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Live-in Care / Support worker
Fleet, Hampshire, England
Permanent (Full time)
Dominic Care is a family run company which provides care and support to people in their own home, to remain as independent as possible. At Dominic Care we take pride in our employees who are hardworking, dedicated and loyal. Dominic Care has been running now for 11 years and over 33% of staff are long-serving, having been employed for more than 8 years.
Ideal candidates will be caring, respectful and good communicators.
As a live-in carer, you will be expected to live with the client, providing care and support throughout the day. A typical working day runs from 8:00am -10:00pm with a 2 hour break each day. Typically live-in staff work in block periods of 8 weeks with one week off.
Additionally, the company has recruitment and work incentive bonuses. Office will also help staff to acquire the blue card (reward and discount).
Main duties and responsibilities
To assist/enable Service Users with personal care – washing, bathing, personal hygiene, dressing, toileting and continence care.
To assist/enable Service Users with meal preparation.
To assist Service Users with light domestics associated with the previous responsibilities, such as washing up, bed making and laundry.
To assist/enable Service Users to comply with their prescribed medication and to maintain records as required.
All employees are expected to follow company policies and procedure, to follow Service Users care plans, to observe, record and report any concerns, absences or potential risk factors. Due to the nature of this work, confidentiality and data protection are vital requirements of the job role.
Dominic Care maintains a strong ethos of person-centred care, which means the individual should always be at the centre of the care provided. As a support worker for Dominic Care we expect you to respect the needs and wishes of individual Service Users and to promote independence at all times when assisting with all aspects of daily living. In accordance with CQC regulations clients should be provided choice and given where possible the opportunity and means to retain their independence. Therefore, the work requires you to be respectful and courteous of others, capable of working with others and thus good communication skills are vital. It is important to maintain a friendly, welcoming, cheerful and helpful disposition when engaging with clients so as to ensure an atmosphere that puts people at ease.
Flexible working hours
Company events & social hours
Free or subsidised travel
A fully paid DBS check
Mandatory and enhancement training
A role that offers further career opportunities and qualifications (Diplomas)
Work mobile phone, equipped with work email