Care Worker

  • £8.72
  • GN Care Services LTD
  • 35-40 hours per week

THE COMPANY

GN Care Services Ltd is a family-run organisation providing flexible and personalised care in the home to adults with mild to complex care needs within Croydon and surrounding areas. Our clients range from the elderly to those with learning difficulties, mental health needs or physical disabilities.

Our main purpose is to enable individuals to live safely and independently in their own homes, to make their own choices and to continue to pursue activities within their community.

THE ROLE

• Visiting nominated clients, at times directed by the care management team.

• Assisting with domestic and personal care needs including washing, dressing, toileting, monitoring of medication, feeding and meal preparation.

• Where indicated, assisting in maintaining the cleanliness of service users' homes.

• Encouraging service user’s choice, individuality and independence.

• Providing support and companionship to service users, especially those who are isolated or live alone.

• Helping service users to participate in all aspects of daily life, including to maintain relationships with neighbours, the neighbourhood and familiar activities/surroundings.

THE CANDIDATE

  • Empathy, compassion and ability to be flexible.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  •  NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care (desirable but not essential).
  • Experience working with adults with mild to complex care needs (desirable but not essential).
  • A valid UK driving license  (desirable but not essential)

OTHER INFORMATION

  • Flexible working hours.
  •  Full induction and training.
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities (including NVQ Level 2 Health and Social Care if not already acquired).
  • Being part of a friendly and professional team where everyone is valued and supported.
  • Free DBS check.

To discuss this role, please contact Oscar.Alexander@croydon.gov.uk

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