Care and Community Services Officer – Avon View


Location: Christchurch

Contract Type: full time, part time, relief

Salary: £10.39 to £11.03 per hour plus enhancements

Closing date 29.05.2022

Avon View is a residential home that offers accommodation to 81 clients, divided into smaller units all with a shared lounge and kitchen, and an en-suite in each room. The home is situated near the town centre of Christchurch. We work in a person-centred way providing support for people living with complex care needs.

Key responsibilities will include: 

  • Supporting with the delivery of services to ensure the safety and wellbeing of residents.
  • Being the nominated first aider and fire warden whilst on duty.
  • Supervising and directing care assistants and housekeepers.
  • Administering medication.
  • Understanding clients’ requirements and preferences and providing a personalised service.

The successful candidate should have:

  • Knowledge of relevant Community Care legislation.
  • An understanding of Health & Safety.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • An NVQ Level 2 Care qualification or equivalent.
  • The ability to work flexibly including days, evenings, weekends and bank holidays.
  • Supervisory/team leading experience is desirable.
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