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Kickstart - Care Giver

Job details
Posting date: 22 September 2021
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 17 November 2021
Location: Bexhill on Sea, TN401JA
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000245429

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Summary


To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.

EMPLOYER
Match Senior Care Ltd 3 VACS UP FROM 2

JOB SUMMARY
Objective;
To provide a variety of non-medical services that allow clients to remain in their own homes and to enhance the quality of their life. To help clients and their families meet the challenges of aging with dignity, pride, care and compassion.

Primary Responsibilities:

Reflect the core values of Home Instead Senior Care franchise. Contribute to a positive living environment to enhance a clients quality of life.

Document daily activities and report any significant changes in a clients needs or living conditions.
Maintain regular communication with line manager and office staff. Offer companionship and conversation. Monitor diet and eating.

Stimulate and encourage through a variety of activities (for example clothing selection, hobbies and crafts). Arrange and provide reminders for appointments, activities and outings. Help with travel arrangements. Assist with walking (lending an arm to steady) Accompany to appointments. Run errands and collect prescriptions etc.

Performing light housekeeping tasks (dusting, vacuuming, making beds, changing linens, cleaning bathrooms, kitchens, washing and ironing, taking out rubbish, caring for houseplants etc.) Organise and tidy cupboards and check food expiry dates. Plan prepare and tidy away meals. Answer the door. Assist with pet care. Supervise home maintenance

Help with shopping and oversee home deliveries. Provide medication reminders. Help with bathing, dressing and grooming. Help with continence care. Assist to eat and drink. Provide Dementia and Alzheimer care. Provide respite and convalescence care. Assist with morning and wake up and or evening and tuck in.

SKILLS NEEDED
Ability to treat and care for clients and their property with dignity and respect.
Ability to adapt to various living environments and locations.
Ability to listen, communicate clearly and build relationships with clients and their families in a friendly and pleasant manner.
Willingness to work and communicate professionally with Home Instead office teams and other social and health care professionals.
Respect for people with different backgrounds and beliefs to your own and who may have a range of medical conditions. Commitment to non-discriminatory care practice.
Willing to seek guidance when needed and follow instructions.
Excellent time keeper who is organized and reliable.
Ability to adapt to change quickly and make common sense decisions at short notice.
Good hygiene practice, including personal hygiene and a smart appearance.
Good level of stamina and fitness to meet the physical demands of the job.
This role will require you to obtain an Enhanced Disclosure from the relevant body.
Class 1 business insurance (if using own car for business purposes).

WORKING HOURS
Flexible

HOURLY RATE
National Minimum Wage

ADDITIONAL EMPLOYABILITY SUPPORT
We will support employability training in team Job search, CV building, Interview skills, Teamwork, Time Management. There will be ongoing mentoring and development on the job in healthcare.

Impact Futures will be offering a portfolio of webinars and materials to each employer to ensure that each candidate in the Kickstart placement will receive a high level of support and development. These webinars will cover the core areas of attendance, timekeeping, communication, teamwork, travelling to work, CV and Interview preparation and looking for long term work.

Secondly and in addition to the webinars, we are also able to offer the learner unlimited access to our online short courses portfolio. These courses are written by industry professionals with expertise in the subject and a wealth of knowledge to share.

They are designed to be simple and easy to navigate and are accessible to anyone with an internet connection and a computer, mobile, or tablet.

After successful completion of a short course, the learner will receive an eCertificate as a record of their achievements. Here are some of the short courses we have available Time management, Team leading, Recording minutes of meetings, Personal safety for lone or remote workers, Leadership and management, Equality and diversity, Customer service skills and Conflict management skills.

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