What Does It Mean To Be a Carer Worker?

What Does It Mean To Be a Carer Worker?

In case you’re wondering, yes, we recruit carers for Nuneaton and the area.

But what is a Carer Support Worker and how to know if you want to be one?

To be a Carer Worker you don’t have to have a paper with that job title necessarily. You could look after a parent, a spouse or other family member with disabilities, mental illness or special needs and that makes you a carer.

However, the best Carers and Support Workers are the ones that know the specifics of the job, have the specialised training for it and answer to the needs of the sector. But they provide the clients with something rarer to see.

Overdelivering

Once I was told that the best way to do your job, to be valued and appreciated by the others and yourself, is always to overdeliver.

In a world that we usually get what we’ve paid for or less, overdelivering is crucial. We go to the shop, and we usually get what we’ve paid for or sometimes even less (quality of the products or the service). We go to a restaurant, and we get what we’ve paid for or very often, even less. We call with an issue to any service company and as usual – we get what we’ve asked for if not even less.

I know you agree with me.

So can you imagine in that world to come, someone, that over-delivers? Can you believe if that someone is you?

Over-delivering in any aspect of your life will benefit you, primarily when working as a Carer.

The difference for you will be that your over-delivering will improve someone else’s life.

So, what do I mean by Over-delivering? What does a good Carer Worker mean?

Did you know we are looking for Support Workers in Nuneaton?

The Best Carer is kind

The best Carer realises that to work as a carer, you should really care for the people. And kindness is on the top of the list. A person that’s kind has a good heart and loves helping people. That Carer understands that while what he does is a “job” to him, it is a way of living for the Client. A kind Carer understands the client’s situation and over-delivers with his job by just showing care.

The Carer wants to help

To be the best Carer, you have to like helping people. This job is not appropriate for you if you will do it only for the money. Because it’s challenging at moments, sometimes it’s messy and very often is hard.

So if you want to be a good Carer Worker, you have to love helping people. You have to love it not because of the “Thank You” card once a year, but because of the self-pleasure that today you actually did something good for someone else.

The Best Carer Knows Their Stuff

When dealing with people with special needs, you should be aware that the Client’s life sometimes is in your hands. You help them moving around the house or out; you give them their medications, etc.

To do all those things you will have to do training before that. If you consider working with us but don’t have any training, please Contact Us so we can help you with the options.

However, you will have the Certificates, but the most important thing is to realise the big responsibility you have when helping Clients. And the best Carer knows their policies, regulations, duties and is aware of the Client’s specific needs.

Feel confident enough to try it out? Contact Us here or send us this Application Form.

The Carer Worker Always Communicates

Effective communication has always been on the primary keys to being a good Carer. You should be able to communicate with your manager, but most importantly – with your Client.

The Client’s needs and safety always come first. So your task will be to communicate effectively with him on an everyday basis. Here’s the place when your kindness could shine among everyone else with your care and compassion. Just asking the routine questions will help you do the job, but adding the personal characteristic “kindness” will do wonders for the Client and yourself.

Organisation Skills

To be able to organise your time and your duties around your care for the Client is another crucial characteristic of the best Carer. Your professionalism will depend on our organisation skills. While helping the Client with his day-to-day needs, it will be up to you to organise the process in an ethical and effective manner.

Do you feel ready to be a Carer Worker? We offer a job as a Carer/Support Worker all over Nuneaton and the area. Fill this application form and we’ll get in touch with shortly.

Have a question to ask? We’ve got plenty of options to reach out to us here.

 
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Would you like to Work with us as a Carer in Nuneaton and the area?

We need you in Nuneaton.

Improve someone’s life by simply helping them with their everyday needs.

To be a Carer means you will have to look after a person that needs help because of their disability, mental health problem, illness or anything else that is stopping them from looking after themselves.

As a Care Worker, your main responsibilities will be to:

  • Assist the client’s needs by supporting them during their morning, noon and evening routines
  • getting them up from bed or helping them going to bed at evening time
  • making their bed and changing sheets
  • assisting the client to wash, bath or shower
  • helping the client to dress or undress
  • helping with the meals of the day (breakfast, launch, supper) – preparing, staying with the client while having their meal, washing up after that
  • preparing drinks for the client according to their preferences and nutritional needs
  • helping them with their medication at the agreed level of support
  • helping the client the housekeeping where needed and agreed – vacuuming the floors, dusting and disinfecting surfaces
  • providing companionship to the client, keeping a conversation going with the purpose to understand better client’s needs – on a health, emotional and mental level
  • occasionally and when agreed doing daily or weekly shopping, following the procedures of the process.
  • assuring the Client’s safety and good health
  • helping with the Client’s social needs – where agreed, to accompany them when going out for walks, meeting friends, doing shopping, etc.
  • providing safeguarding for the Client
  • using the manual handling equipment safely and correctly
  • follow all procedures not mentioned here, however part of the job description

 

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What Training Do You Need to Start Working as a Carer in Nuneaton:

If you don’t have any training, there is nothing to worry about. We provide full training in the tasks you will be carrying out. Below, you will see a list of main training we will ask you to have:

  • Health and Safety
  • Moving and Handling
  • Food Hygiene
  • Safeguarding and Prevention of Abuse
  • Medication Awareness
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Infection Control

The best thing about working as a Carer with Twilight Recruitment:

  • flexible job hours – as a carer in Nuneaton and the area your working hours depend on your preferences and availability

We provide work on any day of the week, Monday until Sunday, and any time of the day that is suitable for you – from morning to evening.

  • we respect your mobility

If you have a driving licence that allows you to use your car for work you will benefit from it as we are paying you for the mileage. However, if you do not have the chance to drive between the client’s addresses, we will respect that and create your schedule according to your mobility.

  • your earnings will depend on your experience and qualifications, so just fill and send us the Carer Application Form

 

Main documents and certificates you need to work as a Support Worker for Twilight Recruitment Ltd

We will need the following documents from you:

  • Passport
  • Visa – we need working visa if you don’t have UK citizenship and you are not from the EU country
  • National Insurance Number
  • Driving Licence – if you will use your car for work
  • Proof of address
  • Certificates of Training – Manual Handling, Safeguarding, Medication Training, a document of any other training you are certified for
  • Two passport size photos of yourself

Are You Ready To Work as a Carer in Nuneaton?

Here’s what we kindly ask you to do next:

Download the Application form and fill it.

Send it to us via email: info@twilightrecruitment.co.uk

We will contact you as soon as possible to arrange an interview with you as Carer in Nuneaton and the area.