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Job Reference:   Domiciliary care 

Salary/Rate:

£8.50 - £9.00/hour

Location:

Essex, Southend

Company:

Trix Medcare Limited

 
Care Worker

Trix Medcare is an Independent company, which provides care and support to people in their own home, to remain as independent as possible. At Trix Medcare we take pride in our employees who are hardworking, dedicated and loyal.

Ideal candidates will be caring, respectful and good communicators. 

Trix Medcare based in Southend areas and care for clients in Essex area, such as Southend-On-Sea, Shoeburyness, Eastwood, Leigh-On-Sea, Rayleigh, Hockley, Hawkwell, Ashingdon, Rochford, Great Wakering, and Foulness Island etc.

 

Main duties and responsibilities

1.      To assist/enable Service Users with personal care – washing, bathing, personal hygiene, dressing, toileting and continence care.

2.      To assist/enable Service Users with meal preparation.

3.      To assist Service Users with light domestics associated with the previous responsibilities, such as washing up, bed making and laundry.

4.

      To assist/enable Service Users to comply with their prescribed medication and to maintain records as required.

All employees are expected to follow company policies and procedure, to follow Service Users care plans, to observe, record and report any concerns, absences or potential risk factors. Due to the nature of this work, confidentiality and data protection are vital requirements of the job role.

Trix Medcare maintains a strong ethos of person-centred care, which means the individual should always be at the centre of the care provided.

As a support worker for Trix Medcare we expect you to respect the needs and wishes of individual Service Users and to promote independence at all times when assisting with all aspects of daily living. In accordance with CQC regulations clients should be provided choice and given where possible the opportunity and means to retain their independence. Therefore, the work requires you to be respectful and courteous of others, capable of working with others and thus good communication skills are vital. It is important to maintain a friendly, welcoming, cheerful and helpful disposition when engaging with clients so as to ensure an atmosphere that puts people at ease. 

Benefits:

·         Free DBS

·         28 days holiday pay accrued

·         Free uniform

·         Free training

·         Refer a friend scheme

·         Bank holiday enhancements

·         Training and development opportunity

·         Option gain qualification in Health and Social Care

·         Thousands of online and in-store discounts

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Job Reference:   Domiciliary care 

Salary/Rate:

£8.50 - £9.00/hour

Location:

Essex, Southend

Company:

Trix Medcare Limited

 
Support Worker

Trix Medcare is an Independent company, which provides care and support to people in their own home, to remain as independent as possible. At Trix Medcare we take pride in our employees who are hardworking, dedicated and loyal.

Ideal candidates will be caring, respectful and good communicators. 

Trix Medcare based in Southend areas and care for clients in Essex area, such as Southend-On-Sea, Shoeburyness, Eastwood, Leigh-On-Sea, Rayleigh, Hockley, Hawkwell, Ashingdon, Rochford, Great Wakering, and Foulness Island etc.

 

Main duties and responsibilities

1.      To assist/enable Service Users with personal care – washing, bathing, personal hygiene, dressing, toileting and continence care.

2.      To assist/enable Service Users with meal preparation.

3.      To assist Service Users with light domestics associated with the previous responsibilities, such as washing up, bed making and laundry.

4.

      To assist/enable Service Users to comply with their prescribed medication and to maintain records as required.

All employees are expected to follow company policies and procedure, to follow Service Users care plans, to observe, record and report any concerns, absences or potential risk factors. Due to the nature of this work, confidentiality and data protection are vital requirements of the job role.

Trix Medcare maintains a strong ethos of person-centred care, which means the individual should always be at the centre of the care provided.

As a support worker for Trix Medcare we expect you to respect the needs and wishes of individual Service Users and to promote independence at all times when assisting with all aspects of daily living. In accordance with CQC regulations clients should be provided choice and given where possible the opportunity and means to retain their independence. Therefore, the work requires you to be respectful and courteous of others, capable of working with others and thus good communication skills are vital. It is important to maintain a friendly, welcoming, cheerful and helpful disposition when engaging with clients so as to ensure an atmosphere that puts people at ease. 

Benefits:

·         Free DBS

·         28 days holiday pay accrued

·         Free uniform

·         Free training

·         Refer a friend scheme

·         Bank holiday enhancements

·         Training and development opportunity

·         Option gain qualification in Health and Social Care

·         Thousands of online and in-store discounts

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JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: Support Worker/Care Worker

 

RESPONSIBLE TO: Team Leader for day-to-day supervision 

 

ACCOUNTABLE TO: Coordinator/ Registered Branch Manager

 

Salary/Rate: £8.50 - £9.50/hour

Location: Essex, Southend

Trix Medcare based in Southend areas and care for clients in Essex area, such as Southend-On-Sea, Shoeburyness, Eastwood, Leigh-On-Sea, Rayleigh, Hockley, Hawkwell, Ashingdon, Rochford, Great Wakering, and Foulness Island etc.

