Care and Support Worker

Recruiter
Lowry Recruitment Ltd
Location
Southampton
Salary
£8.56/hour
Posted
18 Jun 2017
Closes
18 Jul 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Care and Support Worker – £8.56/hr – Southampton (SO15)
You will be joining and working in a stunning Retirement Village, for a charity, whose person-centred approach to care relies on the dedication and passion of our employees, who we expect to go the extra mile to improve the home experience and generate a relaxed and informal community. The Village is rated as “GOOD” by the CQC.
We aim to achieve the highest possible standard of care in a professional manner through direct care.
We require flexible staff on permanent contracts, who work for three 12 hour shifts per week and contracts will be for 3 day shifts (across Mornings, Evenings, Waking nights and Weekends) a week. The rota is a 3 week rolling rota and you will get every 3rd weekend off. 
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & QUALIFICATIONS
·Have 12 months relevant elderly care experience.
·Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
·Genuine interest in working with the relevant Client group
·Satisfactory DBS Check
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
·Ensure that Clients’ Care Plans are completed and maintained in conjunction with Clients, Relatives and other Health Care Professionals, and in accordance with guidelines & Company policy.
·Assess all aspects of Clients’ care needs, and provide health supervision and direct Care when required.
·Assess social and health care needs of new Clients, and maintain on-going assessment and review of all other Clients. 
This is a fantastic opportunity, please apply online in the first instance. Please note due to the expected high level of applications, if you do not hear back within 5 working days your application has been unsuccessful