Care Worker (Extra Care) - Full-time and regular shift work - £7.88ph

Recruiter
Central Care Recruitment
Location
North London, Greater London
Salary
£7.88/hour
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Interim
Hours
Full Time
Care Worker (Extra Care) – Full-time and regular shift work

Central Care has a continuous requirement for workers with over 12 months paid experience with Older People.

We are able to provide flexible shift work including varied hours, long days and regular rotas.

You must be available for at least 4 shifts a week including late, early and waking night shifts.

Main responsibilities:
1. To provide assistance and/or guidance where needed with personal care, e.g. taking medicines, shaving, bathing and provide more intensive personal or intimate care in circumstances where this is required.
2. To accompany customers to attend appointments and commitments as they wish and as appropriate to each individual.
3. To carry out tasks such as shopping, cleaning, ironing, cooking, collecting benefits and/or prescriptions and to provide appropriate support as required to promote each individual’s independence in these areas as far as is possible.
4. To encourage customers to influence the development of their service to ensure that it reflects their ideas, views, opinions and wishes.
5. To participate in and monitor care plans for and with people using the service and to contribute to and participate in reviews as required.
6. To work as part of a team to support customers, contributing to their package of support, according to individual need.
7. To monitor the physical and emotional health, well being and behaviour of customers and take necessary action in emergencies or when changes require attention.

Requirements:
- Experience of working with older people, preferably in an Extra Care setting, and of working with people with dementia.
- At least one year of recent, paid social care experience.

How to apply:
If you feel that you fully meet the above outlined criteria for this role and would like apply for this post, please forward your CV for consideration