopping, promoting their independence and well-being.
  5. Mobility Support: Provide assistance and support to clients with mobility challenges, including transfers, walking, and the use of mobility aids.
  6. Emotional Support: Build trusting relationships with clients and their families, offering empathy, compassion, and understanding to enhance their overall well-being.
  7. Care Plan Implementation: Follow care plans and individualized client assessments to deliver person-centered care that meets their specific needs and preferences.
  8. Health and Safety: Ensure the safety of clients by adhering to health and safety guidelines, and identifying and reporting any potential risks or concerns.
  • Previous experience as a Support Worker or in a similar care role is desirable.
  • Compassionate nature with a genuine passion for providing high-quality care and support.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to establish rapport with clients, families, and healthcare professionals.
  • Empathy and understanding of the physical and emotional challenges faced by individuals requiring care.
  • Ability to follow care plans, and instructions, and adhere to health and safety protocols.
  • Reliable, punctual, and able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Flexibility to work various shifts, including weekends and evenings.
  • A valid driving license and access to a reliable vehicle are preferred but not essential.

Join our dedicated team of care professionals and make a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals by providing compassionate and personalised care in the comfort of their own homes. Apply now to become a Support Worker and contribute to enhancing their quality of life and well-being.