Caregiver

Job Description

Assists residents with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, transferring, and getting to and from activities and meals according to the individual service plan. Allows and encourages residents to do as much of their own care as possible.

Job Details

Organization Name: Home Instead – Retford and Gainsborough
Post Name: Caregiver
Qualification: Any Graduate, Post Graduate
Industry: Private
Employment Type: Full Time

Work Hours: 8 Hours
Job Experience: Freshers
Salary: GBP 23000 To GBP 25000 Per Year
Location: Retford, England, United Kingdom DN22 7GR

About Organization

In I came across Home Instead at an Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk, where I was walking in memory of my Grandmother who died of this terrible disease. After researching Home Instead I found we shared a passion to deliver dignified, quality care.

I am now proud to say I have become a member of the Home Instead family and I am committed to ensuring the delivery of high-quality services through the Home Instead Senior Care model and

In particular, welcome the minimum set standards of one-hour visits.Hi, I’m Kim and my main role as Care Manager is to oversee the day-to-day running of the office. A big part of this role is to ensure the quality of the services we provide meets the high standards that Home Instead Senior Care set and make sure that the client.

Having personally cared for my Nan I expect all the care that we deliver as a team at Home Instead Retford and Gainsborough to be of a standard I would be happy for my Nan or other family members to receive. I have been working in care for most of my career, across a range of roles from personally caring for my Nan,
Caregiver Job Responsibilities

Assists residents with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, transferring, and getting to and from activities and meals according to the individual service plan.
Allows and encourages residents to do as much of their own care as possible.
Serves meals to residents in the dining room or apartments and may assist in preparing meals following preplanned menus.
Encourages residents to eat a proper diet and take adequate fluids while respecting the resident’s right to free choice and records and reports changes in resident’s eating habits to the supervisor.
Initiates and participates in leisure activities provided for residents as described in the activity calendar and encourages residents to socialize and participate in planned activities or programs to develop friendships with other residents.
Maintains resident’s records daily in a timely manner and in accordance with company policy and procedures; documents medication distribution as applicable, leisure activities, incidents, and observations; reports any changes in resident’s physical condition and/or behavior, and visitors; observes and reports the health and emotional condition of each resident, and promptly reports all changes to the supervisor.
Assists residents with medication as defined in medication procedure; assists or supervises residents who self-administer the medication; follow physician orders and state laws to administer medications to residents who cannot self-administer their medications, and exhibits an understanding of and follows medication policies and procedures.
Maintains a clean, safe, and orderly environment for the residents; performs general housekeeping; and follows cleaning schedules for resident laundry, bedrooms, dining area, living space, bathrooms, kitchen, and other areas.
Follows proper procedures in emergency situations and responds promptly and positively to resident requests for assistance.
Knows the location of each resident, reminds them to sign out when they leave the building and notifies the supervisor immediately if unable to locate a resident.
Encourages teamwork through cooperative interactions with co-workers.

Caregiver Skills

Health promotion and maintenance
Creating a safe, effective environment
Motivating others
Legal compliance
Bedside manner
Medical teamwork
Promoting mental health
Pain management
Listening, analyzing information, and focusing on quality
Physical ability to reach with hands and arms; climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and lift up to 50 lbs. while avoiding potential injury from transferring, repositioning, or lifting residents

Requirements

Any state-mandated certification
Minimum 1+ year(s) professional or personal experience supporting individuals with disabilities, mental illnesses, or challenging behaviors
Must have a valid in-state driver’s license, provide current registration and insurance, and have a driving record with no more than 2 points within the last 3 years

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