Residential Care Officer

Thames Support UK Ltd
London (Greater)
Up to £10,000
10 Apr 2018
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Start Day: 07/05/2018

End Date: 10/08/2018

Rate: £9.75

My client in South East London is looking for 3 Male Residential Care Officers who have experience with autisim, non verbal, challenging behaviour, personal and initimate care, feeding and medication.

Residential Care Officer

Job Summary; provide support to those in residential care to create a caring and stimulating environment which promotes residents well being. This will include assessing the needs of each client, providing assistance with daily living skills, direct care tasks (dependent on the client group), devising and implement care plans which have been agreed with residents, their families, outside agencies, and other health care professionals.

Candidate Profile

  • Hold a recognised qualification appropriate to the client group; e.g. NVQ level 2 or 3 in Health and Social Care (formerly known as NVQ in Care).

· Experience of working with the client group in a structured setting having responded positively to a variety of situations.

  • Experience of contributing to, delivering and reviewing personal care plans for users
  • Experience of producing reports and written observations
  • An understanding of appropriate legislation.
  • Knowledge of social diversity and equal opportunities and the ability to demonstrate this throughout all aspects of practice

· Customer focused

  • The ability to communicate well with a wide range of people from different backgrounds
  • Able to interpret and respond to residents' needs with sensitivity and patience

Able to work as part of a team

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