We are looking for a proactive Carer (Nights) to care for our clients in a professional and compassionate manner. It’s often a demanding job as you will have to be available for most of the day and week.
But, it can also be very gratifying. People who are ill, injured, disabled or elderly are deserving and thankful for the exceptional support.
The ideal candidate will be dependable and courteous with outstanding communication skills. You should be able to follow instructions and perform a variety of tasks to help clients.
Help clients take prescribed medication
Assist clients with ambulation and mobility around the house or outside (doctor’s appointments, walks, etc.)
Assist clients with personal care and hygiene
Help clients with physical therapy exercises
Be a pleasant and supportive companion
Report any unusual incidents
Act quickly and responsibly in cases of emergency
Supervise, support and act as a point of reference for the staff on duty. Be a motivator and mentor, promoting team-working for all staff.
Proven experience as a Senior Carer - NVQ3 Health and Social care qualification (or equivalent)
Excellent knowledge of emergency response and first aid (CPR)
Willingness to adhere to health and safety standards
Respectful and compassionate
Good time management skills
Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills