Care Assistant, Lee House, Wimbledon, London
We are looking to recruit a Care Assistant who can demonstrate compassion and empathy in their approach to caring for older people, either through previous roles in social care or in other roles.
At Lee House, we have 27 en-suite bedrooms many of which have a balcony or patio doors which look out onto our beautiful garden. We pride ourselves on being a home away from home, with a very cosy atmosphere and friendly caring staff who are available 24 hours a day.
We will support residents in making their own decisions about how they want to live their life. We recognise the importance of maintaining relationships with family and friends and we support residents in pursuing hobbies and interests by offering a variety of activities from in house entertainment to regular outings.
The role of a Care Assistant involves creating an atmosphere that is warm and welcoming, ensuring that every resident enjoys life with us to the full. Promoting the physical, social, intellectual and emotional well-being of our residents, you will assist in maintaining their independence. Our house manager is honest and fair in her approach to managing her team, flexible, helpful and is not afraid to roll her sleeves up and get stuck in, good at baking and climbing mountains for a good cause. A team of caring & friendly staff who will help out where needed no matter what their job role is.
We have clean, bright decor throughout and ensure Lee House is always kept meticulously clean thanks to our very friendly domestic and maintenance staff. Lee House uses any excuse to have a party! And just to have some fun.
Assisting the residents with their daily care needs, monthly evaluations and daily recording as well as keyworking tasks. Getting to know and spending time with the residents, and getting involved with daily activities.
A relevant NVQ Level 2 qualification or equivalent is preferred, however training will be provided to achieve this if you don't have it.
This post is subject to a DBS check.
Job Closing Date:
30 April 2020
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