Adult Care Assistant Apprenticeship

About them:

“At Essential Health we’re proud to provide truly personal home care and domiciliary care services for clients in their own homes across Stoke-on-Trent.

With over 30 years of combined experience in our management team alone, we know first-hand the power of packages of support which are as unique as our clients. And we empower our team to deliver on our promises and bring the service and expertise that Essential Health is rightly renowned for to each and every one.”

Job Description:

  • Personal care needs such as: dressing, toileting, showering and helping them into bed.
  • Preparation of meals and snacks.
  • Support with medication in line with Company policy and procedure.
  • Domestic and household services such as: washing, drying, vacuuming, ironing, cooking, laundry, changing bedding and other general cleaning duties.
  • Use of equipment such as: walking frames, wheelchairs, hearing aids, hoist.
  • Recording/reporting thing you do in each home such as: any medicine you have given an individual, any incidents that have occurred, any fault equipment, any safeguarding matters, how long you have been in the home (clock in/out).
  • Supporting clients with their; Physical, emotional, social, cultural and spiritual needs, offering a holistic approach to care.
  • Assisting with client’s general comfort.

Skills Required:

  • The ability to stay calm under pressure
  • A commitment to the job, the client and their families
  • The ability to think quickly and solve problems as they arrive
  • A good knowledge of basic health care and hygiene standards
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A good sense of humour
  • Respect for the client and their families  
  • A friendly approach and the ability to put clients at ease, whatever their physical or social needs

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