Deciding to be a carer is a big career move that while challenging, is also incredibly rewarding.
A good carer is selfless and considerate – someone who always thinks about their client and the assistance the client will require at all times during their shift. As well as helping a client with their day-to-day life, a good carer will also be closely interacting with them and providing in-depth social care, so having exceptional social skills is definitely crucial to your success in a care career.
Working with Better Healthcare Services
At Better Healthcare Services, we are dedicated to providing superb healthcare at home for individuals across the UK.
As members of REC Health and Social Care, we ensure that all of our carers are professional and have what it takes to provide excellent care at home for those who need it. We emphasise the importance of education, training and personal development, which is why we encourage you to constantly maintain your skills and focus on improving your techniques and knowledge.
There are three different services you can provide to clients as a carer. As a home healthcare specialist, you will be required to make daily visits to your client to help them with tasks and to ensure they are safe and secure at home. Being a live-in carer will require you to live permanently in your client’s home and to give your client your undivided attention, day and/or night. You may also choose to work in our recruitment sector, where we will pair you with places, such as residential homes or hospitals, which need your help.
When you choose to become a carer, you will be expected to aid your client in various daily tasks, including:
- Personal care
- Washing and dressing
- Meal preparation and cooking
- Outings, companionship and social care
- Supervising medication and collecting prescriptions
- Light housework and gardening
- Visits to the hospital and doctor
It’s important that you feel comfortable with helping your client complete these tasks and that you build a solid relationship with them. We want you to feel happy during your career as a carer and proud of the work that you do for us and your accomplishments during your career in care.
Get in touch with us today
As a care provider, our main priority is to ensure that our clients are receiving the best possible care from carers like you. Being a carer is a fulfilling and rewarding job, and we’re keen to see you thrive in your role. Our dedication to ensuring that you’re always prepared and well-trained means that you don’t have to worry about missing out on any practical carer knowledge – we give you the tools you need to help you do your job to the best of your ability.
To find out more about how you can become a carer with Better Healthcare Services, call us today on 0800 668 1234.
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