Senior Care Worker

Job Title: Senior Care Worker
Occupation Code: 6146
Organisation: Break Barriers (Nottingham) Limited
Location: Nottingham
Hourly Rate: £10.10 – Full Time
Pension: Staff Pension Scheme available

Duties And Responsibilities
  • To promote customers independent living and the control over their life in involving them in all decision making.
  • To provide physical assistance with personal care, including assistance with toileting, washing, bathing, showering, etc.
  • To be able to use hoisting equipment and moving and handling techniques. Training will be provided.
  • To assist with or carry out the preparation of meals at the request of the customer and where necessary support with feeding.
  • To prompt or administer medication in line with Break Barriers policy and customer’s doctor’s prescription.
  • To provide assistance with or undertake household tasks including laundry and cleaning.
  • To support customers with the care of their pets and light gardening duties when required.
  • To support customers in the community with recreational activities or other activities such as shopping, visiting friends and family, etc.
  • To safeguard customers from abuse and discrimination. Training will be provided.
  • To attend staff team meetings and mandatory training sessions.
  • To communicate positively and effectively with the customers, colleagues and any other group of people who may be part of the working environment such as: customer’s parents or friends; social workers; agency workers; district nurses, etc.
  • Routinely oversee and monitor home carers.
  • Take responsibility for the shift and for the service while on duty.
  • Respond to emergencies and provide guidance and support to care workers.
  • Respect the customer’s wishes and privacy and the need for confidentiality.
  • To work weekends and Bank Holidays as required.
  • To undertake any other duties and responsibilities as requested.

All duties and responsibilities must be carried out with due regard to the Break Barriers policies and procedures including standards detailed by the Skills for Care Code of practice.

Post holders will be accountable for carrying out all duties and responsibilities with due regard to the Break Barriers’ Equal & Diversity Policy.

Duties which include the processing of any personal data must be undertaken within the Data Protection guidelines & in line with the principle of Break Barriers confidentiality and disclosure policies.

Full PPE is provided.