Careers

Totally Living Care is a friendly company that care about its clients and staff.

We have an open door policy and believe that its carers are the backbone to its success.

We offer great wages perks and training that can take you to whatever level you wish to go in Health and Social Care.

We are also expanding into Downton soon and need carers for this area.

The purpose of your employment is as follows:

You are required to provide the highest quality of care and support, to allow all service users to remain in their homes.

Promote the philosophy of privacy, dignity, independence. Choice, rights and fulfilment for all clients, within a policy of managed risk taking.

All aspects of physical care, working as part of a team, but also capable of working alone in a professional manor at all times.

Your responsibilities:

To assist service users and carry out as required a whole range of tasks as defined in our policies and procedures for personal care of the service users and also light domestic work, shopping, collection of prescriptions, laundry and ironing. You may be required to feed and water animals, but do not take dogs for a walk. You must stay for the length of time allocated to the service user.

Also:

  • Participate in staff meetings
  • Participate in training activities
  • Participate in staff supervision and appraisal
  • And any other duties that may be asked of you

Communication:

  • You are to report to the office any changes to a service user’s records circumstances or health.
  • Report anything out of the ordinary i.e. bruising, cuts etc. to Senior Carer
  • Report any behaviour or mood changes

Quality standards:

  • You are required to maintain high standards at all times.
  • You will be required to attend regular supervision/appraisals which are a legal requirement to your working the us.
  • You will receive your induction training and will continue you’re working with the us.

Your responsibilities to the service and Totally Living Care Limited:

HEALTH AND SAFETY

  • To be responsible for your own health and safety and that of anybody else who may be affected by your acts or omissions
  • Ensure the health and safety of yourself and service users and the people in their household, and you are required to maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Understand health and safety, hygiene, fire precautions and emergency procedures including basic first aid.

General requirements:

  • Report any potential hazardous areas.
  • Report any potential hazardous objects.
  • Report all accidents – WITHOUT DELAY and fill in accident record.
  • Where qualified assist with the administration of the prescribed medicines to service user and make the appropriate entries in the drug record books.
  • To be aware of the need for and to maintain confidentiality in respect of each and every service user and to report on only matters of concern
  • To be aware of Totally Living Care Limited policies and maintain the highest levels of care in accordance therewith.
  • To take telephone messages and report or record correctly.
  • Participate in staff meetings
  • Participate in training activities
  • Participate in staff supervision and appraisal
  • Participate in quality assurance systems
  • All duties must be carried out and comply with: –
  • Notification of accidents and other Health and Safety requirements
  • Statuary legislation, in particular the Health and hygiene regulations
  • Nationally and locally agreed Codes of Good Practice
  • Fire precautions policy
  • Equal opportunity principles and Totally Living Care Limited anti-discriminatory policy.

Training:

  • Take responsibility for personal development by keeping abreast of developments in the field of caring for older people.
  • To attend training sessions in accordance with training plan.
  • To attend supervision when requested.
  • To take part in staff appraisal either 3 or 6 monthly.
  • To take part in monthly team meetings.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £10.50- £12.00 /hour

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  • Do you have the following licence or certification: Driving License?
  • Are you in Salisbury, Warminster or Downton Wiltshire?

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £10.00 to £12.00 /hour

Experience:

  • care giver: 1 year (Preferred)

Submit your details to us

We are looking for Carers and Support Workers who have a passion for working and supporting the elderly and vulnerable in their own homes. You will be trained to provide personal care, meal preparation, help with medication and assisting with daily living activities as we understand how we impact on the lives of our clients. We will help you to fulfil your career from being a carer to becoming a nurse should you chose to by enrolling you onto our highly specialised training department.

Availability
Please read before completing this section: Standard working requirements are five days each week plus alternate weekends. It is not a requirement that Care Workers should work more than one period per day but you are free to commit to as many as you would like.

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Contact:

Andrew Rogers
Director Totally Living Care Ltd

Tel: 01722 567356
Mob: 07787 242042

Totally Living Care Ltd
63-65 Fisherton Street
Salisbury, SP2 7SU

Alternatively send us your CV by email:careers@totallylivingcare.co.uk