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Recruiter
Kare Plus
Posted
19 February 2013
Closes
19 March 2013
Ref
ACH0032014
Job Type
Salary
Upto 18,000 +bonuses

Further information

 Kare Plus is seeking Care Worker to join our ever expanding team. For over 20 years we have been delivering the highest possible standard of care and exceptional customer service through providing care and support to individuals in their homes and to the private and public sector. A dynamic member of the health care team, the Health Care Assistant Trainee learns how to deliver general patient care such as monitoring vitals, and helping with basic needs. If you are compassionate and have a strong desire to deliver quality patient care, this is an excellent opportunity for you to commence an exciting career in the health care industry!

Care Worker Job Responsibilities

 

As a Care Worker you will learn critical skills like administering first aid, following health and safety policies, performing safety techniques, caring for patients, and taking vitals. These skills will allow you to work in hospitals, hospices, senior homes, or in the homes of patients. You will be working with other health care professionals such as doctors, therapists, radiographers or even podiatrists to coordinate care and ensure that the patient’s needs are being met.

 

Additional responsibilities:

 

  • Providing breakfast and other meals
  • Helping disabled patients get around
  • Making patients comfortable
  • Checking temperature or blood pressure
  • Keeping patient records
  • Administering treatments to patients
  • Job Requirements

     

    This vital health care role requires flexible, empathetic, and physically fit individuals with a strong desire to help others. Previous health care experience is not necessary; some employers offer training or apprenticeships; even if you have just graduated from high school you can still qualify for an apprenticeship. There are a few different criteria that must be met first such as passing a security/background check and a physical that tests physical competence and stamina.

     

    Additional requirements:

     

  • Ability to take care of people
  • Ability to work on own or with a team
  • Professional and discreet - maintain confidentiality
  • Efficient and dependable
  • Good organization skills
  • Respectful and friendly
  • Sensitivity, empathy, patience and having a sense of humour
  • Understanding of health and safety guidelines
  • Benefits

     

    At Kare Plus we know it takes great health care professionals to provide the highest quality of care. We offer competitive compensation and professional growth opportunities which is why a large proportion of our nursing and care staff have worked for us for a considerable amount of time. Join our team and experience the difference!

     

Kare Plus