Care Plus require caring individuals to cover rotas in the Portadown area. To provide care for elderly, disabled and convalescent clients to enable them to remain in their own homes maintaining an independent lifestyle.
Sample of most common duties. Full job description given upon application.
Helping clients in and out of bed (using hoist if required) washing, dressing and toileting.
Bathing/showering client, Personal Care
Bed making, laundry duties, shopping.
Assisting with regular exercise (walks) where appropriate
Record information on service plan sheets
To provide cover for other carers who are off sick or on annual leave
This job description is not exhaustive, and you may be required to do other tasks relevant to the job.
Have the ability to take on a range of personal tasks in accordance with each clients Care Plan
Have the ability to work as a team member
Have use of a mobile-phone
Have use of or access to a car
Have good communication skills
Be willing to undertake mandatory training as required e.g. (First Aid – Manual Handling – Food Hygiene etc.)
A friendly caring attitude
The ability to be flexible
Good organisational skills
Good observational skills
General good health
Please be aware that enhanced disclosure checks with Access NI are required
NVQ level 2 or 3 in caring desirable but not essential as training will be given
Experience of working in the Caring field either in formal/community setting