We have work throughout the boroughs of Guildford and Woking; however, we currently have a particular demand for carers in Guildford Car drivers preferred. 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. 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.