24th August 2023

Domiciliary Carer

The Job

Job description

Do you enjoy caring for others? Want to be part of a fantastic team providing high quality support to enhance the lives of our residents?

We are looking for caring, compassionate and motivated individuals to join our friendly team as Domiciliary Carers at Queen Elizabeth Court and Greenwich House, Aylesford.

Salary: £10.90 to £16.35 per hour dependent on qualifications.

Hours: are worked flexibly across Monday to Sunday

Morning shifts – 6:45am – 12:45pm

Evening shifts – 5pm – 9:30pm

What does the role involve?

To provide personal and social support and guidance for our residents in their own flats according to their care plans/support plans in enabling them to maintain as much independence as practicable.

To promote the happiness and dignity of residents at all times.

Follow care plans for residents and when required, attend to the comfort and personal appearance and hygiene of residents at all times including assistance with dressing and undressing, self-administration of medication, toileting, bathing, combing hair, assisting with dentures and hearing aids.

To ensure that you contribute, to the best of your ability, to the efficient running of the home and the creation of an atmosphere conducive to the best interests of the residents and work as part of a team.

Prepare and provide assistance to residents with eating and drinking as needed, ensuring an enjoyable dining experience for all.

Undertake a range of domestic task including but not limited to shopping, vacuuming, polishing, cleaning and tidying to ensure a clean home for our residents

Wash dry and iron residents bed linen and clothing.

Document all care given to Residents in accordance with CQC/RBLI requirements.

The Requirements

What skills do I need?

Kind, caring and empathetic nature

A genuine interest in care and the desire to make a positive contribution to the lives of others

Good written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills

A self-motivated, resilient & tenacious self-starter with strong team ethics

Flexible, reliable and responsive to change

Committed to achieving high standards of quality care and service

The ability to maintain confidentiality

The job is a physical one and often requires manual handling, so a good level of fitness is required

Due to the nature of this role and the policies surrounding delivering personal care to others, you must be at least 18 years old.



To Apply:

If you wish to be considered for the above roles, forward your CV and covering letter including a supporting statement via the apply online button:

RBLI is an accredited Disability Confident Leader. We guarantee to interview disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the role. If you consider yourself to have a disability and wish to apply for the above role under our disability confident scheme then please visit https://rbli.co.uk/disability-confident/ for more information.

RBLI reserves the right to remove a vacancy at any time prior to the published closing date. RBLI is committed to Safeguarding and as such will require all successful candidates to undergo enhanced DBS and reference checks.

RBLI is an equal opportunities employer

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