How much are care workers paid?

Average London Care hourly pay ranges from approximately £9.48 per hour for Support Worker to £10.58 per hour for Care Assistant. The average London Care salary ranges from approximately £15,642 per year for Support Worker to £17,000 per year for Community Care Worker.

What does a night care assistant do?

To provide care through the night, checking residents at regular intervals according to their care plan. To respond promptly to calls for assistance while respecting, at all times, the privacy, dignity and choice of the residents.

What are the duties of care assistant?

Personal Care Assistant Job Purpose: Helps clients handle day-to-day self-care, such as toileting and hygiene. Communicates with families of clients to apprise them of the client’s condition and progress. Advises clients and families on nutrition, hygiene, household activities, and other appropriate areas.

What can you bring to this support worker position?

Skills you’ll need to be a Support Worker

  • An interest in people and a commitment to helping others.
  • Ability to communicate clearly.
  • Good listening skills.
  • Ability to carry out practical and domestic duties.
  • Good leadership skills.
  • Organised.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Interpersonal skills.

What do care assistants do in care homes?

What are the main care assistant duties? Typical care assistant duties are wide ranging. The job revolves around helping clients with their immediate needs such as washing, dressing and maintaining their hygiene, as well as helping them with basic day-to-day or administrative tasks like paying bills.

What matters to you as a care assistant?

Our clients, like us, require social interaction and will have stories to tell or feel they need someone to talk to. Being a good, and patient, listener is one of the many qualities a care assistant should have. Great care assistants take time to listen and develop a personable relationship with the client.