Female Support Workers

Abacus Care Greenwich urgently requires female Re-ablement Support Workers to work in domiciliary care settings in Greenwich, South East London. You will help prevent avoidable hospital admissions, facilitate early safe discharge and help clients reduce their dependency on long term services by enabling them to return home, stay home and maintain their independence. You will work alongside other teams to ensure the effective delivery of the care plan.
Requirements:

• NVQ 2 in Adult Health and Social Care, or equivalent, or working towards, or experience of working at that level (ESSENTIAL)
• Experience of working with older people in a hospital, residential, community or rehabilitative setting (ESSENTIAL)
• Experience of recuperative care – (desirable)
• Good communication (ESSENTIAL)
• Ability to recognise own limitations and know when to ask for help (ESSENTIAL)
• Very flexible approach and ability to adapt to change. Able to work responsibly with minimal supervision (ESSENTIAL)
• Good team player (ESSENTIAL)
• Receptive to learning (ESSENTIAL)
• Ability to explain the concept of rehab to Service Users and teach new skills (desirable)
• First Aid – (desirable.)
• Caring nature ((ESSENTIAL)
• Ability to recognise and respect Service User choice. (ESSENTIAL)
• Ability to work flexibly across a range of shifts between 7am and 11pm (ESSENTIAL)
• Car driver with access to a car (ESSENTIAL)

Equal Opportunities

• Awareness of disadvantage experienced by older and disabled people.
An enhanced CRB/DBS Disclosure is required for this post ( LESS THAN 12 WEEKS OLD an advantage)

Note

You must drive and have access to a vehicle to be eligible for this vacancy
No time wasters please.

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