Job Details

Care at Home Assistant

£475 , Contract

Posted: 3 days ago

Caring 4 U


Job title: Care at Home Assistant

Reports to: Manager

Accountable to: Manager

Job purpose: To work as part of the care team with our clients and to assist with the provision of quality care. To maintain a high standard and follow policies and procedures applicable to home care.

Level of responsibility: Routine duties as directed by, and under the supervision of, the clients staff team.

General Care Assistant duties

  • To work as part of a care team delivering personal care and support to service users.
  • To assist service users in activities of daily living through effective care planning.
  • To assist with the service users physical care, including those with high level care needs, such as dressing, bathing, showering, toileting, meals and mobility.
  • To accompany service users to medical appointments and other activities as required by clients.
  • To assist service users with meals as necessary in a supportive and respectful manner.
  • To ensure all equipment is maintained, clean and in good working order and to report faulty or damaged equipment to the Manager.
  • To be familiar with company policies and procedures and to abide by these.
  • To comply with Health and Safety, Fire and other statutory regulatory requirements.
  • To be familiar with the National Care Standards and apply these to daily practices.
  • To complete administration tasks and update self regarding any change in situations or arrangements within the client.
  • To actively encourage independence and respect service users rights to direct their lives.
  • To represent Caring 4 You in a positive manner.
  • To report any incidents or accidents that happen to you immediately to the Manager or services coordinator.
  • To report any concerns or complaints to the Manager or service coordinator.
  • To attend staff meetings as required.
  • To participate in training programmes as identified in your personal development assessment.
  • To maintain confidentiality in relation to the personal and private affairs of service users.
  • To maintain confidentiality in relation to the business/affairs of the company
  • To be familiar with the Data Protection Act 1998 and ensure that all personal records are handled in line with this legislation.
  • To undertake any other reasonable duty delegated by management from time to time.

Job Details

Full Time
Scotland, United Kingdom