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Bank Support Worker in Somersall, Chesterfield (KH/JC)

  • Location: Chesterfield
  • Rate: £7.84 per hour
  • Job Type: Parttime

Job Description

Purpose of the role:

To assist the client with activities which ensure the client is able to live as independently as possible.

About the Client:

Our client sustained a Brian haemorrhage in 1999 as a result of a aneurysm and requires 24 hour supervision daily as she has little awareness of her needs and vulnerability.

We are looking for people to support this client to live a full and active life in their family home and out in the community.

General Work Duties:

  • You will be required to assist the client in the tasks below:
  • Meeting people and socialising
  • Driving / getting around / visiting friends
  • Personal care such as washing or dressing
  • Occasionally attending medical visits
  • Administering medication keeping a written record of all drugs given in accordance with the Medication Policy
  • Preparing and cooking food
  • Cleaning and housework
  • Laundry
  • Ensuring the client’s home is hygienic and safe
  • Encouraging our client to participate in every day household tasks
  • Prompting our client to engage in daily living activities

Personal Qualities:

  • Commitment to providing assistance with all duties to the highest possible standard
  • Show sensitivity and consideration when working with the client
  • Respectful of client’s privacy and dignity
  • Enthusiasm for assisting the client to live their life to the full as independently as possible

Essential Criteria:

A full, valid driving licence is required and access to their own vehicle with the appropriate business insurance.

Experience:

It is desirable for applicants to have previous experience in the care sector. This can be either paid or voluntary work and family care experience can be considered.

Training

HomeCareDirect will ensure that you are fully trained to meet the needs of the person you are employed to support. This training will be provided prior to starting with the client and updated as necessary.  Some training may require you to attend external training courses. 

Pay Rate:

£7.84 per hour

Hours of work:

This is a bank position to cover staff annual leave and sickness to meet the needs of the client.

The general hours are Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm.

For more information please contact Karen Holmes on 01246 520038 or please click to apply online.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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