Care Assistant

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Recruiter
JCare
Location
London, Greater London
Salary
£7.90 - £9.06/hour + Benefits
Posted
23 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This post for a Care Assistant, and is based at our Otto Schiff Care Home, in Golders Green

The Role

The role of a care assistant is to assist and support residents in our residential care home, in a wide range of daily activities so that they can achieve optimum wellbeing, independence, self-expression, fulfilment and have as positive an experience as possible. In addition, all those working in a care home setting, strive to provide all stakeholders, including residents, their relatives or representatives, volunteers, external visitors, professionals and colleagues, with a positive ‘customer experience, thus enhancing their experience as well as their view of our client as a caring professional services provider. As a Carer you will have a key role that impacts on the quality of life of the residents.

38.5 hours per week worked on a rota basis.

Principal accountabilities / responsibilities

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To support residents in all activities of all daily living which are specified in their care plan and or are required in order to maximise wellbeing (physical, emotional, social etc.). These include personal care, food and drink, administering medication, accessing health care and recreational activities.

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To engage with residents and other stakeholders in a way that reflects their preferences, abilities as well as taking into account any impairment. This will be done in a way that will nurture their sense of self.

Requirements for the Care Assistant:

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Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care or desire to be trained.

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Experience of working in a similar care environment (essential) either as a HCA (Health Care Assistant) or Care Worker

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Demonstrate a support role working with older people with dementia.

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Willing to undertake all aspects of care or non-care duties to meet both the physical, emotional and social needs of our residents.

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Able to work shifts (including weekends and evenings)

Benefits

Jewish Care offers excellent benefits and training to all staff. Benefits include, free meals, 20 day's annual leave, Jewish Care Pension scheme, various discounts, Loans and mileage reimbursement, ride to work scheme, eye tests, employee referral bonus and more.

About

Jewish Care is a leading communal organisation. We are the largest health and social care charity for the Jewish community in the UK, caring for nearly 7,000 people every week. Approximately 1500 staff from multi-cultural backgrounds together with 3,000 volunteers help to maintain their service. It provides a wide range of services to help meet the community's physical, social and emotional needs, both directly and in partnership with other organisations. We care & support many people including; older people with dementia, disabilities, mental health needs and Holocaust survivors and many more.

We aim to make a positive impact on the lives of Jewish people by creating excellent social care that enhances well-being and inspires them to stay connected to their community. The organisation is committed to finding innovative solutions tailored to the people who use their services.

We are a proud to be multi award winning organisation. Prestigious awards and accolades they have received include; The Skills for Care Best Employer for over 250 people, The Investors in People Gold standard and the Customer Service Excellence Standard