Health Carer at The Little Sisters of the Poor - Social Welfare & Community jobs in Malta - January 2020

Health Carer at The Little Sisters of the Poor

SALARY:
€12,000 to €12,500 / year
JOB TYPE: Full Time JOB LEVEL: Experienced, Graduate
CATEGORY:
Social Welfare & Community

The Little Sisters of the Poor in Malta is looking to recruit an experienced Health Carer to join their team. The chosen candidate will be working with elderly people in an institute.

Job Description:
To share with other staff in meeting the personal care and support needs of customers in a way that respects the dignity of the individual and promotes their independence. The care and support provided by Care and Support Workers are expected to include support that would reasonably be given by members of the customer's family and is not to include tasks that would normally be undertaken by a trained nurse.


Principal Responsibilities:

  • To assist customers who need help getting up and going to bed in the morning and evenings, including dressing and undressing, washing, bathing and going to the toilet;
  • To help customers with their mobility and with any physical disabilities, including incontinence and use of personal aids and equipment;
  • To care for customers who are temporarily sick and need bed nursing and help with feeding etc;
  • To provide care and support for customers who are terminally ill;
  • To help in the promotion of mental and physical activities of customers through talking, outings, reading, writing, hobbies and recreations;
  • To make and change beds, light cleaning, emptying commodes and general tidying;
  • To inspect, launder and mend customers clothes;
  • To set tables and trays, prepare and serve light meals, clearing away and washing up;
  • To read and write reports and be involved in customers reviews and training activities;
  • To adhere to all Caremark's policies and procedures at all times;
  • To report either to the Field Care Supervisor or Care Manager any significant changes in the health or circumstances of a customer;
  • To encourage the independence of customers wherever possible.



Requirements:

  • Qualifications required;
  • MQRIC level 4;
  • Certificate for Health Carer Course preferably Caring for the Elderly.



Personal Attributes:
It is considered essential that Care and Support Workers possess the following qualities:

  • Self-motivated & well organised;
  • Flexible;
  • Caring & sensitive to the needs of others;
  • Ability to use own initiative;
  • Ability to communicate effectively.



The Little Sisters of the Poor: 
Continuing the work of Saint Jeanne Jugan, our MISSION is to offer the neediest elderly of every race and religion a home where they will be welcomed as Christ, cared for as family and accompanied with dignity until God calls them to himself. Continuing the work of Saint Jeanne Jugan, our MISSION is to offer the neediest elderly of every race and religion a home where they will be welcomed as Christ, cared for as family and accompanied with dignity until God calls them to himself.

Kindly submit your application directly to us using the 'Apply for Vacancy' button. Immediate start is available for the right candidate.

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