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Domiciliary Care Assistant

Job Type:Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Sunderland
Closing Date:

Job Description

This vacancy is currently being advertised on behalf of GEM Premium People who are currently trading as a recruitment agency.

Package: From £8.50 per hour, paid mileage, Travel time payment, Uniform, PPE, Bespoke and comprehensive initial and ongoing training.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of one of the largest Domiciliary Care organisations in the UK. Our client is committed to providing the highest quality of homecare in Sunderland and is looking for Domiciliary Care Workers to work throughout Sunderland. Passion and attitude will be at the for front of the requirements for the job.

The Role itself is to support customers with all aspects of their day to day living, so they can enjoy the best possible quality of life within their own home. You will mainly work alone with the customer in their home. Providing care and support which offers many rewards, but can also be challenging. Compassion, good communication skills and a calm and caring manner are essential for this important role for our client. Drivers are preferred but consideration will be given for those that show strong qualities in other areas.

Key Duties & Experience

• Follow the instructions in the care and support plan agreed with each customer.
• All aspects of personal care
• Supporting the customer to eat and drink well
• Safely using aids and personal equipment in a manner that respects the dignity of the customers
• Housework duties
• Recording and reporting the care and support that you provide
• Assistance with medicines
• Communication and contact with Families, representatives or Carers and other professionals
• Confidentiality with customers information
• Follow internal policies, procedures and guidance at all times
• Take part in Staff and customer meetings
• Attend training activities, supervisor and appraisal meetings
• Be adaptable and flexible to the customer and business needs