Care Support Worker (Stockport)

Stockport, UK

Job Type

Full Time or Part Time

About the role

Aims & Objectives

To deliver good quality care within the community

To ensure our service is person centred & bespoke

To respect service user’s privacy & dignity

To encourage independence & choice

To provide well trained client specific carers

To deliver a safe & well led service


Job Description: Support Worker

To assist clients of Westwood Homecare to be able to remain independent in their own homes and provide care and support on a flexible basis

To meet these objectives, Westwood Homecare, along with other professionals will carry out various assessments in order to create a client’s individual care plan.


Specific objectives:

  • Provide personal care in line with the duties identified in the home cares handbook, ensuring that the person’s dignity and self-esteem are maintained at all times,

  • Assist people to develop and maintain a high standard of personal/domestic hygiene,

  • Support people in the taking of medication in line with the medication policy,

  • Undertake tasks that seek to support and offer respite to carers, e.g. sitting services,

  • Undertake preparation and cooking meals,

  • Undertake simple domestic tasks,

  • Report any changes which may affect the clients care plan and report any serious mishaps and accidents to management

  • Report any hazards or potential hazards that may affect your ability to carry out duties of the post,

  • Undertake an induction program and other training for the role,

  • All staff working for Westwood Homecare are expected to respond appropriately to any concerns they may have regarding abuse/inappropriate treatment of vulnerable adults. This will mean alerting a manager. The protection of vulnerable adults is core responsibility at all times.

Please note the following:

  • Wages are paid weekly, wages will be calculated by visits attended.


COVID-19 considerations:
All Support Workers to wear full PPE supplied by Westwood Homecare



Location:

  • Stockport Branch


Licence:

  • Driving Licence (Preferred)


Work remotely:

  • No


COVID-19 precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required

  • Plastic shield at work stations

  • Temperature screenings

  • Social distancing guidelines in place

  • Virtual meetings

  • Sanitisation, disinfection or cleaning procedures in place