Job Title: Care Assistant
Care First Recruitment Ltd currently require Care assistant for various London boroughs within an extra care scheme. Extra care schemes are responsible for providing effective care and support services for services users living within the scheme or within the local community.
You will be able to work independently as well as part of a team, undertake aspects of personal care and support service users in line with and within service plans whilst maintaining good relationships with service users. You will be required to take care of your own safety and that of other people, particularly with respect to welfare and safeguarding issues. You will be responsible for reporting anything that may pose a risk to the health and safety or safeguarding/welfare of ourself or others.
- Provide care and support for service users to enable them to maximise their own potential/level of independence in washing, dressing and activities of daily living skills
- Work with service users and other staff to ensure that a clean and comfortable communal environment is maintained within supported living
- Assist and encourage service users to access and maintain a level of integration into their community
- Respond positively to complaints and breakdowns in service delivery,
- Medication awareness
Qualifications, Work Experience and Skills:
You will need to hold or currently be working towards an NVQ level 2 health and social care or equivalent, satisfactory enhanced DBS, some experience of working with relevant client group or in the care sector.
Essential skills: Basic IT skills
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