Care Assistant / Carers / Support Worker required in Harlow, Essex

Sirona Medical Ltd
Harlow, Essex
£7.50 - £10/hour Sirona Medical offer many benefits
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Sirona Medical are looking to recruit a selection of Care Assistants to work with our client on an agency basis located within Harlow, Essex. If you enjoy helping people and want to make a difference to their lives, this job could be just what you are looking for.

As a Care Assistant you would help people who have difficulties with their daily activities. You could work with children, people with physical or learning disabilities, older people or families.

A good Care Assistant has a friendly and caring approach and the ability to relate to people from a variety of backgrounds. Patience and a sense of humour are also important.

Work activities:

You could work with people (known as clients) in their own homes, in sheltered housing, at day centres or in places like nursing homes. Your exact duties may vary depending on where you work, but could include:

• Getting to know clients, their interests and their needs
• Helping clients with daily personal care such as washing, dressing, using the toilet and feeding themselves
• Carrying out general tasks such as housework, laundry and shopping
• Helping clients manage their budget, pay bills and write letters
• Helping families get used to new caring responsibilities
• 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 (for example, young people who go to a local college)

A Care Assistant is also known as a Care Worker and Support Worker, as a Care Assistant you would need to have:

• A friendly and caring approach
• A genuine desire to help people
• The ability to relate to people from a wide variety of backgrounds
• Tact and sensitivity
• A respectful approach to clients
• Patience and a sense of humour
• Reliability and flexibility
• Team working skills and the ability to use your own initiative
• The ability to work to health and safety guidelines
• The ability to remain calm under pressure

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