Domiciliary Care worker
Starry Care UK LTD
Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
18h ago

Starry Care is a well-established and successful independent domiciliary care provider. We strive for excellence and innovation, and passionate about the quality of care we deliver to all our service users.

About the Role

The company provides support for people with a variety of needs including but not limited to Vascular Dementia, challenging behaviours and mental health conditions in older adults.

You'll play a key part in delivery personal care for service users in their homes. This will include personal care, record keeping, and medication administering.

Job Duties :

  • Administering medication
  • Making meals
  • Helping with personal care such as washing, dressing, hair, nail, mouth, and skin care, and eating and drinking
  • Escorting clients to an activity or a medical appointment
  • Chatting and engaging with relatives and providing care updates
  • Companionship communicating and taking an interest in your client’s needs
  • Errands such as shopping
  • Assisting with paperwork such as paying bills
  • Ensure vulnerable people are safeguarded from abuse and to report any instances of alleged abuse which you witness or become aware of.
  • To enable independence wherever possible and encourage motivation, to avoid dependency.
  • To prepare food and drink, being aware of people’s choice, likes / dislikes, nutritional needs, and cultural requirements.
  • To provide light general household duties, including housework and laundry, as detailed in the care plan.
  • Where people do not have capacity to make some decisions in their life you will offer support, guidance and advice that is in their best interest and follow the relevant processes under the Mental Capacity Act.
  • Job Requirements

  • Clear written and good verbal communication skills
  • Genuine compassion and earnest desire to help people
  • Patience in both words and actions
  • Punctual and able to manage workload
  • Ability to give high-quality care
  • Previous experience as a domiciliary worker will be an added advantage
  • Relevant certifications in care but training will be provided.
  • Are you passionate about making a difference in the life of older people and people with disabilities? Send in your cv to recruits starrycare.

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