CareTech UK
North Finchley, Greater London
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Part Time

About the Role
We are looking for Full and Part Time Support Workers to join our friendly team at Lyndhurst Home at our service in Finchley, London.

The closest underground tube station to the service is Finchley Central and buses that travel close to the service include the 43, 134 and 221.

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!

Benefits of being a CareTech Employee
• We offer Permanent contracts 37.5 hrs per week
• Part Time contracts 16hrs, 22.5 or 30 hrs or become a Bank Staff worker
• 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
• We offer Apprenticeships to those with less experience looking to join the Care Sector
• Various shift patterns available to suit your lifestyle
• DBS check paid by CareTech prior to starting with us

Main Duties and Responsibilities
• To deliver exceptional, Mental Health support services in line with CareTechs policies and procedures and best practice.
• To actively promote and ensure the independence, wellbeing, and support to all clients within the services.
• To be part of a Rota that provides 24-hour support for vulnerable adults with mental health needs.
• Develop, carry out and amend clients Support Plans, risk assessments, and review, all in accordance with the companies Policies and Procedures.
• Develop and provide emotional and practical support to clients enabling them to achieve outcomes outlined in Support plans.
• Support clients to manage their personal finances, and budget for everyday expenses.

The Successful Candidate for the role will have
• Previous experience of supporting adults with a mental illness within residential or supported living environments.
• NVQ in Health and Social Care or be willing to work towards.
• 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.

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