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Care Worker
Title: Care Worker
Category: Construction
Job type: Permanent
Job status: Full Time
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At Cross Keys Care we are passionate about putting our communities at the heart of our business,

We have an excellent track record for excellence in customer service and a strong commitment to local people.

Lapwings is one of our independent living schemes based in Peterborough. It is a warm and welcoming community with all the added support and security to give our residents complete peace of mind.

With stylish and contemporary apartments designed for the over 55's, living in Lapwing Apartments makes life as easy and enjoyable as possible for our residents.

We now have an exciting opportunity available for an experienced and committed Care Worker to be based at these beautiful apartments.

Duties will involve:

Providing care and support to customers in accordance with their support plans including personal care, helping with medication, accessing social opportunities and preparing food etc. Working in a way that respects the dignity, privacy, property and choice of the people using the service. Actively listening and taking account of views, decisions and choices of customers. Complying with all risk assessments and safe working practices. Keeping accurate records of the care, financial and medical support given to tenants. Participating in the review of support plans if requested by the customer. Reporting all customer feedback including compliments and complaints to senior staff. Liaising with family, friends and professionals to ensure inclusion and well being of tenants. Ensuring all information relating to tenants is kept secure and confidential. Working within the terms of Cross Keys Homes safeguarding vulnerable adults procedure proactively seek to maintain the safety of customers. As part of the integrated alarm system and care service, responding to calls from fire, security and customers’ assistive technology alerts Requirements

Previous experience within care is essential A good understanding of the needs of older people. Knowledge of health and safety regulations and procedures relative to work area. A good understanding of confidentiality and data protection. Knowledge of safeguarding process and arrangements. Experience of providing personal care and support to people within their own home, working to agreed care and support plans. Experience of working with older people and conditions that may affect them. Experience of assessing changing care needs and adapting working processes accordingly. Ability to work effectively on your own; as a team member and with colleagues across agencies. Good written and verbal English communication skills. Able to work flexibly to meet the different circumstances and challenges. We are interested in anyone who has previously worked in the following: Care, Care Worker, Healthcare Worker, Care Support Worker, Care home, Care Assistant, care support assistant, Personal Care, Personal Assistant. Benefits

Hours of work are a combination of early and late shifts between 7am and 10pm - 5 days over a 7 day week, on a rota basis - please note that this will include every other weekend Competitive rates of pay £8.45 - £8.76 per hour This role is permanent
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