We're looking for Domiciliary Carers in Cambridge

With over 60 years experience in providing care for older people, we can help our service users maintain their independence by looking after them within their own home environment. Care at Home, our domiciliary care service, is for anyone who wants to stay at home while receiving the highest quality of care and support from our carers.

We provide a range of services from support with medication and exercise through to offering genuine companionship and friendly conversation.

Job Summary

As a Domiciliary Carer for Abbeyfield, you will be expected to provide the highest quality of care to our service users, enabling them to continue living as independently as possible. You'll deliver the agreed care to the service user within their own home, ensuring that their physical, social, intellectual and emotional needs are met. 

Responsibilities

  • To undertake agreed scheduled home visits
  • To ensure each service user receives the assistance they require (including washing, hair care washing and grooming, shaving, showering and or bathing, dressing/undressing)
  • To assist service users in all aspects of daily living as required within their care plan.
  • To assist with other physical aspects of their care, including incontinence, stoma, catheter care etc.
  • To help prepare/cook meals and drinks
  • To prompt and/or administer prescribed medication
  • To undertake general household cleaning duties such as tidying, dusting, vacuuming, emptying bins etc.

Requirements 

  • Ability to communicate and interact well with people
  • To be able to read, write and work with numbers to a good standard
  • Access to your own transport with a full, clean driving license and relevant insurance 
  • Ability to work on your own initiative and under pressure in changing environments 
  • Have the QCF (NVQ) Level 2 Qualification or be willing to undertake the training
  • Demonstrate an empathy and understanding of the needs of older people
  • Ability to carry out all aspects of the role to a high standard at all times

Apply to become a Domiciliary Carer in Cambridge

If this job role sounds like it could be right for you, please apply today by filling in the application form below. 

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