Carer – Private (Southern Suburbs) needed at Faircape Group

Job title : Carer – Private (Southern Suburbs)

Job Location : Western Cape, Cape Town

Deadline : May 22, 2024

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Faircape Health provides the full continuum of care at six world-class healthcare facilities located on-site at six luxury, retirement villages.

The services of experienced, dedicated and compassionate Private Carers are required on Day shift at our facility Cle Du Cap in the Southern Suburbs.

We are seeking compassionate and dedicated Caregivers to join our team. As a Caregiver, you will play a crucial role in providing personalized care and support to your assigned residents. This includes adhering to care plans, ensuring patient comfort, and fostering a safe and therapeutic environment. 

If you are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of others, we invite you to apply for this rewarding position.

Duties include but is not limited to the following:

Personal Care:

  • Attend to activities as per the care plan, including personal hygiene, incontinence care, dressing, feeding, and companionship for your assigned residents.
  • Chart all activities on our electronic system, Healthware, using the provided company cellphone

.Administration & Reporting:

  • Chart and timestamp all activities on Healthware, following company procedures.
  • Report any changes or causes of concern in a resident’s condition promptly to the Duty Sister.

Patient Care (according to care plan):

  • Follow the care plan diligently and document activities on Healthware.
  • Maintain a safe and therapeutic environment for residents, aligning with the care plan and individual diagnoses.

Company Policies & Procedures:

  • Adhere to company rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Treat all residents with respect and dignity.

Infection Control:

  • Comply with company policies and procedures related to infection control.
  • Maintain good personal hygiene as per relevant policies.

Health & Safety:

  • Adhere to company health and safety standards during work activities.
  • Be aware of duty of care and take measures to protect vulnerable residents.
  • Report any health and safety contraventions to the Duty Sister.

Education and Qualifications:

  • Acknowledged Carer training from reputable organisation advantageous 
  • SETA accreditation will be an advantage


  • Proven experience as a Carer or experience in a similar environment 

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Skilled in basic computer knowledge
  • Knowledge of caring principles in caring for the aged, this includes:
  • Core carer competency skills
  • Dementia care
  • Palliative care
  • Rehabilitative care
  • Work well within a team and independently 
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Be accepting of change within the role of caring, as the need arises
  • Maintain positive relationships with all (resident, families, colleagues)
  • Have the ability to make good decisions, think objectively, make decisions and prevent medico-legal risks


  • Have good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be able to work well with the elderly and have compassion for caring for them
  • Be able to work within a team and independently.
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Responsible and accountable
  • Patience and understanding
  • Professional etiquette
  • High level of personal grooming
  • Compassion and empathy towards clients
  • Physical stamina and strength
  • Ability to follow instructions and protocols accurately
  • Willingness to continuously learn and improve caregiving skills

 Specific requirements

  • Clear health record
  • Clear criminal record
  • Clear credit record
  • Contactable references

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