VACANCIES

Any job vacancies available with Dartmouth Caring will be advertised here.

Vacancy – Home Help

JOB PURPOSE

To provide domestic help and support to named clients

DIMENSIONS

  • The Post-holder will need to undertake the following:
  • Clean and tidy clients home (including internal windows)
  • Make beds and change bed linen
  • Assist with laundry and ironing where necessary
  • Shop, collect pensions and pay bills for housebound clients
  • Maintain accurate care plans for each client
  • Any other tasks deemed necessary after discussion with Home Help Coordinator

KEY RESULT AREAS

  1. The provision of practical help and support to clients in their own homes
  2. The provision of accurate and timely records

COMMUNICATIONS AND WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

The post-holder will communicate and work with:

  • Manager
  • Home Help Coordinator
  • All other staff
  • Volunteers
  • Clients
  • Totnes Caring Management Committee
  • General Practitioners and Primary Health Care Staff
  • Staff of Statutory Agencies
  • Staff of Registered Social Landlords
  • Independent agencies
  • Local community

Support will be provided by the Home Help Coordinator.

THE MOST CHALLENGING PART OF THE JOB

To give practical help and support to the client to enable them to maintain their independence.

PAY/HOURS/LOCATION ETC

Job Title: Home Help
Terms: Various
Location: Various
Salary: £8.75 per hour

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • The ability to work unsupervised
  • Knowledge and experience of the principles of confidentiality
  • The ability to work as part of a team

Address

Dartmouth Caring
35 Victoria Road
Dartmouth
Devon
TQ6 9RT

Registered Charity: 900226

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