Community Carer £9ph

Recruiter
Alexandra Sydney Associates
Location
Penzance, Cornwall
Salary
£9/hour
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
My client is looking to recruit candidates to work within a community carer capacity visiting the elderly in their own homes. You will be supporting these service users in all aspects of day to day living.

Candidates with care experience whether it be within in domiciliary, residential, learning disabilities or other fields would be welcome, this role comes with great career development working within senior care capacity with future management opportunities. Full training is given for candidates with no experience

Duties will include:
- All aspects of personal hygiene, cleaning and bathing when needed as well as helping with getting dressed etc
- Preparing meals and drinks as well as administering medicine, after being trained to do this
- Taking clients to doctor’s appointments, shopping and other places as and when requested
- Ensuring the client is comfortable and as happy as can be
- Building relationships with them so you can act as a companion they can trust in and be on hand for support

You will have the following skills / experience:
- Full UK driving license,
- Previous healthcare / community care / support worker or other relevant experience though not essential as full ongoing training will be given
- A genuine and sensitive personality, interested in working with the elderly and able to offer great levels of customer service
- Reliable, hardworking and committed to work and your career
- Friendly and outgoing, able to remain calm and patient when under pressure

Varied shifts are on offer including full and part time hours, early and late shifts as well as weekends and some nights.

There are also weekend rates and bank holidays and nights as well as overtime on offer. There are other perks including incentives, fun days and much more