Personal Care Assistants - Bedworth

8.15 - 8.15 GBP Hourly + GBP8.15/hour
26 Jul 2018
23 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Donard Recruitment currently have excellent opportunities for Personal Care Assistants, for our client, a UK wide care provider, in the Bedworth area.

Essential Criteria

* Communicative English, both verbal and written

* At least 6 months' personal care experience in a similar environment

* Successful applicants must be prepared to go undergo an DBS check.

Job Duties

* To provide a high standard of care and support to the client within your allocated care package at all times

* To enable the client to live their chosen lifestyle in as free and independent manner as possible

* To ensure the safety and wellbeing of the client at all times

* To maintain client confidentiality at all times

* To establish and maintain an effective means of communication with the client and their family, being courteous, discrete and respectful at all times

* To monitor and maintain a safe and secure working environment for both yourself and the client, adhering to agreed standards of Health & Safety.

* To act in a responsible and professional manner at all times, being respectful of the property and possessions of the client, their family and friends

* To liase with the manager and/or nurse specialist on a regular basis

* To ensure that your knowledge and skills are kept up to date by on the job, in house and external training, including mandatory refresher courses as and when directed

* To act in the best interests of your client and the company at all times

* To maintain an up to date knowledge of all the company's policies and procedures, national care standards and Health & Safety regulations as provided by your manager

* Bowel and bladder management, which can include catheter care, bladder washouts, management of sheath drainage systems, use of suppositories and manual evacuation of bowels.

* Ensuring that the client has frequent and regular relief of vulnerable pressure areas, including turning at night to prevent development of pressure sores

* Moving and handling of client using specialised equipment in accordance with manufacturer's instructions and training provided.

* Assistance with basic physiotherapy. i.e. passive movements of client limbs to ensure that joints do not seize up and that limbs do not develop contractures

* Personal care of client to include, dressing, washing, bathing, grooming and other general hygiene

* A full job description is available on request.

Additional Information

* Hours of work: 36 hours per week, to include days/nights/weekends

* Rate of pay: GBP8.15 p/hour

If this vacancy is of interest to you, please give Charlotte a call on (Apply online only) to discuss