Job role: Care Assistant.
Job sector: Healthcare.
Job Type: Permanent.
Country: United Kingdom.
Salary: £11.90 hour.
Shift & Schedule:
- Weekend availability.
- Nights as needed.
About the Job.
Lotus Home Care is an award-winning care provider that offers a friendly and compassionate home care service. Our Care Assistants provide a caring service to our service users in their own homes to enable them to remain as independent as possible.
- Dressing and undressing / preparing the service user for Day Care or trips out.
- Washing/bathing/showering/shaving/grooming/cleaning teeth.
- Hair care (washing/brushing).
- Nail care (fingernails only).
- Toileting and all aspects of personal hygiene.
- Continence management.
- Care of pressure sores (under appropriate nursing supervision).
- Getting in and out of bed.
- Assisting with the use of Aids to Daily Living / Rehabilitation Aids, as required.
- Helping with rehabilitation programs, as prescribed by Healthcare professionals.
- Day/evening/night sitting services, as required.
- Assisting the service user to take prescribed medication.
- Informing GP of any health changes.
- Supporting clients to attend health appointments.
- Preparation of snacks and meals according to the service user’s likes/dislikes.
- Assisting with feeding, as required.
- General cleaning duties include cleaning/dusting / vacuuming / polishing.
- Laundering / Hand-washing / Ironing / Light needlework, as required.