Taunton, Somerset
Salary: £8.24 /hour

Experience of working in care is a preference but training will be provided.

To be responsible (under the supervision of the person in charge) in meeting the personal and health care needs of residents in a way that respects the dignity of the individual and promotes independence. This will involve safe manual handling practices.

To help in the care of the residents’ environment and in the general day-to-day activities of the Home.

To assist residents who need help with their personal toilet including bathing, washing and all aspects of their personal hygiene.

To help in the promotion of mental and physical activity of residents through talking to them, taking them out, sharing with them in activities such as reading, writing, hobbies and recreations.

To help residents with mobility problems and other physical disabilities, including incontinence; to help in use and care of aids and personal equipment.

To notify the person in charge immediately of any matter vitally affecting the well-being of residents and the Home.

To actively encourage residents, according to their capabilities to participate in all aspects of daily living.

To make and change beds, empty commodes and deal with soiled linen and clothing.

To prepare simple food and drinks and where necessary assist or feed residents who need help.

To answer emergency bells, the front door and the telephone and to greet visitors.

To assist, dress or change clothing of residents where necessary.

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