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Support Worker - Care for the Elderly posted by Hire Ground

Full-Time
EC1M, Farringdon, Greater London
£20,000 - £22,000 / year

Job Description

Support Worker / Care Assistant - Care for the Elderly

This is an opportunity to join an independent, beautiful and historic care home for the elderly in the City of London. It is not only a home to some wonderful retired residents, who have a caring and friendly nature, but also has such a wealth of history and stunning facilities. It is all set in lovely gardens, beautiful buildings, etc. and really friendly and caring staff. This is a rare opportunity, which many people have wanted to join, with the chance to work with some wonderful people in a beautiful setting.

SALARY ETC:

* £22,000

* City of London

* Permanent, full-time

* 40-hours a week on a rota basis, you will have 3 weekends off out of the 6 weeks rota, covering a range of shifts.

* Excellent benefits + great holiday allowance + life insurance + pension

DUTIES TO INCLUDE:

* To do what ever activities they would like to undertake every day, with the aim of making each day the best it could possibly be

* To maintain the pensioners existing skills and develop new ones

* To help them live the life they want to lead, make decisions, take appropriate risks and have as many choices about their lives as possible

* To access facilities in the local community and take part in activities outside of their residents, including appointments

* To look after their home, cooking, shopping, keeping it clean, tidy and safe

* To look after their health and help them take medication

* With personal care (e.g.washing, bathing, shaving, going to the toilet, moving and handling), when required

* To achieve their ambitions as set out in their care/support plans

* To assist Pensioners to manage their money

REQUIREMENTS:

* At least 6 months recent care of supporting older people and those with age related illness (such as dementia, Parkinson’s disease)

* To have worked in a residential care home for the elderly

* NVQ level 2 in Care or equivalent

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

* Friendly, caring, and bubbly personality, who is flexible and approachable

* Knowledge of basic care and support

* Able to cover shift patterns

Reference Number

212789411

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