Support Worker / Healthcare Assistant / Carer

Recruiter
CareTech UK
Location
Mersham, Kent
Salary
£7.50/hour Excellent Training & Benefits
Posted
16 Jun 2017
Closes
16 Jul 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
FULL TIME SUPPORT WORKER / HEALTHCARE ASSISTANT
About the Role
We are looking for a full Support Worker to join our friendly Ashford based team at our service in Mersham.
Joining our CQC Rated “Good” service, you will be supporting 3 individuals with varying levels learning disabilities and working a 35 hour week.
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 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 Successful Candidate for the role will have
• 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
Benefits
• We offer Permanent contracts at 35 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
• 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

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 a Disability Confident Employer

STRICTLY NO AGENCY