Support Worker – Westwood Extra Care Scheme

Posted 4 months ago

Job Title: Support Worker

Location: Westwood Extra Care Scheme

Hourly Rate:  £10.90

 

Support Worker

Westwood Extra Care Scheme located in Eastwood Old Road, Leigh on Sea, are looking for a Support Worker who care about making lives better to join our team of existing staff to deliver high quality person centred and compassionate care.

As a Support Worker you will provide support and care to tenants living in their own flats, maximising their independence and health & wellbeing.

Key Responsibilities:

The role of the Support Worker may include but is not limited to:

* Personal Care / manual handling (full training will be provided)

* General household chores / Laundry

* Prompting and administrating medication

* Shopping for food, preparing and cooking meals

* Craft activities and games

* Accessing the Community – can include shopping, going for lunch, cinema, day trip to beach etc.

We are looking for an individual who has:

  • A personable and warm approach with a genuine interest in the wellbeing of our tenants
  • Minimum of 6 months experience in care setting
  • Level 2/3 in Health & Social Care Desirable
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to deal with sensitive issues.

For further information please email: recruitment@southendcare.co.uk

 

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