|Salary||£7.65 per hour|
To share with other staff in meeting the personal care and support needs of residents in a way that respects the dignity of the individual, promotes their independence and enables them to learn and maintain skills.
The care and support provided by Care Assistants is expected to include support that would reasonably be given by members of the customer’s family and is not to include tasks that would normally be undertaken by a trained nurse.
Duties of the post
Key skills required
Health and Safety
To maintain positive attitude to Health and Safety in carrying out personal responsibilities, and to co-operate with the Health and Safety Policy, local rules and codes of practice related to Health and Safety.
Post holders must at all times carry out their job responsibilities with due regard to HS4LC’s Equal Opportunities Policy.
Essential skills. abilities and qualifications: Safeguarding Alerter Level 1
Minimum Level 2 Cache or willing to achieve within 1year
The post holder must at all times carry out his/her responsibilities with due regard to the Care Act 2014 and to HSLC policies to ensure HSLC vision, values and strategic objectives are reflected in the work of the service.
It is your responsibility to cany out your duties in line with HSLC policy on Equality and Diversity and be sensitive and caring to the needs of others, promoting a positive approach to a harmonious working environment.
You must promote and safeguard the welfare of the vulnerable people that you are responsible for or come into contact with.
To carry out duties and responsibilities required under the Data Protection Act 1998; in particular to take all reasonable care that no unauthorised disclosure of personal data occurs. To understand and comply with the legal requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.
To adhere to and fully implement the principles and responsibilities of the Equality and Diversity Policy, in all aspects and duties of the role.
In all contacts the post-holder will be required to present a good image of HSLC as well as maintaining constructive relationships
Regular Internal contacts: Service co-ordinator, Supervisor, Centre Manager. Accreditation
Co ordinator, Keyworkers, Care Assistants,
Occasional: Volunteers, students on placement, Office staff, the CEO, The Operational Manager External: Health and Social Care Managers, Allied Health professionals, Family Carers and relatives, Learning Disabilities Support Service personnel, Tutors, Daycare staff, members of the public