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Live in Carer - JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS

-Nationwide, United Kingdom, £650 - £800 per week, Permanent

Posted: 5days ago

Clover Care Group

Description:

We are currently seeking a female live in care (long term) to join our team. The role is based on the beautiful island of Jersey Channel Islands. 

The role is to care for a lady who is in her mid 70's she lives with her cat and husband, who has his own care package in situ. The client is fully mobile and has no nursing needs. 

The role is to start ASAP, applicants will require an enhanced DBS, up to date training and available references.

If you are interested please send in your cv to clovercareislands@outlook.com

The role:

Objective

 To live in a client’s home and provide a variety of non-medical services that enhance the quality of their life. To help clients and their families meet the challenges of aging with dignity, pride, care and compassion.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Provide live in care, working alone

• Reflect the core values of Clover Care Group

• Contribute to a positive living environment to enhance a client’s quality of life

• As you will be staying in the client’s home, you will follow their house rules and be mindful of their need for privacy

• You may be the only person the client sees over a period of time, it is therefore essential to document daily activities and report any changes or causes for concern in a client’s needs or living conditions

• You need to be clear about when to seek help and advice to keep clients safe and promote their well-being

• Maintain regular communication with line manager and office staff

COMPANIONSHIP services which could include, but are not limited to:

 • Offer companionship and conversation

• Monitor diet and eating

• Stimulate and encourage through a variety of activities (for example clothing selection, hobbies and crafts)

• Arrange and provide reminders for appointments, activities and outings

• Help with travel arrangements

• Organise mail and write letters

• Assist with walking (lending an arm to steady)

• Accompany to appointments and social events (for example visiting friends or family, lunch, club meetings)

HOME HELP services which could include, but are not limited to:

• Run errands / collect prescriptions etc

• Performing light housekeeping tasks (dusting, vacuuming, making beds, changing linens, cleaning bathrooms, kitchens, washing and ironing, taking out rubbish, caring for houseplants etc.)

• Organise and tidy cupboards and check food expiry dates

• Plan prepare and tidy away meals

• Answer the door

• Assist with pet care

• Supervise home maintenance

• Help with shopping and oversee home deliveries

PERSONAL CARE services which could include, but are not limited to:

• Provide medication reminders

• Help with bathing, dressing and grooming

• Help with continence care, where needed

• Assist to eat and drink

• Provide Dementia / Alzheimer care

• Provide respite / convalescence care

• Assist with morning/wake up and or evening/tuck in

 Secondary Responsibilities:

• Participate in company sponsored training and social events including CAREGiver meetings

 • Report hours according to office policy & communicate changes in availability in a timely manner

• Participate in PEAQ engagement Survey

• Document client information in Client and Life Journal

• May require you to run errands and provide incidental transportation for a client using your vehicle or a client’s vehicle

• Perform other reasonable duties as assigned

 Essential Criteria:

 • Ability to treat and care for clients and their property with dignity and respect

• Ability to adapt to various living environments and locations

• Ability to listen, communicate clearly and build relationships with clients and their families in a friendly and pleasant manner

• Willingness to work and communicate professionally with Clover Care Group office teams and other social and health care professionals

• Respect for people suffering from a range of medical conditions with different backgrounds and beliefs to your own. Commitment to non-discriminatory care practice

• Willing to seek guidance when needed and follow instructions

• Excellent time keeper who is organised and reliable

• Ability to adapt to change quickly and make common sense decisions at short notice

• Good hygiene practice, including personal hygiene and a smart appearance

• Good level of stamina and fitness to meet the physical demands of the job

• This role will require you to obtain an Enhanced Disclosure from the relevant body

• Class 1 business insurance (if using own car for business purposes)

 Job Types: Live in - Long term 

Job Details

CCIJERSEY
ASAP
Full Time
-Nationwide, United Kingdom
Permanent
£650 - £800 per week