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Care and Support Worker

Location: EDGWARE, MIDDLESEX Salary: 14625.00 - 14625.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Care Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 12 months ago Reference: 3133959
My client is a leading provider of integrated housing services, care and support and community regeneration. Managing over 38,000 affordable homes for rent and sale to those with greatest need, along with a range of care and support services.

Edgware, London
Full time 35 Hrs - 5 day rota working over 7 days
Shifts – 7.00am-2.30pm – 2.30pm-10pm

About the job:
You will be working in a service with 39 older people with varying levels of care needs.
This role does require you to work flexibly to ensure individual needs are met while maximising independence, choice, privacy and well-being, in collaboration with the senior care and support workers/team leaders.

Main accountabilities:
• Provide assistance with the personal care and support needs of customers as identified in their care and support plan.
• Encourage and support customers to establish and maintain positive relationships with their family and friends and engage in activities which help them to achieve their personal goals.
• Provide support and practical assistance to customers with benefits, budgeting, paying bills and accessing appropriate services.
• Provide social and emotional support to customers in line with policies & procedures and best practice.
• Promote self-advocacy and act as the customers` advocate where appropriate.
• Be aware of customers` wellbeing, safety and state of health, reporting any concerns.
• Provide care and support that is appropriate to the age, gender, disability, race, religion and sexuality of the customer to improve their quality of life and independence.
• Ensure all necessary records are accurate and up to date.

About you:
• Understanding of the needs of vulnerable people.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Knowledge of health & safety issues relating to care and support of vulnerable people.
• Ability to work using own initiative and as a member of a team.
• Ability to work flexibly to meet customer and service requirements across a geographical area.

Excellent and unique Benefits package that can be adapted to suit each individual. Offering employees the opportunity to choose from a wide variety of benefits which includes options around Childcare Vouchers, Health and Wellbeing Programme, Employee Assistance and discounts with multiple retailers and many more. There is an impressive Pension Scheme and 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays, with the ability to buy and sell up to 5 days!

Any successful applicant will need to be subject to a background enhanced disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) before any appointment can be confirmed.

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