Support Worker - Stratford, London

East Thames Group
15 Feb 2017
15 Mar 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Part Time

Vacancy: Support Worker
Salary: £14,720 per annum (£18,155 per annum pro rata)
Hours of work: Permanent Part Time (30 hours per week)

Location: Stratford, London

Are you looking for a job where you can make a real difference?

If you are caring, conscientious and enjoy helping others, apply now to join our Violet Court team, a sheltered scheme (Extra Care) providing personal care to older people in their own home.

The main duties for this post will be to provide emotional support to service users, provide personal care, support and promote daily independence and wellbeing. You will have a good understanding of the needs of older people and previous experience working in a care and support role. Experience in carrying out support planning meetings and reviews is essential.

As a requirement of the role you will be working on a rota basis including weekends, early mornings, afternoon shifts and sleep-ins.

East Thames are an established housing provider and have an excellent reputation within the field of care and Support. We pride ourselves on delivering high-quality services, providing our employees with interesting challenges for their personal and career development whilst also striking the right balance between work and family life.

A key benefit to working with East Thames is that we will support you with a comprehensive induction and training and development package including all statutory training and national vocational qualifications as appropriate.

In addition to all of this we offer the following 'core' benefits:

·21 days holiday

·Excellent Pension and life assurance scheme

·Childcare vouchers

·Season ticket loan

·Advantage Discount Scheme

·Health and Wellbeing scheme

·Excellent training and development function

More about our Violet Court Scheme:

Staffed 24 hours a day, the scheme provides tailored care and support to meet the needs of each individual, which can range from high level care to help them carry out daily tasks such as personal care including bathing and washing, dressing, taking medication, cooking and cleaning; to lower level support as and when is needed. The scheme also provides communal activities and recreation, such as bingo, coffee mornings and communal gardening.

Situated in the heart of Stratford, the scheme consists of 32 contained flats, each with a lounge, bathroom and kitchen. The communal facilities include a lounge, kitchen, dining area, laundry and garden.

Apply Now:
to apply please click on the apply button below and complete an online application, detailing your suitability for the position in the Supporting Statement section.

Closing Date: 26th February 2017