Community Care Assistant Extra Care Service - Surrey

Recruiter
Surrey County Council
Location
Guildford
Salary
16093.00 GBP Annual + for full time workers, pro rata for part time contracts
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Expires
07 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent

Working for South West Extra Care Service at either Dray Court, Guildford, Riverside & Falkner Court, Farnham, Japonica Court, Ash.

We currently have a variety of part time & bank hours available based in one of the above locations, including evenings and weekends, please give the team a call or contact us via email to discuss our work patterns and hours.

An enhanced DBS 'Disclosure and Barring Service' check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children's and Adults' Barred List checks will be required for this role.

Local government salary-related pension offered, discounted child care vouchers as well as the option to join the car lease scheme. For more information, please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff .

The aim of Extra Care Housing is to provide a safe, secure environment with 24-hour personal care, support on site, to maximise the independence of frail and vulnerable individuals.

Joining us as a Community Care Assistant, you'll be doing something that really matters. Working from either Japonica Court, Dray Court, or Riverside & Falkner Court, you'll have the responsibility for individual, sensitive needs of those who require support. It will be your job to provide support with all daily living tasks, including personal care, medication and mobility.

You'll be there to ensure dignity, choice and control is maintained for those who feel like they have lost it from their lives. They'll look to you for support and guidance, a helping hand, and most importantly; allowing them to continue with their lives.
You'll come to us with a real passion to help others. A natural communicator, you'll take easily to dealing with sensitive and sometimes difficult situations, diffusing any tensions and making sure those in your care are at their ease. You will either hold, or be able to work towards an Level 2 Health and Social Care qualification.

In return, you'll find that our support doesn't stop with people who use our service. At Surrey County Council, we are just as dedicated to the wellbeing of our staff. Joining us, you'll be supported from the beginning, whilst working flexibly. You'll also be given excellent personal development with an amazing set of opportunities, allowing you to progress in your career.