Community Carers

Alexandra Sydney Associates
Liskeard, Cornwall
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Part Time
An outstanding opportunity to join a forward thinking and growing leader in the care sector in Cornwall. You will be working within the community, offering great levels of care and support to the elderly in their own homes.

If you looking to progress in your career as a carer or even start your journey within the industry then, this could be the move for you.

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 doctors 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 licence, fleet cars provided if needed
Ideally 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, hard working 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.

The position will be in and around the Liskeard area.

In return a great career opportunity awaits. The hourly rate is £8.70 per/hour. There are other perks including incentives, fun days and much more