Location: Ruddington
Salary: £10.50 - £12.50 per hour
Posted: 28 days ago
Contract Type: Temporary or Contract
Contact Name: Paula Leatherland

Community HCA

Job Description

  • Principal responsibilities In line with an individual's plan of care and support:
  • help with their activities of daily living, e.g. getting up in the morning, going to bed at nights, dressing, undressing, washing, bathing and toilet arrangements
  • help service users overcome any mobility problems and other physical disabilities, including helping in the use and care of aids and personal equipment
  • help make a person physically comfortable by, eg, making and changing beds, tidying rooms, doing light cleaning, laundry and emptying commodes where used
  • Assisting with their eating and drinking by, eg, preparing meals, snacks and drinks and helping users to eat and drink if they cannot or have difficulty in doing this by themselves
  • contribute to specialised care plans, eg for people with dementia, re-enablement or people with continence difficulties
  • help users take their prescribed medication (as specified on their care plans)
  • contribute to the care of service users who are temporarily sick and needing, eg minor dressings, bed nursing, help with feeding, etc
  • contribute as needed to a person's end-of-life care
  • Promote users' mental and physical activity by, eg, talking to them, helping them do things for themselves, prompting, taking them shopping, sharing with them in activities such as reading, writing, hobbies and recreations
  • read and write reports, and take part in staff and service users' meetings and in training activities as directed.

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