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ALL HALLOWS HOME CARE

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ALL HALLOWS HOME CARE

    ALL HALLOWS HEALTHCARE TRUST

    HOMECARE

    JOB DESCRIPTION

Post of: Community Care Assistant Grade 2

    Responsible to: Deputy Homecare Manager

    Reporting to: Homecare

    Manager ………………………………………………………………………………………

    …………

    Objective and Job Summary

    To support homecare manager in the provision of care to all clients and to help maintain a high standard of care in a way that respects the dignity of the individual client and promotes their independence, equality and diversity

    To enable clients to stay in their own homes, with assistance, and to help in the general day to day activities.

    Responsibilities

    1. To follow and implement care plans, and deliver planned care to clients

    2. To safeguard vulnerable adults.

    3. Deliver a safe and clean care environment ensuring that cleanliness and standards are

    maintained, including good hand hygiene.

    4. To encourage clients to remain as independent as possible.

    5. To handle and treat gently and with compassion each client, bearing in mind their age,

    frailty, etc.

    6. To assist clients with all aspects of personal care, paying special attention to pressure

    areas.

    7. To help clients with mobility problems and other physical disabilities, including aids

    and personal equipment.

    8. (a) To care for clients who are temporarily sick and needing, for example, nursing in

    bed and help with feeding, meal preparation and shopping, etc.

    (b) Minor dressings if documented and recorded by District Nurses, as needed if

    relevant.

    9. To help in the promotion of physical and mental activity of clients through talking to

    them, taking them out, sharing with them in activities such as reading, writing,

    hobbies and recreations.

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    10. To make and change beds, tidy rooms, light cleaning and empty commodes. 11. To report any abnormalities or concerns to the manager.

    12. To ensure confidentiality including clients records, at all times. 13. To maintain documentation and record keeping in accordance with Homecare Policies

    and Procedures, ensuring the principles of good practice are applied. 14. To carry out routine nursing care procedures to a high and safe standard. 15. To participate in regular staff meetings

    16. To take part in clinical supervision

    17. To participate in teaching sessions and attend mandatory training days. 18. To undertake any other duties as may be requested.

    19. To adhere to All Hallows Healthcare Trust’s policies and guidelines which include

    health and safety, fire, incidents/accident and manual handling. 20. To communicate fully with other team members and the Homecare Manager.

Principal Responsibilities:

    1. To maintain a clean and tidy appearance and good personal conduct at all times.

2. To be aware of and adhere to Legislative/Staff Handbooks.

    3. To attend Fire, Health & Safety and other training lectures as required.

    4. To observe and adhere to procedures relating to Fire, Health & Safety at all times.

5. To be familiar with All Hallows Healthcare Trust’s policy on lone working.

    This job description is not exhaustive and should be related to a contract of employment and all employees are expected, within reason, to be available for other tasks as directed by the Chief Executive or Homecare Manager.

    The post holder will be subject to a system of annual performance review and career development.

    This job description is flexible and serves to provide guidelines to the duties expected of the post and will be reviewed and amended in the light of changing needs.

Signed…………………………………….

    Print Name…………………………………

    Date……………………………………….

    Reviewed: April 2010

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