2x Elderly Resident Support Officer (elderly charity)
Civitas Recruitment are delighted to be working with a fantastic charity that supports the people and communities of Southwark. Through grant making programmes, the charity helps communities tackle social need by investing in exciting projects offering proven and innovative ways of solving problems. The charity also provides exceptional housing for older people in their alms-houses enhancing communities and quality of life. An exciting opportunity exists for two Resident Support Officer’s to join the team. As Resident Support Officer, you will deliver generalist resident support services in the charities brand new alms-house in Southwark Park Road where the charity will be providing 57 homes for older people from Southwark. Support could range from helping residents understand how to use the features in their home, letters that they maybe unsure of etc. This is a full-time, perm role located in Bermondsey, Southwark Park Road, SE16 3RD.
Who are we looking for?
Ideal candidates will have experience of working with older people. You will possess strong administrative and organisational skills and be passionate about working in a supporting role. You will be friendly, approachable and have the ability to show empathy and calmness under pressure. Strong communication skills (written and verbal) are essential for the role. Experience of working in a community, social/medical care or similar general needs housing setting would be an advantage however it is not essential for the role.
If the above role description sounds of interest and you feel like you meet the criteria; please apply immediately or for further information, please contact Syed at Civitas Recruitment for a full JD and informal discussion. Early applications are encouraged as we will be reviewing on a rolling basis and roles may closer earlier than initially indicated.