As a Domiciliary worker you will be providing care in peoples own homes assisting our service users to live full, interesting lives but still staying within the comfort of their own home.
You will assist service users with their general health and personal care needs within the comfort of their own home.
The ideal candidate will have a genuine desire to work in care. You must have a caring attitude and a positive, sociable disposition, be passionate about helping the vulnerable, be respectful towards others, have excellent communication skills and know exactly when you should listen and when you need to step in and help.
You must be fully flexible to work within the domiciliary care environment and it goes without saying that you have great attention to detail and always remain calm under pressure
The homecare workers role will include
Companionship - To provide companionship to the Client, actively talking and listening to them about their interests. You’ll get to know the people you’re caring for and understand exactly what they want and need, helping them achieve things that they wouldn’t be able to do by themselves, allowing them to live independently.
Personal care - To undertake the tasks detailed in the Client’s care and support plan using a person centred approach and in the least intrusive way.
Be reliable, compassionate, honest and patient.
To encourage the independence and motivation of the Client and not foster dependent behaviour.
To provide light general household domestic duties, including housework and laundry, as detailed in the care plan.
To maintain good communication and develop effective working relationships with Clients.
To accompany the Client on trips into the community.
To ensure as safe as possible the living environment for the Client, whilst respecting the Client’s choice and right. By listening and understanding, you’ll treat all our customers with dignity, patience and compassion, developing relationships based on trust and reassurance.
Flexible hours including weekends and evenings.
Hours : Kare Plus Homecare services offer flexible work. Morning, day, night and weekend calls are available.
Qualifications required :
You must have the right to work within the UK
Good level of written and verbal english
Drivers and non drivers
Experience in care would be a bonus but is not essential. We will support you every step of the way and ensure you are confident and competent in the role before you are left to lone work.
This support will be ongoing throughout your care career with us.
Benefits of working for Kare Plus-
Flexible Hours - To suit your needs, full or part time, days, evening, weekends
Excellent Weekly Pay - Competitive hourly rate
FREE Training - In-line with Care Certificate
Full support - Expert training, supervision and ongoing support
Full career development support - Kare Plus Maidstone is a growing company with a variety of opportunities for career progression