Support Worker

We are eager to recruit a caring, compassionate and reliable individual to join our friendly team at our Gosport Day Care Centre to make a real difference to the lives of older people.

Working Hours – Tuesday, 10.00am to 3.00pm (5 hours per week).

The post holder will also be offered an additional 5.5 hours per week on a Monday, from 9.30am to 3.30pm (with a 30-minute unpaid break) for a period of 3 months which may become permanent.

£8.21 per hour

Your main duties will consist of:

Providing support and personal care for those with physical frailty and/or dementia during the day, including meal times

Assisting in the delivery of the activity programme and person centred activities

Building positive relationships with Service Users and their carers/families

To be part of a team and work with and support other team members

To be successful in this role, you will need:

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

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