Supported Living Support Worker

CareTech UK
Folkestone, Kent
18 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Part Time
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 looking to recruit Full time and Part time Support Workers to join our brand new Supported Living Site in Folkestone, Kent – with parking.

We’re looking for staff members who can demonstrate a reliable and flexible approach to people with learning disabilities. You should have the confidence to handle complex behaviours that sometimes maybe deemed challenging. You will be working with our 7 Service Users with challenging behaviour to increase their overall social development and life skills to enable them to live as independent adults within their own home and as part of the wider community.
Previous experience within a Supported Living Site would be preferable.
So are you caring? Inspirational? Optimistic? And Insightful? – These are easy words, but the real job of a support worker is the blend all this to enable our service users to lead a fulfilling and satisfying a life as they possibly can.
Applicants must have a minimum NVQ Level 2 in Social Care or equivalent and willing to work towards NVQ Level 3.

All positions are subject to an enhanced DBS Check and satisfactory references.

In return for hard work and commitment we offer a competitive salary package and the opportunity for professional development, along with some excellent benefits to include discounted rates from many high street shops and supermarkets, household bills, insurance, holidays, entertainment, dining out and even hospital plans.

Due to the high number of applications received, successful candidates will be contacted within 7 working days.

CareTech are a Disability Confident Employer