Homecare Aide & Nurse

Criada

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General Description
The Home Care Worker provides and coordinates individualized care and resources to elders, disabled and people with special needs and care, so they may continue to live in their homes and in the community.
Home Care may include transportation, house cleaning, personal hygiene, providing meals, and other health and wellness related activities.
 
Job Duties and Tasks for: "Personal and Home Care Aide"

1) Perform health-care related tasks, such as monitoring vital signs and medication, under the direction of registered nurses and physiotherapists.

2) Administer bedside and personal care, such as ambulation and personal hygiene assistance.

3) Prepare and maintain records of client progress and services performed, reporting changes in client condition to manager or supervisor.

4) Perform housekeeping duties, such as cooking, cleaning, washing clothes and dishes, and running errands.

5) Care for individuals and families during periods of incapacitation, family disruption or convalescence, providing companionship, personal care and help in adjusting to new lifestyles.

6) Instruct and advise clients on issues such as household cleanliness, utilities, hygiene, nutrition and infant care.

7) Plan, shop for, and prepare meals, including special diets, and assist families in planning, shopping for, and preparing nutritious meals.

8) Participate in case reviews, consulting with the team caring for the client, to evaluate the client's needs and plan for continuing services.

9) Accompany clients to locations outside the home, such as to physicians' offices or on outings, using a motor vehicle.
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities.
  • The  incumbent  must  maintain  strict  confidentiality  in  performing  the  duties  of  Home  Care Worker.
  • possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • demonstrate sound work ethics
  • be consistent and fair
  • be compassionate and understanding
  • be flexible, adaptable and able to work effectively in a variety of settings
  • respect cultural differences
  • work independently with little supervisor
  • work effectively as a member of a team
  • Proper First Aid and CPR services
  • demonstrate good decision making in dealing with safety and other medical issue
  • Must be able to cook with specific dietary restrictions in mind
  • Minimum of an SSCE, added certification is an advantage.
 

Summary

Company

Criada

Job Level

Vocational/Semi-Skilled/Unskilled Labour

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Vocational Trade and Services

Job Type

Contract

Minimum Qualification

High School (S.S.C.E)

Preferred Years of Experience

Salary

₦40,000.00 ‐ ₦80,000.00 per month

Application Deadline

3 weeks from now