Are you looking for live in care job?

The primary role of live in carer or a support worker (whether short-term or long-term) is to make sure that clients live as independently as possible in their homes. They feel comfortable and secure in familiar surroundings. Carer encourages clients to pursue their hobbies and interests and assists them with all day-to-day duties.

Live in care job description

Live in care job is not for everyone. It is a challenging role that involves a lot of patience, caring and loving nature and passion for helping other people. You, as a carer, will be doing the things that a family member would do for their loved one or even more.

As a live in carer, you will be acting according to a care plan. Care plan is a written document that states care needs of a client and is agreed by the care team, family members and healthcare professionals. It includes aspects of personal hygiene, household duties, cleaning, cooking, and social activities.

                       Live in care job specification

Live in care job
                                                 Live in care job 

What characteristics does a good carer have?

– strong communication skills
– being able to live with the client for long-term
– ability to understand and follow instructions
– ability to cope with emergency situations
– caring and loving nature
– empathy and passion for helping others

What qualification should a carer have?

– experience in care
– able to maintain a house (cleaning, cooking, household activities)
– clean driving license
– formal training or qualification

What are the duties of live in carer?

– help with personal hygiene (combing, dressing, washing, toileting)
– working with other health professionals to assist a client
– helping with medication
– assisting in medical appointments
– accompanying during family gatherings
– meal preparation
– shopping
– household activities
– encouraging a client to pursue their hobbies

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DBS Online Application

What is DBS Check?

The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers to make safer recruitment decisions. It prevents unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups such as children or elderly. DBS replaces CRB (Criminal records Bureau). DBS check is to examine the candidate’s criminal records history. Information released on DBS certificates are sensitive and personal.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Application

Please click on the below link if you want to apply for DBS check. All candidates need to have a valid check of criminal records’ history. Carers DBS check is essential document for all candidates who want to work as a live in carer.

The applicant completes an online application form using the organisation reference and password provided.

 

Organisation Reference – SAFEHANDS
Password – safehands
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