Care and Support Worker - 20/40 hour Contract or Flexible
Date Listed 12/06/2017
Advertised By Private
Job Type Full-Time
Care and Support Worker - 20/40 hour Contract or Flexible currently recruiting care and support workers in all
areas of Dublin South West.
SUMMARY OF ROLE:
To share with other staff in meeting the personal care and support
needs of Service Users in a way that respects the dignity of the
individual and promotes their independence. The care and support
provided by Care and Support Workers is expected to include support
that would reasonably be given by members of the Service User’s family
and is not to include tasks that would normally be undertaken by a trained nurse.
To assist Service Users who need help getting up and going to
bed in the morning and evenings, including dressing and undressing,
washing, bathing and going to the toilet. To help Service Users
with their mobility and with any physical disabilities, including
incontinence and use of personal aids and equipment. To care for
Service Users who are temporarily sick and need bed nursing and help with
feeding etc. To provide care and support for Service Users who
are terminally ill. To help in the promotion of mental and
physical activities of Service Users through talking, outings, reading,
writing, hobbies and recreations. To make and change beds, light
cleaning, emptying commodes and general tidying. To inspect,
launder and mend Service Users’ clothes. To set tables and
trays, prepare and serve light meals, clearing away and washing up.
To read and write reports and be involved in Service Users’ reviews and
training activities. To adhere to all Caremark’s policies and
procedures at all times. To report either to the Supervisor or
Care Manager any significant changes in the health or circumstances of
To encourage the independence of Service Users wherever possible.
It is considered essential that Care and Support Workers possess the
Self motivated & well organised.
Caring & sensitive to the needs of others.
Ability to use own initiative.
Ability to communicate effectively.
QQI level 5 modules Care Skills & Care Of The Elderly
Full Irish driving license and use of a car for work