Job Summary

The role of the Support Worker has many aspects, however, the principle purpose is to perform duties and tasks that facilitate our customers to live at home in a safe secure and comfortable way. The post holder will be responsible for gaining an awareness of the needs of the customer to enable us to assist them to maintain their physical, personal independence and choice. A key element of the role is the ability to communicate effectively with our customers, their family and friends and other health and social care professionals. Specific tasks will be identified for each customer and will vary according to individual need and choice. By its nature home care requires Support Workers to travel from place to place. The post holder must therefore have the ability to do this either by public transport or their own means.

Key Responsibilities

The Provision of Personal Care

Assisting the customer to get up, dress and prepare for the day, assistance to prepare for bed at the end of the day. This could include:

  • Washing, bathing, showering, oral care, grooming  
  • Toileting, assisting with use of commode, emptying commode
  • Continence management
  • Dressing/undressing and assisting with appearance
  • Using manual handling equipment
  • Assisting to eat and drink
  • Providing medication prompts 
  • Administering medication
  • Meal preparation
  • Emptying commodes
  • Accurate completion of Care Plans and notes
  • Working with other health and social care professionals

The Provision of Domestic Care

Assisting the customer to live independently in their own home by undertaking general housekeeping duties which could include:

  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping and cleaning
  • Bed making
  • Generally making sure the customer is comfortable and warm

Social Care

Assisting the customer to live independently by:

  • Shopping and managing supplies
  • Collecting pensions and prescriptions
  • Accompanying the customer to do their own shopping etc
  • Taking the customer to visit day centres/hospital etc
  • Providing a “sitting service”
  • Agreeing goals and outcomes with customers and reviewing these regularly
  • Engaging with the customer and showing an interest through talking and listening

Customer Care

  • Complete all required documentation accurately and in accordance with company policy and procedure
  • Report any concerns or issues relating to the welfare of the customer or equipment to the Team Leader or Care Co-ordinator.
  • Attend all mandatory training events in accordance with regulatory requirements and Company policy
  • Attend supervision, P&DR and team meetings in accordance with regulatory requirement and company policy

Health and Therapeutic Care

Depending on the services delivered from the branch Support Workers may sometimes be asked to provide basic duties in these areas, but only with guidance and supervision of an appropriate professional.

The list of duties and responsibilities is not exhaustive and the post holder may be required to undertake other relevant and appropriate duties as reasonably required.

Health and Safety

As an employee of Trix Medcare Limited, the post holder has a duty under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, to:

  • Take reasonable care of the health and safety of themselves and all other persons who may be affected by their acts or omissions at work; and
  • Co-operate with their employer to ensure compliance with Health and Safety legislation and the Health and Safety policies and procedures, not intentionally or recklessly interfere with, or misuse, anything provided in the interests of health, safety, or welfare, in pursuance of the relevant statutory provisions.

 

Data Protection

The post holder must at all times respect the confidentiality of information in line with the requirements of the Data Protection Act. This includes, if required to do so, obtain, process and/or use information held on a computer in a fair and lawful way, to hold data only for the specified registered purposes and to use or disclose data only to authorised persons or organisations as instructed.

 

Additional information

A job description is not rigid, but acts as a guide to the functions of the post holder. This job description is subject to relevant review and appropriate modification.

JOB REQUIREMENTS
Role: Care Worker/Support Worker

     

CRITERIA

ESSENTIAL

DESIRABLE

QUALIFICATIONS

A commitment to complete training
as required such as updates,
specialist training or a relevant qualification.

NVQ 2 in Care qualification
or similar recognised
social / health care qualification

EXPERIENCE

 

Previous experience of work
within the care profession

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

Basic verbal, numeracy and written skills.

Ability to work as part of a team.

A clear understanding of confidentiality issues.

Ability to recognise human rights to include choice, dignity, equality and independence.

 

OTHER 
FACTORS

Flexible and enthusiastic approach.

Smart professional appearance.

Focus on providing excellent customer service.

Reliable and dependable.

Use of own mobile phone.

Access to own transport.

Interest in developing career in care.

 

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