Health and Social Care Worker

Employer Name: Top Talent Recruitment Limited

Job Title: Care Worker

Location: London

Job Type: Full Time

Expected Salary or Package: £11.95 per hour

Weekly Hours: 40 Hours Per Week

Posted on: 15 December 2023

Job Overview

(Note – In addition to these functions, employees are required to carry out such duties as may reasonably be required): Top Talent Recruitment Limited is a leading recruitment company in the UK dedicated to providing innovative recruitment solutions and consultancy. We are seeking a skilled care worker to join our dynamic team.

As a Care Worker, you will play a vital role in supporting the physical, emotional, and social well-being of individuals requiring assistance in their homes or care settings. You will be responsible for providing care in accordance with best practice and legislative requirements, reflecting policies and procedures and agreed standards under the direction of the Senior Carer/Nurse/Manager.

Roles and Responsibilities

The Care Woker responsibilities at Top Talent Recruitment Limited include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assisting with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, toileting, and feeding.
  • Supporting individuals with mobility needs through manual handling techniques.
  • Maintaining personal hygiene and grooming.
  • Encouraging and assisting individuals to engage in daily activities and self-care routines.
  • Preparing and assisting with meals and snacks.
  • Accompanying individuals to appointments and social outings.
  • Monitoring physical and mental health, reporting any changes to healthcare professionals.
  • Offering companionship and emotional support.
  • Engaging in conversation and activities to combat loneliness and isolation.
  • Respecting individual preferences and promoting dignity and choice.
  • Maintaining confidentiality and adhering to ethical guidelines by CQC.
  • Working effectively with other care professionals, family members, and social services.
  • Maintaining accurate records and documentation.
  • Clearly communicating observations and changes to ensure coordinated care.

Other Duties: Personal and Professional Development

Other duties and responsibilities to be undertaken may include some (or all) of the items in the following list:

  • Seeking opportunities for personal and professional growth.
  • The care worker, as a part of normal daily duties and responsibilities, should attend organisational meetings as and when requested to do so in an official capacity.
  • Be a role model for other carers and be an ambassador for the service
  • Be professional, polite and reasonable at all times

Desired Skills and Knowledge Areas

We are looking for candidates having following skills and attributes;

  • Compassion and empathy
  • Strong communication skills
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Patience and understanding
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Strong commitment to quality and ethical care

Qualifications & Experience

  • No formal qualification is required, however candidates with Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care will be preferred.
  • No experience is required because essential training will be provided for the job role.
  • Candidates having experience relevant to health and social care discipline will be preferred.
Job Category: Health and Social Care
Job Type: 40 Hours/ Week
Job Location: London

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