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Community Support Worker

Visit people who live in their own homes and make sure they are safe, happy and healthy. Although some people will still need 24-hour support, workers will often be more independent, so the role will involve empowering them to continue to make their own decisions.

Assist service users with personal care responsibilities.
Aid service users in meal preparation.
Assist service users with light domestic tasks associated with previous responsibilities, such as washing dishes, making beds and doing laundry.
Assist service users to take their prescribed medication and keep records as needed.
Assist service users with getting out of bed and getting dressed and ready for the day, including all facets of personal care.
Provide emotional support to the family as part of a caring team.
Ensure that any safeguarding concerns are reported in accordance with organizational policies.
Meal preparation and cooking.
Respond appropriately to family complaints and concerns, ensuring that organizational guidelines advise the care management team.
Monitor the health and well-being of customers and notify the appropriate authorities if any change could result in a safety issue.
Be fully aware of any issues that may have an impact on the customer’s well-being.
Ensure that care plans are implemented and updated by the needs of the client.
Give unpaid family caregivers a respite break from their caring responsibilities.
Support clients to social clubs and outings that promote their well-being and keep them connected to their local community.

Bachelors in a social service
Should be caring and patient enough to support people
Have a driver’s license to visit the households.