An exciting opportunity has arisen at Collins House Residential Home for Adults. We are looking to appoint a Care Assistant to work permanent weekends (both Saturday and Sunday) working 16 hours per week.
The role will be working as part of a team to promote personalisation and reablement while assisting in achieving the delivery of outcomes for residents within the home.
The role will be responsible to support and assist residents with with all aspects of their daily living needs including moving and handling whilst promoting social stimulation and motivation. The role will be responsible to build appropriate relationships within a key worker role to ensure Collins House core values are met. Core values include individuality, independence, choice, dignity, respect, rights, confidentiality and fulfilment, which guarantees residents, receives a high standard, quality service.
The successful candidate will need to have good values and continually promote, service user choice and control, fulfilment, respect, privacy, dignity, rights and independence.
The post holder will need to be kind, compassionate, caring, flexible and committed.
The successful candidate will need to have a professional attitude at all times and have knowledge around the understanding of Dementia and Challenging behaviours.
The post holder will need to have completed or be committed to work towards completion of the Care Certificate within 12 months of start date.
A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for Adults is required at enhanced plus barred list level
Please note: This role is to work weekends, both Saturday and Sunday.
Our vision – An ambitious and collaborative community which is proud of its heritage and excited by its diverse opportunities and future.
Thurrock is an exciting place to live and work. We are an emerging cultural and arts centre, home to the production centre for the and the . We have retail and leisure that is among the best, with the magnificent , and breath-taking countryside all around. There is over 1,000 acres of land ready for commercial development and there are likely to be 30,000 new homes built with transport links that can get you into London and other parts of the UK quickly and easily.
We are an area of massive growth; £6bn has already been invested by the private sector in Thurrock. We have seen 7,000 new jobs created, with a further 30,000 anticipated in the next 20 years, and 1,170 new businesses in the borough, with leading centres in ports and logistics, retail and creative industries.
Thurrock Council is an Investors in People (IIP) Gold accredited organisation and committed to equal opportunities. As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all essential criteria on the person specification. We champion flexible working and job share applications are welcome.
We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal. Diversity underpins everything we do.
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