1 Nov 2017

Full-TimeAlternative Care Services

AlternativeCareServicces – Posted by ACSLondon, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

HOMECARE WORKERS ARE URGENTLY NEEDED IN LONDON – IMMEDIATE START
We are looking for an LGBT-friendly care assistant based in South London.
ABOUT US:
Alternative Care Services is the UK’s first, independent, LGBTQI* focused, domiciliary care service to provide top quality and safe care to LGBT people over 18 in need of support.
THE ROLE:
A care giving role that will involve providing personal care, you’ll be working over 3 nights (Friday/Saturday/and Sunday), 30 hours per week.
The right candidate will be:
  • Qualified
  • LGBT-friendly
  • Professional
  • Patient
  • Friendly
  • Hard-working
  • Respectful
  • Passionate
  • Have great communication skills
You’ll be someone who really wants to make a difference to our clients’ lives and provide safe, highly effective, supportive services, that makes our clients feel at secure, comfortable and content.
We welcome applications from gay women and other applicants from the LGBTQI community.
You must be comfortable around pets and have a good understanding of the English language.
Full training will be given
Responsibilities and Duties
Personal, night and daily care and support.
Your day-to-day duties may include:
  • getting to know clients and their interests and needs
  • helping with personal care like washing, using the toilet and dressing
  • food preparation, feeding and giving out medication
  • carrying out general tasks like housework, laundry and shopping
  • helping clients manage their budget, pay bills and write letters
  • supporting families to get used to new caring responsibilities
  • giving emotional and practical support to children and young people
  • working with other health and social care professionals to provide individual care and development plans
  • helping to organise leisure activities
  • going with clients to and from a residential home

How to Apply

WHAT YOU MUST HAVE:
Hold a British/EU passport or a valid work permit/visa
HOW TO APPLY:
To register your interest please email your CV, two references and indicate whether you drive to:info@alternativecareservices.co.uk
We are an equal opportunity employer.
Qualifications and Skills
Full training will be given
Benefits
We are an equal opportunity employer that believes in looking after our staff well. We offer competitive salaries, depending on experience.
This is an exciting opportunity, with career growth possibilities.
Supportive working environment
Holiday
Free specialist training
Retirement investment plans
Job Type: Part-time
 

Job Categories: LGBT. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: Not Disclosed. Job expires in 89 days.

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