Day Care Assistant
George Mason Lodge, Leytonstone, - Care home for older people with physical and sensory disabilities, cognitive impairment and people living with dementia.
Mapleton Road, Chingford - Care home for older people and people with physical and sensory disabilities, cognitive impairment and people living with dementia.
Alliston House, Walthamstow - Care home for older people and people with physical and sensory disabilities, cognitive impairment and people living with dementia.
All services are inspected by the Care Quality Commission and aspire to be Outstanding.
working between 7:00am and 9:30pm, including weekend and bank holiday working as required in order to meet the needs of our residents.
Ideally applicants should be qualified to a minimum of QCF/NVQ level 2/3 for the Day Care Assistant posts, however the ability to demonstrate a caring demeanour and key skills such of empathy, respect, dignity, and a willingness to learn is equally important. Candidates must demonstrate that they have the ability to read and write in English and be prepared to undertake a written test and demonstrate basic IT skills.
You must be able to work in line with CQC (Care Quality Commission) standards and the national and local strategy, whilst also remaining accountable for ensuring that you provide a safe, effective and quality service for those who use our service.
Regardless of your position in the team you will be able to rise to the challenges of self-motivation, teamwork, and commitment to the people of Waltham Forest whom we serve.
Waltham Forest offers regular training and development opportunities. Individual and team support is central to our philosophy of enhancing the performance of all our staff and supporting them to achieve their career aspirations and goals. We offer regular staff supervision to support you in your job role.
Waltham Forest offers numerous staff benefits such Discount staff cards, Employee Assistance Helpline etc and actively support their staff wellbeing. Waltham Forest is a great place to live and work, full of history but with a focus clearly on the future. It is a Borough with fantastic diversity; it is traditional but modern and full of aspiration.
Candidates who have been interviewed for this job role and have been unsuccessful within the last 6 months should not apply.