Caregiver - Durban
12 days ago
Advert Ref: RMQ302
Advert Title: Caregiver
Area: La Lucia, Durban
Advert Type: Full-Time
Working Hours: 40 Hours
Time Conditions: Dayshift
Salary: R7,000 - R12,000
Closing Date: 7 January 2022
Caregiver Role Summary:
We are seeking an attentive and trustworthy Caregiver to join our staff in providing excellent care to our patients. The Caregiver will plan and follow a daily care schedule with patients, modify care plans as prescribed by medical professionals, and report on any new conditions or needs that may arise.
To succeed as a Caregiver you should be patient, empathetic and have strong people’s skills. You should be observant and committed to making your patient feel safe and comfortable.
Assisting with personal care, which may include bathroom functions, bathing, grooming, dressing, and eating.
Following a prescribed healthcare plan, which may include assisting with exercise and administering medication.
Ensuring the client’s home is organized according to their needs and that safety measures are in place. You may also be expected to assist with some light housework.
Providing emotional support and encouragement to perform necessary tasks.
Providing mobility assistance may be required, for example helping the client in and out of bed, a chair, or a wheelchair.
Transporting or escorting the client to medical and other appointments.
Monitoring and reporting changes in health, behavior, and needs.
Grade 10/11/12 is required.
HIV & AIDS Counseling Certificate
Further education may be beneficial.
Job experience and CPR training may be necessary.
A driver’s license may be strongly desired.
A professional and friendly attitude.
A willingness to work flexible hours, which may include night shifts.