Care Assistant

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England, UK

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

Assists elderly, recovering, or disabled clients with the activities of daily living. Offers support and companionship to clients. Helps clients handle day-to-day self-care, such as toileting and hygiene. Communicates with families of clients to apprise them of the client's condition and progress. Advises clients and families on nutrition, hygiene, household activities, and other appropriate areas.

• Cares for clients with physical, emotional, or cognitive (e.g., Alzheimer's) impairments
• Provides support, encouragement, and companionship by engaging clients in activities, such as playing games, visiting places, taking walks, or having conversations
• Handles household chores for clients, such as laundry, dishes, changing sheets, and other basic cleaning
• Arranges or provides transportation to appointments, supermarket, etc.
• Assists clients with household finances, such as depositing checks, paying bills, and managing money
• Speaks with family to arrange schedule and activities and stay apprised of client's well-being and needs
• Helps client with self-care, such as toileting, bathing, dressing, brushing teeth, etc.
• Assists clients with ambulation and mobility as needed, transporting from one location to another with a wheelchair or other form of support
• Engages client in muscle stretching and strengthening exercises as needed to improve range of motion
• Dispenses and administers medications as directed by medical providers and family members

Requirements

  • NO TRAINING REQUIRED, WE PROVIDE TRAINING FOR YOU

  • Being reliable and trustworthy.

  • Having good stamina.

  • Being patient and tactful

  • Having good knowledge about hygiene standards and basis health care.

  • Being able to deal with people from different backgrounds.

  • Having interpersonal abilities.

  • Being able to solve different types of problems.

  • Having manual dexterity.

  • Having a desire to help people.

  • Being a good listener.

About the Company

Ekklesia Healthcare strive to be the number 1 healthcare professional provider to both public and private healthcare sector.

We are passionate and believe in what we do, our Carers and staff have all been chosen due to their skills, training and dedication to helping those in need.

We love what we do and it reflects in our work!

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