Senior Care Assistant – Lee House, Wimbledon

Closing date: 21/03/2018

Location: Lee House 2 Lancaster Avenue Wimbledon London SD19 5DE

£10.30 per hour - 35 hours per week
7:30am-2:30pm / 2:00pm-9:00pm including every other weekend

We are looking to recruit a Senior Care Assistant who can demonstrate compassion and empathy in their approach to caring for older people, supporting and caring for all residents ensuring that their physical, social, intellectual and emotional needs are met while maintaining dignity, choice, independence and respect.

A relevant NVQ Level 3 qualification or equivalent as a requirement of the job role.

Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a dedicated team.  A compassionate, can-do person with experience supporting older people. 

To you, it’s more than just a job. It’s a role where you happily go the extra mile to make a difference to the lives of older people.  A belief in giving your personal best at all times

About Care Home

Lee house has 27 en-suite bedrooms many of which have a balcony or patio doors which look out onto the beautiful well established garden. Lee house is very much a home away from home, with a very cosy atmosphere and friendly caring staff who are available 24 hour a day.

Lee house prides itself in having a clean bright decor throughout and is kept meticulously clean by our very friendly domestic and maintenance staff.
We understand that moving to Lee house can be a big lifestyle change and our dedicated staff team are here to help support and you and your family in this move. We encourage individuals to bring in personal items, such as furniture, pictures and decorations, to make the room as unique and individual as you are and to make it their own. Each resident will have a care plan that is individual to them, created with the input of the resident, family/friends, staff and any others involved in their care.

Lee House has an array of activities to suit a variety of different interests. We have a full time activities coordinator who organises daily activities ranging from exercises, craft making, quizzes, and gardening. We also have outings to places such as Garden centres, Stately homes, Denby’s wine estate, Wimbledon Theatre, Kew Gardens,  Boat trips to name but a few.  And if we cannot go to the entertainment we will bring the entertainment to us with a variety of in house entertainers which our residents always enjoy. Lee house uses any excuse to have a party, afternoon tea or just in house entertainment.

These posts are subject to DBS check. 

Please quote job reference V0120

For further information please contact Theresa McLaughlin, Home Manager on 0208 9460369.