Job Opening: Female BSL Care Worker Wanted

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

POSITION:                            FEMALE BSL CARE WORKER WANTED FOR A DEAF FEMALE – ISLINGTON

RESPONSIBLE TO:           REGISTERED MANAGER/PA

START DATE: IMMEDIATELY

SALARY: PAO – Contact Femaura

 

Applicants are required to:

  • Encourage and assist the client to remain active in her local community/wider community
  • Encourage independence and improve quality of life
  • Provide consistent domestic and personal care with enthusiasm, compassion and empathy
  • Provide social contact – communicating in British Sign Language
  • Carry out all tasks in a way that demonstrates respect for the privacy and dignity and irrespective of disability or personal circumstances.
  • Display professionalism, confidentiality and integrity at the highest standard
  • Have a current enhanced DBS/CRB

 

Responsibilities

 

  1. Personal Care –
  • Assistance in/out of bed, chairs etc. – if required
  • Assistance (un)dressing – if required
  • Personal hygiene, i.e. washing, bathing, showering etc.

 

  1. Domestic

 

  • Maintain cleanliness of her home – regular household duties such as cleaning, washing up and laundry, rubbish disposal, etc.
  • Shopping for groceries, food and essentials – including picking up prescriptions/medication
  • Food, drink and menu preparation for following days
  • Putting down cat food and water/change litter tray when necessary

 

  1. Social

 

  • Accompany the client to GP/Hospital appointments, shopping, sight seeing, social events/activities, business meetings and conferences, parks and trips out of the local area
  • Provide interaction, without prejudice, in British Sign Language – promoting discussion and sharing of information
  • Provide clarification/translation of correspondence including possible contact with third parties on client’s behalf.
  • Assist the client to maintain good relationships with other personnel involved in her care i.e. Community Nurses, Social Workers, G.P’s

 

Qualification and Experience

Essential – Experience in Care domain

Desirable – Qualification in Health & Social Care

 

Please apply by sending your cover letter and CV to contact@femaura.com

 

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