Senior Support Worker - Adult LD

Recruiter
CareTech UK
Location
New Romney, Kent
Salary
£8.50/hour Excellent Traning, Benefits
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
FULL TIME SENIOR SUPPORT WORKER – Palm Care, New Romney - £8.50 p/h
About the Role
We are looking for Full Time and Senior Support Worker to join our friendly Palm Care team based at our service in New Romney in Kent.

Palm Care is a care home which provides care and support for up to 5 people with learning disabilities.

A warm welcome awaits you at our Palm Care Service in New Romney in Kent. Close to local shops, near to public transport, Palm Care has beautiful garden for residents.
We are providing individuals with practical and emotional care, enabling them to lead as ordinary life as they can achieve.

You will need to be flexible as you are required to work shifts including bank holidays, weekends and potentially sleep ins.

If your best traits are positivity, friendliness and innovation then this job is for you!
Main Duties and Responsibilities
To supervise and lead a team of support workers to enable our service users to lead as fulfilling and satisfying a life as they possibly can
To act as a role model for staff, so that they are encouraged to understand the people you are support
To be actively engaged with service users and staff, continuously seeking opportunities for improvements to service users lifestyles and staffs skills and commitment to achieve this
To participate in the day-to-day implementation of individual support plans and activities within a challenging environment
To maintain effective communication and liaison with service users, families and other whilst respecting appropriate confidentiality
To maintain accurate notes and records as and when required
To work as part of a team to provide high quality care
The Successful Candidate for the role will have
NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent is essential
Experience in supporting adults with challenging behaviour, learning disabilities and/or mental health issues.
The ability to keep calm under pressure
Confidence to work alone and as part of a team
Excellent communication skills
The passion to work with vulnerable Adults
The desire and commitment to achieve high standards of safeguarding
Benefits
We offer Permanent contracts 37.5 hrs per week
We provide a full induction programme to Care Certificate Standards
We provide FREE training to achieve qualification in Social Care
Career progression path within the company
Competitive rates of pay
Employee Assistance Helpline
Flexible Additional Holiday Purchase Scheme
Retail discount vouchers
Various shift patterns available to suit your lifestyle
DBS check paid by Caretech prior to starting with us

About Caretech
Caretech Community Services established in 1993 has 250 services with continuous growth with new developments/services.
CareTech Community Services is a national provider of support for people with complex and challenging behaviours associated with autism, learning disabilities, mental health illness and neurological conditions. We support people to live as independently as possible within their own homes and also in residential care.
We are committed to providing the highest levels of care to our residents
To enable us to do this we need caring and dedicated professionals to deliver first class care.
All applicants will be subject to satisfactory references and all employees are checked against the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).
Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with the Equality Act 2010

CareTech are Disability Confident Employer
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