Support Worker

CAS Behavioural Health
Colchester, Essex
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
CAS Behavioral Health provides high quality specialist healthcare to adults with a variety of diagnosis including; Mental Health, Learning Disability, Acquired Brain Injury, Autism and Personality Disorder. Our expert knowledge and highly dedicated care enables us to make a positive difference.
We are currently recruiting support workers to work 42 hours per week for The Gables. The post holder will be based at a small residential home in Colchester.
Salary/Benefits: £7.65 p/h, Pension Scheme, Training and development opportunities, cycle to work scheme, DBS paid for.
Site address: 262 Ipswich Road, Colchester, CO4 0ER
The Gables is a specialist residential homme for up to 7 adults with learning disabilities who may also have additional complex needs. The Gables provides a longer term placement for adults who require a supportive home, with round the clock care.
Job Role
In this role you will;
• Build professional relationships with the clients and other staff at your establishment and throughout the company and disengage from these appropriately
• Do everything possible to maintain a safe, clean and enjoyable environment to live and work in, this will involve domestic duties
• Learn about our individual's specific needs and help meet those needs in the most appropriate way following all policies and procedures
• Assist clients with their medical and welfare needs and to report as required, which may include the administration of emergency "when required" medication
• Support our clients to maintain their personal cleanliness, general hygiene and appearance, this may include intimate care, following individual care plan
Candidate Profile
We’re looking for people who have:
• Awareness of the general health, safety and welfare of the clients
• Awareness of what equal opportunities and discrimination are and how it can be prevented
• Awareness of what effective teamwork is
• Ability to follow a work pattern and attend work punctually and reliably
• Ability to participate in training and development to enable the job to be done to the required standard
We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the people within our care. All candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS and reference check and an offer of employment will be subject to successful clearance.
Do you want to make a positive difference? Click ‘apply’ now. We can't wait to hear from you!