Career of the Month – April

Care Worker

  • You’ll be helping people in their own homes or in day centres, residential or nursing homes.
  • Your day-to-day duties may include:
  • getting to know clients and their interests and needs
  • helping with personal care like washing, using the toilet and dressing
  • food preparation, feeding and giving out medication
  • carrying out general tasks like housework, laundry and shopping
  • helping clients manage their budget, pay bills and write letters
  • supporting families to get used to new caring responsibilities
  • giving emotional and practical support to children and young people
  • working with other health and social care professionals to provide individual care and development plans
  • helping to organise leisure activities
  • going with clients to and from a residential home

There are lots of companies who employ care workers. This clip give you an idea of what a care worker does.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NFbn9fbBUV8

 

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