I consider myself a highly motivated and dependable person with a natural caring nature. I am able to get on with all kinds of people, treating them with respect and dignity. l relate to elderly people in a sensitive manner, and comfortable with taking on intimate aspects of care.
Good at listening and observation, sporting someone’s needs even when they are unable to ask for help. Enjoy engaging elderly people in stimulating conversations, exploring their past and achievements.
Excellent communication skills: follow range of complex instructions and liaise effectively with other care professionals at all levels and keeping accurate care records.
Methodical and well organised: experienced in planning schedules for self and others and meeting set deadlines.
Good awareness of health and safety issues at home/work.