Support Worker

1 month ago
Bridge of Weir
Part-Time

About the role:

We currently have multiple ongoing roles and would like to hear from you if you having have the interest and skills to perform the following duties. The following outline of duties is not  is not intended as a complete list as there could be variations depending with client needs.

Duties

  • 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
  • Continence management
  • Using manual handling equipment as specified
  • Working with other care professionals such as District Nurses, GP’s, etc.
  • Assisting with prescribed medication
  • Assist clients to go to bed, including undressing and washing
  • Preparation of meals and assistance with feeding
  • General household duties
  • Bed making and laundry
  • Shopping and supplies management
  • To keep accurate records of care visits.

Essential

  • Genuine care for others
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to understand what the role entails
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Own transport and a full driving license

Desirable

  • Experience in care provision
  • Flexible availability
  • Key Competencies
  • To be able to attend to all client calls
  • To understand the importance of such calls
  • To be able to cope with emergency and difficult situations
  • To be able to communicate with other people
  • To be able to maintain high standards of care provision