Domiciliary Care Worker

Organisation
Angel Home Care
Reference
VAC-139281
Location
Stockport
Salary
£9.45
Job Type
Expiry Date
31/07/2021

 

 Role specification

This provides a picture of skills, knowledge, and experience required to carry out the role. We will use the essential criteria to select suitable applicants for this post. You should demonstrate, using examples where possible, how you meet the essential criteria.

 Essential criteria

 

  • Caring and compassionate towards people in need of care and support
  • Respect for people suffering from a range of medical conditions with different backgrounds and beliefs to your own.  Commitment to non-discriminatory care practice
  • Self-motivated and keen to learn.  Willing to seek guidance when needed and follow instructions
  • Excellent time keeper and reliable
  • Good hygiene practice, including personal hygiene, and a smart appearance
  • Good strength and a level of fitness to meet the physical demands of the job
  • Knowledge and understanding
  • General understanding of the needs of people who require care and support
  • Respect for the rights of our service users. Understanding the importance of giving the best possible care and support centered on the individual needs and wishes of each service user
  • Understanding of why confidentiality is important and what this means as a care worker
  • Experience and skills
  • Ability to listen, communicate clearly and build positive working relationships with service users, their families, Angel Homecare Service staff and other social and health care professionals
  • Ability to give care and support to service users with aspects of their daily living in a manner that respects their dignity, is non- judgmental and promotes their independence, choices and privacy
  • Good organizational skills, so service users receive the services they expect
  • Ability to use own initiative and work alone or as part of a team especially in an emergency
  • Numerical skills to support service users in managing their money and buying shopping or paying bills when requested to do so
  • Ability to keep written records in clear English about the care and support given to each service user, including help with medicines
  • Ability and willingness to follow Angel Homecare Service’s policies, procedures and instructions
  • Additional requirements
  • Commitment to respecting service users’ rights at all times including their rights to privacy, dignity and independence
  • Willingness to undertake training. All staff are expected to meet regulatory training standards
  • This role will require you to obtain an Enhanced satisfactory clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service formally known as the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) Disclosure
  • Valid UK Driving Licenece and Car 

                                                                                                             

 

     Desirable criteria

  • NVQ/QCF Level 2 or equivalent
  • Previous experience as a care worker or as an unpaid Carer
  • Knowledge of how to recognise abuse and safeguarding procedures
  • Working knowledge of health and safety matters relating to home care
  • Flexible approach to working

       

        All types of PPE products would be provided by Angel Home Care Service.
 

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