Job Title
Support Worker / Carer - Ref 202064
Employer
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Job Description
Personal Duties
1. Full Assistance with Personal Care & Support
2. Assistance with mobility and prevention of falls
3. Assistance with showering
4. Full assistance with medication administration
5. Assistance with meal preparation
6. Observation and monitoring to ensure personal safety
Domestic Duties
1. Provision and monitoring for a safe household environment
Social Duties
1. Support to be outdoors and have fresh air on a regular basis when possible
2. Support participation in social activities for example Art & Craft

Person Specification
Essential
• Knowledge and understanding of Parkinson’s disease and difficulties with memory
• Trained in Medication Administration
• Ability to understand and deal with challenging behaviour
• Patient and empathetic nature
• Effective communication skills and ability to offer reassurances
• Respect confidentiality.
• Flexible in approach to meet the needs of the client
• Skilled and experience in safeguarding vulnerable adults
Desirable
• Care qualification or equivalent
• Experience dealing with anxiety
• Experience of working in a caring capacity to good care practice standards. (paid or unpaid).
• Understanding of the needs and rights of people.
Personal Qualities
• You will need to be patient , calm and reassuring
• Have a person centred approach that is flexible and responsive
• Level – headed
• Be ok with Dogs and teenage children who also live in the household

• This post will require a full enhanced DBS disclosure which the candidate must be able to produce for inspection
Hours/Terms
£10.50 per Hour
2 x 16 hours per week

Post One
Monday 7.30am -6.30pm
5 hours flexible support over weekend

Post Two
Tuesday 7.30am – 6.30pm
5 hours flexible support over weekends and some evenings
Additional Info
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Area
Huyton
Contact Details
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Closing Date
23/03/2020
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