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Care worker – part time

Attleborough Day Centre

Attleborough

Part Time

Attleborough Day Centre

Closing Date: 31/03/21

Attleborough Day Centre is seeking to appoint a care worker for 10 hours per week plus cover annual leave, sickness and when additional staff are needed. (Please note that the position of care worker is usually a building based role, however, due to Covid, building based services are suspended and support is being offered to individuals in their own homes as outreach. Building based services will resume as soon as it is safe to do so.)

Duties and responsibilities:

Outreach: To visit Service Users in their homes, provide companionship, stimulation by facilitating activities including games, puzzles, crafts and reablement with daily living skills, IT skills, accessing the local community and accompanying on trips etc. (Personal care is not usually provided as part of the outreach service).

Building-based Service when this resumes: To provide assistance to users of the centre including help with personal care; assistance with feeding, bathing etc. Work with other members of the team to provide activities and assist service users to attend appointments as necessary and assist with the preparation and serving of meals. To maintain appropriate records to the required standard, undertake training or refresher courses and any other duties as required by the Manager. Previous experience working with older people with dementia is desirable but not essential. Must have use of own transport.

Appropriate PPE will be supplied. A full job description is available from Attleborough Day Centre (Monday – Friday). Please contact us for more information or for an informal chat.