Support Workers / Supported Living - Adult LD

Recruiter
CareTech UK
Location
Herne Bay, Kent
Salary
£7.50/hour Excellent Tranings, Benefits
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
FULL TIME/PART TIME SUPPORT WORKERS – Herne Bay Supported Living, Herne Bay - £7.50 p/h
About the Role
We are looking for Full Time and Part Time Support Workers to join our friendly Herne Bay Supported Living team based at our service in Herne Bay in Kent.

Due to expansion, we are seeking caring, compassionate and committed Support Workers to join our New Supported Living Site in Herne Bay, Kent working a 37.5 hours per week.
Our New Supported Living Unit is made up to 11 Self-contained flats. Near to public transport, close to local shops.

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 37.5 hrs per week
Part Time contracts 16hrs, 22.5hrs or 30hrs or become a Bank Worker on a 0hr contract
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 Community Services are proud to advise that they are a Disability Confident Leader

STRICTLY NO AGENCY