Healthcare Assistant

£8 - £11 hourly
  • Starrycare Recruitment Services
  • Bletchley, Milton Keynes, UK
  • May 25, 2018
Part time Health Care

Job Description

Domiciliary care is delivered to people who still live in their own homes but who require additional support with personal care, domestic tasks or any other activity that permits them to uphold their independence and quality of life. Any person, at any stage of life could require domiciliary care including those with mental health problems, learning disabilities, physical disabilities, or sensory impairment.

As a domiciliary care worker, you will be an essential part of their daily routine and the person you are assisting is relying on you to maintain their independence. You will be visiting people in their own homes to support them with some personal care, household tasks and occasionally accompanying the user on visits such as to the doctor or hospital.  Driving License for this role is essential.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • An ability to identify and undertake any training necessary to develop within the role
  • The passion to really make a difference to someone’s life
  • Previous experience is preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of what the role involves
  • A compassionate nature and good communication skills

Experience
Minimum of 2 years

Personal Attributes:

  • Willingness to undertake training to ensure a full understanding of the duties and responsibilities of the position
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to build strong and professional relationships
  • Ability to adapt to change quickly, effortlessly and without noticeable concern.
  • Ability to work independently on own initiative and with a positive attitude.
  • Must be able to make common sense decisions at short notice and in emergency situations.

Additional Information:

  • Accommodation Sourced
  • Training Provided
  • Overtime Available

Experience Required

3-6 Months