Support Worker - Flintshire

Recruiter
CareTech UK
Location
Holywell/Flintshire/Bagillt
Salary
£7.50/hour Includes Benefits
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Organisation: 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.

Location: The position will be based in five sites across Flintshire/Holywell/Bagillt

The Role: The role of involves working with Adults with mental health issues, challenging behaviours and learning disabilities, providing them with practical and emotional care, enabling them to lead as ordinary life as they can achieve. You will be flexible as you are required to work shifts including bank holidays, weekends and sleep ins with in North Wales.

Responsibilities of the Support Worker:

•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 support service users with the preparation of meals, laundry duties, cleaning and social events

•To maintain accurate notes and records as and when required

•To work as part of a team to provide high quality care

The Candidate:

The successful candidate for the role will have:

•Minimum NVQ Level 2/ equivalent or working towards

•Experience in supporting adults with challenging behaviour, learning disabilities and mental health issues.

•The ability to keep calm under pressure

•Experience 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

Due to the nature of the position, successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure prior to commencement of employment, the disclosure expense will be met by the employer.

Unfortunately due to the large volume of applications we receivewe are unable to contact all candidates. If you have not heard from us within the next 14 days please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. Please do not hesitate to apply for other suitable roles in the future