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Home Care Assistant

Home Care Assistant

Reporting to the Registered Care Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing care in accordance with the companies best practice and legislative requirements, reflecting policies and procedures and agreed standards under the direction of the Registered Care Manager
  • Support and enable our Clients to maintain skills and personal interests whilst delivering person-centred care unique to everyone
  • Maintain skills at a current level, undertake such training and development as required from time to time to maintain and progress knowledge

Main responsibilities and duties of the role:

  • Ensure Clients are at the heart of care delivery and their wishes and preferences enhance their wellbeing
  • To contribute to the efficient running of the service
  • Support Clients to maintain their relationships and connections with family and the local community
  • Ensure Care Plans and other information about how to support Clients are followed and updated
  • Be responsible for informing the Registered Care Manager of any changes in the needs of Clients
  • Be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of those individuals they support

Working with others:

  • Develop effective working relationships with other employees within Your Home Care
  • Work in cooperation with members of the multi-disciplinary teams to maximise opportunities for Clients
  • If desired by the Client, maintain and develop relationships with family, friends and other people important in their life

Leading by example:

  • Seek opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • Be a role model for other Home Care Assistants and be an ambassador for the service
  • Be professional, polite and reasonable at all times

Personal responsibilities

  • Knowledge of, and work within, the Fundamental Standards and strive to achieve outstanding against the Key Lines of Enquiries
  • Understand the regulatory framework that governs the service, including the role of CQC and their requirements
  • Commit to achieving the relevant qualifications commensurate with the role
  • Attend statutory training and any other training as directed by management
  • Understand and follow all policies and procedures relevant to the role
  • Be open to learning opportunities

As the ideal candidate you will have proven experience in domiciliary home care and a track record in providing consistently excellent levels of service. This is a challenging and rewarding role. To be ready for this next step in your career you will need:

  • to have or have enrolled on the Level 2 Diploma in Leadership for Health & Social Care or already achieved have 12 months care experience
  • a calm professional manner and attention to detail
  • excellent interpersonal, listening and communication skills
  • to be able to work well under pressure without loss of accuracy or consistency
  • to have passed your driving test and be able to use your own vehicle
  • be available to work between the hours of 07:00 and 22:00 Monday to Sunday

You will also need to demonstrate:

  • a real passion for providing outstanding care
  • strong organisational and planning skills
  • a good understanding of efficient operations, systems and processes
  • good I.T. skills
  • the enthusiasm, drive and capability to be part of our developing care services.

In return, you will receive the following staff benefits:

  • Company profit bonus
  • Loyalty bonus
  • Employee discounts
  • Referral bonus for staff and clients
  • Active professional development
  • Paid mileage
  • Staff awards
  • Opportunity to enrol on the staff pathway
  • Free mental health counselling
  • Free care certificate
  • Free car parking at head office
  • Be part of a dynamic, innovative and fun team

Please visit our website and social media pages for more information about Your Home Care. www.yourhomecare.co.uk

Job Category: Home Care Assistant
Job Type: Full Time Part Time
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