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Elizabeth House specialises in adults under 65 with dementia relating to alcohol abuse, particularly Korsakov's and similar conditions
About Roberta House and Elizabeth House - providers of specialist residential care and reablement facilities.
Elizabeth House - provider of residential care and reablement services for individuals with a diagnosis of Wernicke-Korsakov's syndrome
Roberta House - provider of residential care and reablement services for individuals with a diagnosis of Wernicke-Korsakov's syndrome
Care provision for adults under 65 with conditions relating to dementia, particularly with alcohol-related brain damage
Our active therapy team and activities for successful rehabilitation of clients with Wernicke-Korsakov's syndrome and acquired brain injury
Who we care for - adults under 65 with dementia and related condition, including acquired brain injury and korsakov's syndrome.
Contact us if you would like advice about Korsakov's syndrome care and rehabilitation
Join our specialist team at Roberta and Elizabeth House, Upstreet, CT3 4DD

The Upstreet Project: Elizabeth House & Roberta House, Upstreet

Residential care and re-ablement for adults with Wernicke-Korsakoff's Syndrome, acquired brain injury, ARBD (Alcohol-Related Brain Damage) and other related conditions.

Useful links to other websites with information about Korsakov's syndrome and related conditions
Useful links related to Korsakov's syndrome and other organic dementia-related conditions:

Wikipedia: Korsakov's syndrome

Wikipedia: Definition of dementia

The Alzheimers Society

Alcohol Concern

Care Quality Commission (CQC)

Mind (National Association for Mental Health)

Mind,org:
Factsheet about Dementia

Mental Health Foundation

Huntington's Disease Association

Alcohol & addiction services in Kent & Medway

Alcoholics Anonymous

Please note that these are links to external sites and we have no control over their content. They are offered purely as an information resource to you. If you know of any additional information sources that may be of use, please let us know. Thank you.

RECRUITMENT

We are currently recruiting for the following team members:

Care & Support Worker (Days)

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Care & Support Worker - Days
Upstreet, near Canterbury (CT3 4DD)

We are growing!

Care & Support Worker - Days Upstreet, near Canterbury (CT3 4DD)
£7.50 - £9.00 p/h starting wage + enhancements (depending upon experience and qualifications)

Looking for a really rewarding new job? Are you confident but kind, flexible and friendly with a good sense of humour?

We are currently investing £750,000 to expand our service and offer an additional 6 places for the people we support. As a result, we need to expand our team and we might be looking for YOU!

We support individuals with a condition called Korsakoff's Syndrome. The people we support are mostly in their 40s and 50s, have short term memory problems but are otherwise very active, outgoing and sociable.

On a day-to-day basis your role will include prompting, supporting and sometimes assisting the currently resident clients with their daily living skills, from hoovering their room and personal care, to going to the local shop. You will be expected to supervise and assist with preparing breakfast, lunch and supper. You will be responsible for supporting a small group of clients each day to manage laundry, keep their rooms clean and tidy and perform basic household tasks. You will also be responsible for some other household duties. Once you have mastered the basics, you will be trained to administer medication, go out with the clients to appointments, go shopping, for walks, to the library - all the things that are part of 'normal' life.

Good spoken and written communication skills and a great sense of humour essential as is a full UK driving licence and having a basic knowledge of computers.

Previous experience with a similar client group plus relevant qualifications an advantage but not essential as full training provided. You should be willing to work variable shifts, including alternate weekends. Shifts are normally a mix of short (6 hours) and long (12 hours) shifts. The day shift begins at 8am.

We support all staff with their personal career development, offering a full training package and regular opportunities for promotion and additional responsibilities. In addition, we offer a benefits package including 5.6 weeks’ paid holiday, private healthcare scheme, childcare voucher scheme and much more. Position available for 36 or 48 hours (3 or 4 days per week), immediate start (subject to checks) available.

If you believe you have the skills, personality and drive for this role then please apply via this website and we will get in touch with you.

No Agencies please

Job Type: Full-time

Required licence or certification:

  • Full UK Driving Licence

 

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE:

The successful candidate for this position will have the following:
- full and clean UK driving licence
- good spoken and written communication skills

An immediate start is available (subject to checks)

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NO AGENCIES PLEASE

If you believe you have the skills, personality and drive for this role then please contact
Emma Tarry on 01227 860516 ext 222, between 9am - 6pm, Monday to Friday, or apply here:

Please note: all applications should be supported by an Application Form. Please do not just send in your CV as we will not know which position you are applying for and this may disadvantage your application.