Care Worker Job Description

Care Worker Job Description

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Care worker provides customers with accuracy product and service information to resolve customer inquiries in professional and customer oriented manner.

Care Worker Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective care worker job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included care worker job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Encourage self-advocacy or to advocate as needed for the consumers
Ensure client health and safety, while assisting residents to achieve increased independence
Perform job-related tasks as assigned, to include mandatory attendance and participation at meetings, trainings and certifications
Willing to undergo a Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check which will be paid for by Mears
Willing to undergo an enhanced PVG disclosure, which will be paid for by Mears
Previous care experience is advantageous but not essential as full training will be provided
Be a care owner/driver
A flexible approach to work with the ability to work early starts, late finishes and alternate weekends
Social care, Health Care, Childcare, Food Safety certifications or similar (not essential)
Able to work minimum 2 evenings and alternate weekends

Care Worker Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Care Worker

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, BLS, PMT, SCIP

Education for Care Worker

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the care worker job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Education, Psychology, Human Services, Early Childhood, Child Development, School of Social Work, Associates, Health Care, Health

Skills for Care Worker

Desired skills for care worker include:

Interviewing techniques to obtain personal information
To make inquiries
To resolve conflicting statements
Have a disability
Resources that serve individuals who are older
Comprehensive service needs of persons with developmental/intellectual disabilities and their families/guardians
Practices and procedures necessary to assure the health and safety of individuals
To make inquiries and to resolve conflicting statements
Make inquiries
Resolve conflicting statements

Desired experience for care worker includes:

Up to £300 new starter bonus
Up to £1000 refer a friend bonus
Mears company pension
General household tasks
A satisfactory PVG check (paid for by Mears)
A driving licence and access to your own vehicle would be preferred but are not essential

Care Worker Examples

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Care Worker Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of care worker. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for care worker
  • Be willing to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (paid for by Mears)
  • Access to your own transport is essential for this role
  • Share the Mears Five Behaviours - being motivational, empowering, customer-focused, being a role-model and setting high standards
  • Have a full driving licence and own transport or live in Cockermouth town centre
  • Have a full driving licence and own transport
  • Observe and respect the Service User’s dignity, privacy and independence as far as practical
  • Ability to review and interpret multiple contract/account information to successfully resolve issues regarding benefit plan administration
  • To maintain accurate, concise and timely records of Service User care, diary sheets, time sheets
  • Coordinate and manage the distribution of correspondence and materials to enrollees and providers
  • Participate in operational activities, including data collection, tracking, and analysis
Qualifications for care worker
  • A satisfactory Protection of Vulnerable Groups Record (PVG) check (paid for by Mears)
  • A full driving licence, valid to drive in the UK with access to your own transport This role would suit a Care Worker, Support Worker, Domiciliary Care Assistant or Carer
  • Mears promotes diversity and is an Equal Opportunities employer
  • Under an exemption from the Equality Act 2010
  • There are full time and part time (evenings & weekends) hours available
  • There are full time and part time (evenings and weekends) hours available
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Care Worker Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a care worker. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for care worker
  • Assist with the fax queue
  • Experience with computer and keyboard use while talking and typing (minimum 35 WPM) simultaneously
  • Must be flexible in scheduling and comfortable with change - customer service as an ever-changing environment
  • Responsible for meeting call handling requirements and daily telephone standards as set forth by management
  • Must agree to observing service for the purpose of training and quality control
  • To help the people we support to participate fully in the day to day management of their home
  • To help people to develop and maintain friendships within the local community
  • To help people to achieve the outcomes and goals/dreams as detailed in their Personal Plans
  • To assist the people we support to participate in social recreational and leisure activities
  • To help the person we support to adapt and improve their Personal Plan
Qualifications for care worker
  • Prompting medication
  • A satisfactory enhanced Disclosure check (PVG) (paid for by Mears)
  • A satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and PVG check (paid for by Mears)
  • Promote independence
  • Social recreation
  • 18 years of age and above
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Care Worker Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of care worker. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for care worker
  • To encourage positive attitude toward the people we support
  • To work in a flexible way recognising the individual needs of the people we support
  • To communicate clearly with colleagues and other stakeholders so that our services operate effectively
  • On joining the company you will be required to apply for SSSC registration - there is a cost of £25 for this
  • On joining Mears you will be required to apply for your SSSC registration - there is a cost of £25 for this
  • If you share Mears’ passion for making a positive difference in people’s lives, please click apply to start your application
Qualifications for care worker
  • A driving licence and access to your own vehicle (preferred)
  • Applicants must be prepared to join the SSSC
  • Applicants must be willing to join the SSSC
  • Must be prepared to join the SSSC
  • On joining Mears you will be required to apply for SSSC registration - there is a cost of £25 for this
  • On joining Mears you will be required to complete your SSSC registration - there is a cost of £25 for this
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Care Worker Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of care worker. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for care worker
  • Once you have joined the Company you will be required to register with SSSC - there is a cost of £25 for this
  • Upon joining the Company you will be required to register with the SSSC - there is cost of £25 for this
  • If successful you will be required to register with the SSSC - there is a cost of £25 for this
  • If successful you will be required to register with SSSC - there is a cost of £25 for this
  • Behavioral health relevant work experience, prefer health plan or managed care environment, working with a variety of clinical professionals in utilization management, case management or disease management
  • 1+ year of experience in a managed care environment, integrated medical and behavioral healthcare, and/or training in chronic pain management
Qualifications for care worker
  • Once started you will be invited to register with the SSSC - there is a cost of £25 for this
  • A driving licence and access to your own vehicle would be preferred however is not essential
  • Once started you will be asked to register with the SSSC - there is a cost of £25 for this
  • Once started you will be required to join the SSSC - there is a cost of £25 for this
  • Available to work a minimum of 16 hours a week
  • Available to work Tuesday to Sunday or Monday, Thursday, Friday and Weekends
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Care Worker Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of care worker. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for care worker
  • Dementia assistance
  • Minimum of 1 year experience working in a practical care role
  • NVQ Level 2/3, desirable but not essential
  • Full driving licence would be useful, but not essential to the role
  • A full UK driving licence and access to your own vehicle is essential
  • Successful candidates must be willing to work alternate weekends, 2 evenings per week
Qualifications for care worker
  • Experience with HRAs (Health Reimbursement Assessments)
  • Experience with medical claims and/ or medical records
  • A satisfactory PVG check from Disclosure Scotland (paid for by Mears)
  • A driving licence and access to your own vehicle essential
  • Monday, Tuesday & Friday 8am to 2pm or 2pm to 8pm
  • Every Sunday either 8am to 2pm or 2pm to 8pm

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