Relief Home Carer

Milton Keynes Council
Milton Keynes

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Hours: Relief, (0)


Milton Keynes is a rapidly expanding, vibrant and dynamic place to live, work and play. How better to contribute to that continued success than through a unique and rewarding career with Milton Keynes Council. So if you’re looking for an excellent benefits package and the chance to make a difference, make a move to Milton Keynes Council. With modern working practices where flexibility is commonplace and performance is measured on outcomes and results, alongside a generous holiday entitlement, you can experience a fulfilling job and great work-life balance.

We are a care service that provides support to Adults (18+) with a wide variety of care needs, enabling them to remain living in their own homes. We are looking for care workers to join the team on a relief basis, covering periods of absence within the service, enabling us to continue providing high quality and consistent care to all our clients. We can offer a variety of different shift patterns, with the service operating between the hours of 7am and 10pm. The service operates across the Milton Keynes area, and you will be required to travel between each visit, so being a driver with access your own vehicle is essential. This is a key role demanding a high standard of care and an awareness of the special requirements associated with older people, disabled and other vulnerable groups; taking into account diverse cultural needs is an essential element of the role. It involves mainly working alone to meet the service users assessed needs and responding to any changes or emergency situations as they arise.

Key Duties

  • To provide a personal care service, delivered in accordance with the agreed care plan.
  • Ensure clear, concise and accurate records are kept of each visit.
  • Respond to changing needs of the service user.
  • Medication administration as per GP’s instructions, after the appropriate training.

Experience, Qualifications and any Mandatory Requirements

  • NVQ Level 2 in Care (Or equivalent)

Skills Required

  • Taking responsibility for delivering own work and meeting agreed work objectives. Working to agreed guidelines.
  • Able to work alone or as part of a team. Prioritising work loads in accordance with the service user’s care plan.
  • To ensure work load is completed within given timescales.

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