Job Vacancies

We pay the London Living Wage.

Requirements Of The Role

Experience

Experience

  • Of assisting/caring for others.
  • Of spending time with elderly.
  • Of local area and facilities.
  • Of working with people with disabilities (learning, physical, sensory, mental health challenges, autism) etc.
Knowledge

Knowledge

  • Of the needs of elderly and vulnerable people.
  • Of people with learning difficulties/people with physical disabilities, as appropriate.
  • Of Knowledge of local/surrounding areas and facilities an advantage.
  • Of cultural awareness.
Skills

Skills

  • Good listener and communicator, especially with others who have communication difficulties.
  • Good social skills.
  • Good reading and writing skills.
  • QCF/RQF in health & social care or willingness to obtain the relevant qualifications.
Abilities

Abilities

  • To engage others in recreational activities.
  • To be a key support worker.
  • To work in a team.
  • To work to a flexible rota system.
    • To respond sensitively to the individual needs of clients.
    • Emotional intelligence.
    • Physical ability to carry out care practitioner.
    • Undertake tasks in response to need.

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Attitudes

Attitudes

  • Caring
  • Honest
  • Understanding
  • Flexible and able to take initiative
    • Not judgemental or prejudiced
    • Positive attitude
    • Willingness to learn new ways of working

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Desirable

Desirable

  • Multi-language skills (highly desirable).
  • Nursing, medical and allied health skills.
  • Car driver/full UK/EU driving license.
Benefits of joining the Astoria Community Services Team

Benefits of Joining the Our Community Support Service Team

  • Our Care Support Staff under go robust induction and ongoing training and development over and above industry and regulatory standards. The additional training complements the core mandatory training specified by skills for care and other professional bodies.
    • Regular monitoring, timely staff supervision and appraisals are also carried out to support staff in their varied roles.
    • Work/life balance.
    • Job security.
    • Career progression.

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