Senior Care Support Worker in Kew, Richmond

Closing date: 30/03/2019

Location: Victoria House, Ennerdale Road, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3PG

Salary: £10.66 per hour

Hours: Working on a 3 week rolling rota

Week 1 - 28 hours
Week 2 - 42 hours
Week 3 - 35 hours

Closely supporting the Home Manager, you will actively participate and supervise in the delivery of care to the residents, ensuring that their physical, social, intellectual and emotional needs are met. Responsibilities will include overseeing all the resident care plans in line with their preferences and assisting in the safe control of medication to residents. Team Leaders will also be required to assist in the induction and support of new care staff at the home. 

Extensive previous care experience in a similar role in registered care setting, together with an NVQ2 and/or working towards NVQ3 or equivalent is essential. The ideal candidate must be an excellent communicator, good organiser and have the ability to work flexibly, both using their own initiative and within a care team.

The ability to demonstrate empathy and an understanding of the needs of older people is essential.

This post is subject to DBS check.

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to g.lamoon@abbeyfield.com

Job reference: V0249