Are you flexible and highly motivated? Can you proactively plan for change and creatively solve problems with imagination and flair?
You will be require you to assist the Day Centre Manager in meeting the recreational and social needs of retired people living in the Borough of Spelthorne. The Benwell and Greeno Centres are two of the Boroughs four centres that encourage health promotion whilst caring for older people in a relaxed and social environment.
The Independent Living Team is responsible for Spelthorne’s Older People’s Services, including centres, Spelthorne Meals on Wheels Services and Spelthorne Personal Alarm Network.
This is a fulfilling role that requires the ability to think on your feet, communicate well with others and be adaptable to ever changing priorities. You will need to be enthusiastic, flexible in your approach to work and have a caring disposition. Your role will include working with older people who are often very vulnerable so will need a caring disposition and must be able to remain calm in all circumstances. Excellent organisation and communication skills are essential for this post. Knowledge of health and safety and food hygiene regulations is desirable, but training will be provided.
A full driving licence is essential. This post will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check and three years’ continuous employment reference checks.
In return we offer excellent conditions of service, with a benefits package that includes pension scheme and at least 23 days’ paid leave per year pro rata
Closing date: 23rd December 2019(Noon)
Interview: 13th January 2020
For full information and to apply online, go to www.surreyjobs.info or www.spelthorne.gov.uk alternatively, please contact Recruitment Services on (01784 444263 (24hr answer phone) quoting reference number 863.
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