Domiciliary Care Worker (Sandwell)
Posted on: 06-Aug-2019
Reports to: Registered Manager
Before you proceed:
Do you have a fairly good command of spoken & written English?
Are you able to provide personal care for both men and women?
Are you able to complete an enhanced DBS Check?
Please note that your own means of transport is essential. Drivers are preferred otherwise you would be required to travel by public transport.
Shifts Available: 6:30 am to 3pm | 3pm to 10pm
Please note that applicants MUST be available to work at least one of the shifts mentioned above for a minimum of three weekdays and at least one day of the weekend.
LOCATION: Smethwick, Great Barr, West Bromwich
About Pleasant Valley Care:
- We provide home care services so that those who need it can stay in their own homes instead of moving into residential care.
- We provide homecare, dementia care, disability care and respite care.
- We are regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
- Assist clients with personal care tasks, such as washing, dressing, eating and toileting.
- Perform light housekeeping tasks, such as dusting, vacuuming and changing bed linens.
- Assist in the safe lifting, transferring, repositioning and movement of clients.
- Observe, monitor and record clients’ food and medication intake, physical and emotional well-being, and promptly report any changes to office staff.
- Assist the management to maintain good relationships with other personnel involved in the care of the Service User, i.e. Community Nurses, Social Workers, G.P’s, etc., as part of a caring team.
- Free mandatory training
- Paid twice a month
- Refer a friend scheme
- Employee of the month rewards
- Career development opportunities
- NVQ/QCF Level 2 Health and Social Care
- Have an understanding of the relevant Health and Safety Legislation for Movement and Handling.
- Understand the effects of ageing, disability, incapacity and illness and the impact these can have on a Service Users’ wellbeing.
- Complete QCF 2 within 1 year of course commencement if not qualified.
Criminal Records Bureau Disclosures:
This job will result in the post holder having substantial contact with the elderly, sick or disabled. The organisation, therefore, requires that by virtue of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975, the Police Act 1997, any criminal convictions, bind over orders or cautions, including those which would normally be regarded as spent have to be revealed. The Applicant must complete the relevant section on the application form – the application will be returned if this section is incomplete. If successful, the Applicant will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure.