Care Assistants, Victoria House, Kew, Richmond

We are looking to recruit three Care Assistants for Victoria House in Kew, Richmond to help us provide excellent quality care for our group of older residents.

Location: Victoria House 2-4, Ennerdale Road, Kew, Richmond, TW9 3PG

Hours: Full time (Average 35 hours per week)

Salary: £10.55 per hour

We are looking to recruit Care Assistants 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.

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 wellbeing of our residents, you will assist in the promotion of their independence. Duties will include providing assistance to residents with their personal care to include washing, dressing and assisting residents in all aspects of their daily lives as required.

Previous experience for this role is not essential but if you have the right values for our organisation, you will be supported by a programme of continuous training and development and if successful you must be willing to undertake training to achieve NVQ Level 2 qualification or equivalent.

Ideally, some experience in a similar role within the care, health or social care setting, although this is not as essential as your genuine desire to develop a career in this field.
A relevant NVQ Level 2 qualification or equivalent, however if not training will be provided 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

Victoria House is a 29 bedded residential care home that provides a warm and loving environment for elderly people.  Every room is different which gives a nice homely feel to the environment.  We are situated within 3 minutes walk of Kew Gardens Station which is on the District Line and Kew Village.  We are also within ten minutes walk of Kew Gardens and there is easy access to local bus routes and Richmond.  Please provide a copy of your CV, come and have a coffee and chat with us and that coffee could lead to a rich and fulfilling career in care at Victoria House.

We have a strong leadership team and both the Manager and the Head of Care are more than willing to roll up their sleeves to help.  Also it is very important to them both that all the residents know who they are and speak to them on a daily basis.  We are one big happy family.

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Job Closing Date:
30 April 2020

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