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Title:  Care and Support Worker - Part Time

Location: 

Barnet, Greater London, GB, EN4 8FH

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Retirement Living
Requisition Number:  41568

Care and Support Worker

Goodwin Court, Barnet, EN4

£8.03 to £8.59 (dependant on qualifications)

35 hours and 19 hours per week available

 

We are seeking Care and Support Workers to join our friendly team at Goodwin Court.

Goodwin Court provides support to a diverse group of clientele, including clients with learning and physical disabilities. If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives, this is a rewarding opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team.

Read more about Goodwin Court here

The role of Care and Support Worker will include:

  • Providing a high quality person-centred service that meets the needs of individual clients
  • Providing hands-on personal care to clients to maintain a clean and comfortable environment, including washing and dressing.
  • Assisting with meal preparation and supporting clients with eating and drinking when needed
  • Administering medication to clients
  • Supporting clients with domestic tasks, such as vacuuming, laundry and shopping
  • Engaging with clients and supporting them to attend activities
  • Completing and filing paperwork detailing daily tasks carried out
  • Responding to emergencies

Skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience in a care role is desirable but not essential as full training is provided
  • A genuine caring nature and interest in caring for older people
  • Skills in providing specialised care such as demetia care would be advantageous
  • Experience administering medication is desirable but not essential
  • NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care or equivalent is desirable
  • Good understanding of the English language, both written and verbal
  • Basic computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel or simillar

Why work for us?

We support vulnerable people to live as independently as possible, by building their confidence and skills to realise their potential.

We are a national organisation but we think locally. We support people through supported housing, move-on accommodation, CQC registered services and floating support. We specialise in services for young people, homeless families and individuals, people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities and people with mental health needs.

Ready to join us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:

  • A pension scheme, with matching contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • 28 days paid holiday (including public holidays) pro rata
  • Life assurance
  • Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working
  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work scheme
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities
  • The full time equivalent is for this role is 37.5 hours

Read the full job profile here

Closing Date: 26 November 2018

We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.

Building Equality and Diversity
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent unlawful working.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Retirement Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.

 


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