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Health Care Assistant (Carer)

Permanent  for George Potter in South West London

GEORGE POTTER HOUSE CARE ASSISTANTS

We are currently recruiting for Health Care Assistants (36hrs per week with opportunity for overtime) to provide residential and nursing care for elderly service users. You will be required to provide residents with the highest standard of basic care and support in accordance with the home's philosophy of care and the individual care plan. The ideal candidate would be qualified NVQ in health and social care, however this is desirable and unqualified candidates with the right character and attitude would be welcomed.

The capacity to communicate both verbally and in writing and the flexibility to work on a shift rota basis are also essential requirements

As a care assistant you will be expected to have:

·a friendly and caring approach

·a genuine desire to help people

·the ability to relate to people from a wide variety of backgrounds

·tact and sensitivity

·a respectful approach to clients

·patience and a good sense of humour

·reliability and flexibility

·team working skills and the ability to use your own initiative

·the ability to work to health and safety guidelines

·the ability to remain calm under pressure.

Your core responsibilities will be helping elderly residents with their daily personal care needs such as washing, dressing, using the toilet, and feeding, as well as finding time to interact and engage socially throughout the day.

Are you warm hearted, fun loving and enjoy doing things in the spur of the moment?

Do you wear your heart on your sleeve and enjoy connecting with people and making them smile?

Are you looking for a job that can really make a difference to people’s lives?

Then we want to hear from you. Please e-mail your CV to homemanager@georgepottercare.org or

call Pauline Hamadi on 0207 223 3224 for more information

Job added on 15-11-2014