Support Worker

  • Temporary
  • Rochester, Medway
  • £ 11.00- £ 12.00 GBP / Hour

BBS Recruitment is currently recruiting for an experienced Care Assistant in a temp position for our client in Rochester.

The successful candidate should be a proactive and hardworking individual with prior experience within a role.

As a Top Tier agency across many local authorities nationwide, BBS Recruitment has access to jobs earlier than other agencies, giving you the best chance of securing the role.

Simplistic payroll process, taking away the hassle from you just enjoy your hard-earned money each week. Training and development opportunities that meet the needs of your career and are tailored to you.

Job Purpose and Context for a Care Assistant:

To enable customers to lead as active and independent lives as possible by providing holistic personal care.

To promote choice to customers in their daily living by providing care which meets Care Quality Commissions (CQC) fundamental standards and supports happy living for the years ahead.

Key accountabilities and decision making:

Delivering the care plan.

Prioritising tasks as appropriate.

Accurate and legible documentation.

Identifying and ensuring health and safety standards are met.

Identify and report signs of poor practice or abuse.

Escalate concerns / issues as appropriate.

Comply with CQC essential standards and Anchor procedures at all times

Knowledge and Understanding

Ability to read, understand and complete / contribute to care plans.

Health and safety in the workplace.

Manual handling procedures.

Safeguarding vulnerable adults.

Food hygiene.

Mental Capacity Act

Understanding of confidentiality and data protection within a care setting.

Skills:

Commitment and passion to provide high quality person cantere care.

Strong interpersonal and empathy skills.

Approachable attitude.

Ability to work as part of a team and individually. Ability to prioritise and plan around customer needs.

Creates an environment where customers feel able to participate and contribute ideas.

Key Activities for a Care Assistant:

Provide person cantered care and support (including laundry, housekeeping and kitchen duties) as identified in the care plan whilst promoting choice and enabling customers to maintain independence and dignity.

Assist in keeping the location clean, safe and odour free for customers.

Maintain and complete accurate documentation of all care and support undertaken. Recognise, document, and report any changes in the care plan, and participate in customer reviews as required.

Enrich the wellbeing of customers by assisting in social activities.

Respond to emergency call systems and deal with any emergencies as and when they arise recognising limitations of role. (Homes only)

Undertake key worker duties, building relationships with customers, families and professionals.

Other Requirements

You must have an existing DBS

2 Years References

To apply for this job email your details and attached CV to serviceteam@bbsrecruitment.uk