Have you got experience in care and looking for a new challenge?
We are looking for motivated people to work out in the community supporting people to stay with their own homes.
Full and Part time work available - as a preferred supplier for Bedford Borough Council and Central Bedfordshire County Council we can offer you as much work as you want!!
To find out more why not call our Bedford Office on 01234 252 000 or respond by email
We are recruiting for the following areas:
Or viist our web site on betterhealthcare .co .uk
Job Description - Domiciliary Care Assistant
Position: Domiciliary Care Assistant
Responsible to: Branch Manager
Purpose of Position
To share with other staff in meeting the personal care needs of service users in a way that respects the dignity of the individual and promotes independence. Care provided by care assistants is expected to include care that would reasonably be given by members of the service user’s own family and is not expected to include tasks that would normally be expected to be undertaken by a trained nurse.
Person Specification — Essential Criteria
The following personal attributes are considered essential to the post of care worker:
(a) self motivated
(e) sensitive to the needs of others and to the sick or infirm
(f) an active team player but also able to work on own initiative
(g) a good communicator.
All staff are required to respect the confidentiality of all matters that they might learn in the course of their employment.
All staff are expected to respect the requirements under the Data Protection Act 1998.
All staff must ensure that they are aware of their responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work, etc Act 1974.