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Care Worker / Care Assistant

Date Posted: 01-Mar-2018
Closing Date: 30-Apr-2018
Location: London, London
Salary: Minimum - £8.00, Maximum - £10.00 per Hour
Rapid Improvement; we are one of the leading specialist within the healthcare recruitment. We have been awarded a place in the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS and are currently working with a large number of Hospitals across
Job Summary

Rapid Improvement is seeking 30 Dedicated carers in London and surrounding areas.

Job Purpose:

To implement care plans by directly providing practical, physical, social and emotional care in client’s own homes. To create a supportive atmosphere in which clients can achieve maximum independence. To follow Rapid Improvement's policies and procedures.

Main Activities:

The specific requirements of each assignment will vary and these will be discussed with you before you accept the assignment

As a carer you must be sensitive and responsive to the race, culture, religion, age, disability, gender and sexuality of the client who is receiving care and their representatives.

Specific Duties:

You will provide care according to the client’s specific diagnosis and needs. Your duties will include:

Communicating effectively with the client, the multi disciplinary team and Rapid Improvement team.

Keeping accurate, factual written accounts of your time with the client

Following the Rapid Improvement Assisting with Medication - Carers Policy, as outlined in the handbook

An awareness of the client’s emotional and spiritual needs

Observing and following the Rapid Improvement Health and Safety policy.

Personal Care:

Your duties may include:

Washing an bathing

Use of bath aids

Assisting the client with shave

Mouth Care

Assisting the client to dress and undress

Eye care

Pressure area care

Catheter / Urosheath care

Emptying of colostomy bag

Management of incontinence

Management of MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus)

Including information sharing if client is transferred

Exercise as appropriate to the client’s abilities

Moving and handling

Other Duties may include:

You may be required to perform tasks such as:

Meal preparation

Light household duties which may include:

Laundry, dusting, vacuuming, tidying, bed making, keeping the refrigerator clean and ensuring the contents have not expired

Care of pets

Escorting clients to appointments

Making transport arrangements

Any other duties which may be part of a specific assignment

Shopping - ensuring all receipts are kept

General Knowledge and Expertise:

General care experience

Ideally some experience in caring for clients in their own home

NVQs Level 2 or 3 related to care would be of advantage

Essential Requirement:

An enhanced disclosure with the Criminal Records Bureau.

We pay a competitive rate.

Do not hesitate to apply.

1 - 2 yrs of Experience,


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