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Domiciliary Care Workers Cheltenham.

Salary: £10.50ph Weekeday – £10.90ph weekend
Hours: Flexible Hours

About the Company

Holmleigh Care Homes Ltd currently employs over 400 staff and is one of the leading independent care providers in the South West of England. For over 20 years Holmleigh Care has provided varying levels of support for adults in residential care; supported living as well as providing additional help within the individual’s own homes. The care we provide is catered specifically for each individual, promoting independence, confidence and helping each person to live a happy and fulfilled life.

Benefits of working for the Holmleigh Care team

  • Enhanced pay for working bank holidays
  • Career progression path within the company
  • Overtime available
  • FREE DBS check
  • Full induction programme to Care Certificate Standards provided
  • FREE training to achieve qualification in Social Care and the opportunity to obtain NVQ’s in care
  • Earn £200 for every friend you refer (after completion of their 6-month probation)
  • NEST Pension Scheme with employer contribution
  • Free Uniform and PPE provided

The Role

  • Supporting clients within their own homes
  • Ensuring clients are actively involved in activities within their own home or within their community
  • Developing and maintaining positive working relationships with clients and their families
  • To offer choice and control in all areas of the client’s life
  • Meeting the individual’s daily needs and requirements in a kind, compassionate and patient manner

To be successful in this role as Domiciliary Care Worker you will need

  • To be reliable and someone our clients can depend on
  • To be able to build and nurture good relationships with all of our clients
  • To enjoy spending time with our clients so that they feel valued and not lonely
  • To show our clients compassion and empathy
  • To work with our clients on daily tasks instead of taking over to speed things up
  • Respect them whilst working in their home
  • To be someone who will put our clients first and listen to their choices
  • A high level of communication skills (written and verbal)
  • A driving License and vehicle (this would be advantageous)

Main Responsibilities

  • To assist clients with personal care where required which may involve assistance with; continence requirements (bathing and showering) and use of hoists (training provided)
  • Preparation of meals and drinks and the prompting of medication
  • Attending GP and Hospital appointments
  • Listening and talking to all clients
  • Ensuring the health and safety of all clients
  • To maintain records (e.g. care plans) where necessary, ensuring these are wholly accurate, up to date and completed in a timely manner
  • Understand each client’s care hours within their home, and ensure you are supporting clients to reflect their care and support needs accordingly
  • Participate in mandatory staff meetings
  • To ensure confidentiality is always maintained, in keeping with the Data Protection Act (DPA) 1998 – ensuring that clients personal details are not disclosed to any unauthorised person and all records are maintained within the DPA 1998 requirements

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