Care Workers support people with all aspects of their daily life, including social and physical activities, personal care, mobility and meal times. Care workers can work in care homes, residential homes, people’s own homes or the community.
No previous experience required. Providers who offer you work will give you the necessary training you need to get you started in your role.
Duties may include:
Supporting people with social and physical activities;
Booking and accompanying people to appointments;
Helping with personal care such as showering and dressing;
Assisting people with eating and drinking;
Monitoring individuals’ conditions by taking their temperature, pulse, respiration and weight, and possibly helping with medication.