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Senior Care Workers

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About this career

£22,306

Median salary

New workers start around £11,564.14. Normal pay is £22,306 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £35,939.08.
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Jobs

Subjects achieved a 100% pass rate, including Maths, Further Maths, Physics, English Literature and Spanish.

Daily Tasks

  • Liaises with professional staff in carrying out care plans etc.
  • Monitors service users’ conditions by taking temperature, pulse, respiration and weight, and contributes to record keeping.
  • Undertakes light cleaning and domestic duties including meal preparation as required.
  • Helps with daily activities such as letter writing, paying bills, collecting benefits.
  • Provides interest and activities to stimulate and engage the service user.
  • Assists with service users’ overall comfort and wellbeing.
  • Serves meals to service users at table or in bed, assists with feeding if required.
  • Assists and enables service users to dress, undress, wash, use the toilet and bathe.
  • Responds to emergencies and provides guidance and support to care workers.
  • Takes responsibility for the shift and for the service while on duty.
  • Routinely oversees and monitors care workers and home carers.

Skills

Job postings

Active Listening
70
Critical Thinking
70
Learning Strategies
68
Monitoring
67
Reading Comprehension
64
Active Learning
64
Writing
63
Speaking
62
Mathematics
28
Science
22