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Senior Community Care Assistants x 4

Description:

Senior Community Care Assistants are required to provide personal and practical support to service users in their own homes, providing companionship and support to enable clients to remain independent, whilst observing safe working practices.

Main Duties

  • Assist with personal care, including bathing, washing. Assistance with monitoring and supervision of medication. ·
  • Participate in the service user(s) individual rehabilitation programme(s) and complete written records as necessary and in accordance with the guidelines provided.
  • Participate in and contribute to staff training programme(s) (example shadowing shifts) supporting your co-workers were needed.
  • Take responsibility for one or more aspects of a specialist function within the working environment, where appropriate, and in accordance with individual worker’s skills.
  • Work within a rota system, including unsociable hours as required.
  • To have the on-call phone on 2 designated nights per week, in agreement with the care manager and the Senior carer. By working as a team, you will be supporting and caring for each other.
  • To liaise with relevant health care professionals as and when required ordering Prescriptions or making referrals to District Nurses or GP’s.
  • The documentation of relevant phone calls, incidents or requests on the company’s Care Planner system. This would include referrals to other health care professionals and any interaction’s with staff regarding problems in a client’s home.
  • Assistance with cash handling in respect of paying bills and shopping.
  • Assistance with light, general housework.
  • To attend training sessions. Uphold confidentiality.
  • Assistance with cooking of light meals and preparing snacks.

Skills Required

  • Minimum of 1-2 years care experience and at a level 2 working towards a level 2 NVQ in health and social.
  • Communication skills.
  • Effective time management.
  • Ability to think and work methodically.
  • Ability to be self-motivated and work without supervision, inspiring others around you to do the same.
  • Good organisation skills.
  • Ability to prioritise and work on own initiative.
  • Caring nature.
  • Reliable and flexible.
  • Polite and professional.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.

Hours of work:

You must be fully flexible 5 days over 7, hours will be discussed at the interview, but weekends are included within that availability.

To apply: Please forward CV's to maria.platt@sefton.gov.uk and candidates will then be required to complete an application form. If you require additional information about the roles, please telephone Maria Platt, telephone number 07815 465 609.

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours of Work: FullOrPartTime

Minimum Salary: £9.50

Maximum Salary: £10.25

Expiration Date: 30/06/2022

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