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Care Worker

Role Details:

  • Your job title is ‘care worker’ and you will be responsible for supporting clients in their own homes to manage their daily living needs.
  • You will be required to report to the Team Leader if you have any concerns or questions in relation the individuals we support. This could be in relation to their individual health needs, rota changes, safeguarding concerns or any other support you may need. All communication must be in a professional manner.
  • CaringPlus cover a variety of areas within the Oxfordshire and Wiltshire region, and you will be required to work in various locations to meet the needs of the business.
  • Your working hours are 39 hours per week and are not made up of specific shifts.
  • Your hourly rate is £10.75 per hour and you will be paid mileage at a rate of 25p per mile.
  • CaringPlus operate as a 24-hour service and you will be required to work over a 7 day week.
  • You will receive 28 days of annual leave per year or pro-rata if you join during the leave year.

Responsibilities and Duties of the Job:

  • You will be required to support clients with their personal care needs, medication administration, housekeeping duties, meal preparation and shopping. There may also be additional requirements based on the clients care plan/identified needs. It is your responsibility to ensure you read clients care plans and tasks before attending to them and to ask your Team Leader if there is anything you are unsure of.
  • You must ensure log notes are completed on time and identify the level of care provided, choices given, and tasks completed. Notes should be completed at the time of the visit.
  • You must ensure you clock in and out of every client visit and any issues with the network is reported to your Team Leader.
  • You must ensure MAR charts are signed when medication is administered. Any concerns with medication should be reported to the Team Leader.
  • You will be responsible for ensuring any cash is handled correctly and transactions are recorded accurately.
  • You will ensure you always follow CaringPlus’ policies and procedures and represent the company positively.
  • You must ensure that clients receive a high level of person-centred care and their dignity and respect is maintained at all times.
  • You should ensure your own personal hygiene is maintained and you report to work in your CaringPlus uniform and with your ID badge available to you. Please ensure you follow the company's dress code policy.
  • You must ensure you always conduct yourself in a professional manner. This includes to the clients’ families, friends and other professionals.
  • You should ensure confidentiality is maintained at all times and you do not share any details with clients or their families about other clients, members of staff or your personal issues.
  • Your Team Leader will complete 12 weekly supervisions with you to ensure you are well supported and any training needs are identified. In addition, you will have annual appraisals.
  • You must ensure communication is maintained between yourself, colleagues and senior management at all times.
  • This list is not exhaustive and there will be other duties you will be required to undertake to meet the needs of the business. Person Specification:
  • An NQV/Diploma or degree in health and social care is desirable but not essential.
  • Experience in a care setting in essential.
  • You should be able to work well independently and use your own initiative and judgment. Especially when responding the clients’ changing needs.
  • Ideally you would have experience in supporting clients with the tasks listed above and feel confident in working in various environments.
  • You should be able to work as part of a team and communicate effectively with your colleagues.
  • You must have good time keeping and organisational skills.
  • You must be able to write effective notes and liaise in a professional manner.
  • You should be empathetic, patient and passionate about your role.
  • You should be respectful and encouraging.
  • You should have a willingness to listen and to learn from any feedback.
  • You must be observant and have a cheerful/happy nature to ensure clients feel reassured when you are delivering their care.
  • You must have a clean driving license and business insurance.

Working for CaringPlus Healthcare Services Ltd is not only rewarding, but it is satisfying. We value our staff and provide them with the right tools they need to do their work. Whether its an office job or field job, we are all a family.

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