• Full Time
  • Salary: £8.80-£9.79 per hour

Website Lincolnshire House

Lincolnshire House Association are looking to appoint a hardworking and enthusiastic Day Care Assistant 25 hours minimum. Lincolnshire House is a complex consisting of individual bungalows and 2 activity centres providing residential, respite and day care to adults (from the age of 18) with Cerebral Palsy and similar disabilities. We require care staff to undertake all personal and domestic care needs for our service users. (Enhanced rates will apply for those with NVQ qualifications) NVQ trained staff would be an advantage, however on the job training will be provided. Part-time permanent £8.80 to £9.79 /hour.

Closing date for applications 30.05.2021

Job description

To look after the physical, emotional, cultural and social needs of the residents using a person-centred approach.

To observe and promote the resident’s choice, independence, dignity, privacy, fulfilment and other rights.

To create and maintain good professional relationships with residents, their family and friends and other stakeholders.

To actively support other Care Workers.

To adhere to all regulatory and statutory obligations and Lincolnshire Houses policies, procedures and guidelines.

To actively market Lincolnshire House and promote a positive, personal and professional profile, ensuring the good reputation of Lincolnshire House at all times.

Job Responsibilities

To provide personal care and support to Residents with a wide range of needs.

To know and understand the care and support of the Resident.

To undertake the tasks detailed in the Residents care and support plan using a person centred approach and in the least intrusive way.

To encourage the independence and motivation of the Resident and not foster dependent behaviour.

To provide input onto the care and support plans of Residents by regularly feeding back to the Senior Care Officer/ Assistant Manager.

To assist Residents getting up in the morning and going bed at night.

To assist Residents to wash, bath and shower.

To assist Residents to dress and undress.

To assist Residents to look after their skin, teeth, hair and nails.

To assist Residents with toileting, continence management and personal hygiene.

To assist Residents with their medication at the agreed level of support and as detailed in their Medication Care Needs Assessment.

To prepare food and drink for the Residents, being aware of the Residents choice, likes/dislikes, nutritional needs and cultural requirements.

To provide light general household domestic duties, including housework and laundry as instructed by Management.

To use manual handling equipment safely and correctly.

To take responsibility for the safe handling of property and equipment belonging to the Resident.

To maintain good communication and develop effective working relationships with Residents.

To provide companionship to the Residents, actively talking and listening to them about their interests.

To help the Residents to main contact with their family and friends.

To accompany the Residents on trips into the community.

To assist the Residents to manage their personal affairs.

To ensure as safe as possible the living environment for the Resident, whilst respecting the Residents choice and rights.

Salary: £8.80-£9.79 per hour

Part-time hours: 25 per week plus overtime

Application deadline: 30/05/2021


COVID-19 considerations:
All current procedures are being carried out

To apply for this job email your details to nicola@lincshouse.com.