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Adult Care Home Worker

As an Adult Care Home Worker, you’ll provide care and support to residents, while helping them to maintain their independence and to exercise choice.

Working as part of a team with other care professionals, you’ll support the residents in implementing a care plan suitable to their personal physical, social, emotional and cultural needs and preferences.

You’ll be responsible for completing paperwork and keeping up to date records for each resident.

To be successful in this role, you’ll need:

  • A passion for caring for elderly people and their families
  • Good communication skills
  • Empathy and compassion
  • The ability to build trusting relationships
  • To be a good team player
  • Organisational skills
  • Flexibility
  • The ability to make and maintain accurate records

Find out more information on qualifications for this role with Social Care Wales.

Name : Jake Albrighton, 21
Overview : Jake is a Care Assistant at Tregerddan Care Home near Aberystwyth. After volunteering there when he was younger, he completed an access to nursing course and was soon offered a full-time job working with the residents.

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