Location: Rosefield Day Care Centre, Odiham Cottage Hospital.

Hours: 10am – 3pm Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (with a 20 minute unpaid break)

Salary: £ 7.83 per hour (to be reviewed April 19)

Based in Odiham Hospital Rosefield Day Care Centre is a valued part of the integral local community. We are seeking to recruit someone to join this friendly, supportive team to cover maternity leave.

To be successful in this role you will need to have had previous experience working with older people and have a person centred approach. You will need an understanding of, or have a willingness to learn about, the support needs of those living with dementia.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide a person centred and holistic approach when working with Service Users
  • Build positive relationships with Service Users and their carers/families
  • Provide support and personal care for those with physical frailty and/or dementia during the day, including meal times.
  • Assist in the delivery of the activity programme and person centred activities when directed, including running small groups and individual activities
  • To be part of a team and work with and support other team members
  • (Some roles may require you to support service users on the mini bus, to and from the centre – to be discussed)
  • To undertake any other duties that may reasonably be considered within the scope of the post and are conducive and contribute to an effective caring service.
  • About you

    To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Previous experience of working with or caring for older people
  • An understanding of or willingness to learn, the support needs of those living with dementia
  • A caring, compassionate and person centred approach
  • Excellent communication skills
  • An understanding of the importance of being reliable, hardworking and honest
  • Experience of working as part of a team and be able to support other team members
  • A flexible approach to working hours, with notice
  • A willingness to undergo an enhanced DSB check

    In addition to the personal satisfaction you will gain from making a real difference to the lives of older people and working as part of a friendly team, benefits include:
    • Training is provided free of charge and time is paid
    • Free DBS check
    • Minimum of 29 days holiday including bank holidays (based on working full-time) and Free parking (subject to availability)