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Bluebird Care

Care Assistant - Heywood, Lancashire. Full licence and car, although work car may be available.


£7.95 - £12.95 an hour

Positions available: Part time, Flexible

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  • To assist customers with all aspects of their personal care, including;

    • Showering and bathing;

    • Dressing and grooming;

    • Toileting and incontinence;

    • Teeth and dentures.

  • To assist customers with all aspects of medication, including;

    • Administration;

    • Prompting;

    • Reminding;

    • Communicating with the pharmacy and pick up;

    • Encouragement.

  • To assist customers with all aspects of their meal preparation, including;

    • Cooking and re-heating;

    • Preparing and serving of meals;

    • Preparing and clearing the table;

    • Safe storage and infection control;

    • Communicating with the customer and disposing of unsafe food.

  • To support customers in the use of aids and personal equipment, including;

    • Standing and walking frames;

    • Wheelchairs;

    • Manual and electric hoists;

    • Sliding sheets and moving boards;

    • Hearing aids and other physical aids.

  • To support customers with home management, including;

    • Hovering and sweeping;

    • Washing and storing the dishes;

    • Washing clothes and hanging them up;

    • Making beds and changing the lining;

    • Dusting and general tidying;

    • Answer the door and greet visitors;

    • Answer emergency bells and the telephone.

  • To help in the promotion of a customer’s mental and physical activities, such as;

    • Communication and engagement;

    • Going out;

    • Reading, photo albums and writing;

    • Hobbies and recreations.

  • To document and report all relevant customer information, including;

    • Changes to a customer’s care;

    • Emergency management;

    • Family involvement;

    • External health teams.

  • To support a customer through temporary and terminal illness, including;

    • End of life care;

    • Hospital appointments;

    • Personal care in bed;

    • Community health support.

  • To work as part of the Bluebird Care team, which includes;

    • Take part in staff and customer meetings;

    • Training activities as directed;

    • To read and write reports;

    • To attend appraisal and development meetings;

    • To communicate in various formats.

  • To comply with the Bluebird Care business guidelines and policies at all times.

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