DBR03718 Home Carer

Local Government, Public Sector

We are looking for a Home Carer; to provide the highest quality service that puts the service user first, assisting them in maximising their independence and improving their quality of life.
Responsibilities:
To provide prompt support and encouragement to service users to enable them to regain, maximise and develop their independence. To encourage and promote the independence of service users through empowering them to exercise informed choice, taking into account any risk involved.
Qualification – Essential:
GCSE/O Level, 5 GCSE’S including English & maths
NVQ Level 2 in Direct Care or commitment to study to achieve the qualification
Evidence of continuous professional development
First Aid Trained
Advanced ECDL –Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Adobe, Outlook and Social Media
Essential – Skills, Abilities & Experience
Recent and proven hands-on experience of caring for the elderly
Able to demonstrate knowledge of working in a residential setting
Ability to promote and participate in recreational activities
Able to provide evidence of recent First Aid training
Proven ability to work as part of a team
Knowledge of the cultures and religions of the local community; ability to work across cultures
Good understanding of primary care tasks, i.e. bathing, toileting, feeding
Ability to liaise with other health care professionals
Able to undertake some domestic duties and occasional escort duties involved
Must be a willingness to take training
Must have a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
Good ability to communicate effectively both orally & in writing to a wide range of people
Able to drive
Able to work under pressure to strict deadlines
Must be flexible to demands of the role
Good organisational skills
Previous experience in a similar role
Able to provide Three Years of references – essential
Enhanced CRB/DBS; is a requirement for this role
To apply for this role, candidates require a full work history with no unexplained gaps
Diamond Blaque is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Diamond Blaque is acting as an Employment Agency for this vacancy
Benefits
Ref: DBR03718
Job Title: Home Carer
Salary: £9.50 per hour – Inside IR35
Location: South Glamorgan
Hours: 25.00 hours per week
Duration: Minimum of three months

To apply for this job email your details to info@diamondblaquee.com.