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Carer - Slough

Home Carer, Residential Care Home, Mental Health, Health & Social Care, Worker, Permanent, Slough

Home Carer is required by a dynamic & renowned Domiciliary Care Company in Slough

Job Purpose

To deliver high quality person-centred care to clients to enable them to retain their independence and remain living in their homes.

General Duties:
To assist the Registered Manager and Supervisors in the overall delivery of care services to clients and work under their direction and supervision.
To work to all organisational policies and procedures and standards required in order to provide high standards of care to clients.
To work to all relevant legislation and national standards, including the Care Quality Commission (CQC) Fundamental Standards.
To work effectively as part of a team and support all colleagues as required.
To ensure professional conduct observing the organisations Code of Conduct.
To protect the confidentiality of clients and the organisation.

Care Duties:
To provide care and support to clients within their own home and in the community.
To directly provide assistance with personal care in accordance with the client’s care plans e.g., assistance with bathing, washing, dressing, using the toilet.
To support clients using trained moving and handling procedures and equipment.
To support clients with their medication once training has been undertaken and medication administration competency has been achieved.
To support clients with daily living tasks as stated in their care plan e.g., meal preparation, cleaning, laundry, shopping.
To support clients to access the community and take part in social events as directed in the care plan. e.g., support to attend appointments, support to go shopping or attend events.
To respond promptly to any emergencies e.g., medical emergencies.
To promote the dignity and privacy of clients.
To identify and report any concerns relating to client’s health and wellbeing to the Registered Manager.
To write accurate daily reports of all care provided and relevant events and keep these up to date.
To contribute to developing and reviewing clients care plans and risk assessments.
To work with external agencies to ensure clients’ needs are met, including attending multi-agency meetings when required.

Safeguarding Responsibilities:
To identify, respond and report all safeguarding concerns to the Registered Manager.
To report all concerns of below standard practice and cultural concerns to the Registered Manager.
To contribute to safeguarding enquiries and meetings as required.
To identify and report any health and safety concerns and potential risks to the Registered Manager.
To work within the scope of all Health and Safety Policies and Procedures.
To follow Infection Control Procedures, use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and ensure work areas are clean and maintained.

Health and Safety Responsibilities:
To work in a safe manner at all times maintaining your own and others safety.
To identify and report any health and safety concerns and potential risks to the Registered Manager.
To work within the scope of all Health and Safety Policies and Procedures.
To follow Infection Control Procedures, use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and ensure work areas are clean and maintained.

Equality and Diversity:
To promote anti-discriminatory practice.
To support the equality, diversity and rights of clients and colleagues.
To respect the privacy, dignity, needs and beliefs of clients and colleagues, behaving in a manner which is non-judgmental.
To behave respectfully at all times to all clients, colleagues and others.

Learning and Development:
To attend and participate in staff meetings as required.
To participate in all mandatory training required by the organisation as part of my employment
To prepare for and participate in supervision meetings with my supervisor
To prepare for and participate in an annual appraisal.
To take responsibility for own development, learning and performance.
To maintain a Personal Development Plan

Miscellaneous:
To carry out any other duties as reasonably required by a supervisor or a manager.

Vacancy Information
Location: Slough
Salary range: £9.00 - £11.00 per hour depending on experience
Working Hours: Full time role - Monday – Sunday on a rota basis
Reference: AT389
Contact: Alex Thompson
Experience essential but not mandatory as training is provided
Must have a driving license

About Klein Hamilton Recruitment

Klein Hamilton are Legal & IT Securities specialist Recruiters, working with magic circle, silver circle, blue chip, fintech and dynamic SME businesses, who trust us in finding them the best talent. You can apply for our vacancies in confidence. We are a regulated employment agency and will discuss this vacancy with you and gain your permission prior to submission of application directly to the decision maker.

Home Carer, Residential Care Home, Mental Health, Health & Social Care, Permanent, Slough
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