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RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. To provide a Service of Care to service users to enable them to lead as independent a lifestyle as possible. This Care Service will involve a programme of personal care and household management that is personalised for each service user in the form of a Care Plan. Care duties will therefore include assisting the service user with the following activities and in so doing will at all times observe and respect the service users's dignity, privacy and independence as far as practical:
    1. Personal Care:
      1. Dressing and undressing / preparing the service user for Day Care or trips out.
      2. Washing / bathing / showering / shaving / grooming / cleaning teeth.
      3. Hair care (washing / brushing).
      4. Nail care (fingernails only).
      5. Toileting and all aspects of personal hygiene.
      6. Continence management.
      7. Care of pressure sores (under appropriate nursing supervision).
      8. Getting in and out of bed.
      9. Assisting with the use of Aids to Daily Living / Rehabilitation Aids, as required.
      10. Helping with rehabilitation programmes, as prescribed by Healthcare professionals.
      11. Day / evening / night sitting services, as required.
    2. Healthcare - assisting the service user to take prescribed medication.
    3. Dietary Care:
      1. Preparation of snacks and meals according to the service user's likes / dislikes.
      2. Assisting with feeding, as required.
    4. Domestic / Household Services:
      1. General cleaning duties, to include cleaning / dusting / vacuuming / polishing.
      2. Bed-making.
      3. Clearing refuse and rubbish.
      4. Laundering / Hand-washing / Ironing / Light needlework, as required.
      5. Fuel Management.
      6. Shopping, and the preparation of shopping lists and assistance with budgeting.
      7. Light gardening tasks (subject to previous agreement at the Care Plan stage).
    5. Personal services:
      1. Assistance with personal finances, to include paying bills, collecting pensions.
      2. Personal planning (birthdays / anniversaries etc)
      3. Democratic rights (voting cards etc).
  2. To conform to all Policies and Procedures laid down by the Organisation in respect of carrying out these Care Duties and in other administrative aspects of the business, as relevant.
  3. To participate as directed by the Domiciliary Care Services Manager / Supervisor in Induction Training and regular In-service Training program.
  4. To maintain accurate, concise and timely records of service user care, diary sheets, time sheets and mileage sheets.
  5. To participate in Staff, Team and Quality Management Review Meetings as directed by the Domiciliary Care Services Manager / Supervisor.
  6. To report back to the Domiciliary Care Services Manager / Supervisor on any aspect of service user care which he / she feels warrants investigation or urgent action.
  7. To participate in reviews of service users' Care Plans as required.
  8. To be aware of the tasks and activities which must NOT be undertaken as part of care duties, as set out in Policy No 1005.
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  2. PERSONAL DETAILS

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  4. Next of Kin - to be contacted in case of Emergency
  5. Availability
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  7. DRIVING RECORD



  8. Personal Hygiene

    Mobility

    Practical Support

     
     
     

    Toileting

    Assisting

     
     
     
     
     
     
       
       
  9. EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL TRAINING (please provide copies of certificates)

  10. Education Center/Training Body (school, college etc)

    DATES

    Course Title and Result (Grade)

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    1. Secondary Education and Higher Education (secondary school, college, university)

    2. Professional Training/Training Courses eg Manual Handling, Fire Safety

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  13. CRIMINAL RECORD CERTIFICATES

  14. If the position you are applying for (whether paid or voluntary) is listed in Schedule 1, Part II of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions) Order 1975, we are entitled to ask Exempted Questions as defined by Section 113(5) of the Police Act 1997 about you. We are required to acquire a Criminal Record Certificate in relation to any person who is a Care Manager or Care Worker. This means that if your application is successful we will obtain through the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) an Enhanced Criminal Record Certificate relating to you before your appointment is confirmed.

    Having a criminai record will not necessarily bar you from working with us. This will depend upon the nature of the position and the circumstances and background of your offences. We observe the “Code of Practice for Registered Persons and Other Recipients of Disclosure Information” published through the Disclosure & Barring Service on behalf of the Home Office, and we will provide you with a copy of it upon request.

  15. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

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    Reason for leaving

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  17. VOLUNTARY & COMMUNITY WORK EXPERIENCE

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  19. EXPLAIN ANY GAPS IN EMPLOYMENT

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  23. Further information (please use this space to tell us about any other information you feel will be suitable for the role)

  24. DECLARATION BY JOB APPLICANT

  25. ANY PERSON, UPON SUBSEQUENT EMPLOYMENT, THAT IS FOUND TO HAVE KNOWINGLY SUPPLIED FALSE OR MISLEADING INFORMATION, OR HAS DELIBERATELY WITHHELD RELEVANT INFORMATION, MAY BE SUBJECT TO DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS WHICH MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL

    I have read and understood the information supplied to me in relation to this Job Position, and the information requested in this Job Application Form. I confirm that all information supplied by me is true and correct to the best of my beliefs.

    I give the prospective employer the right to follow up all references and to make any other job-related enquiries as may be deemed necessary.

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  27. UK CARE TEAM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER

  28. The sole criterion for selection of applicants will be suitability for the Job Position, regardless of gender, background, culture, ethnic denomination, religious affiliation, marital status or disability.

    Data Protection Act, 1998: Your consent on this document gives us the right, under the Data Protection Act, 1998 to process the information you have given, including data of a sensitive nature, relating to your application for employment. Any processing of the data candidates will be destroyed after 6 months in accordance with our Record-keeping Policy.



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