37.5 hours per week (various hours and shifts available to suit your lifestyle)
20 days holiday + bank holidays
Flexible Additional Holiday Purchase Scheme
DBS check paid by CareTech prior to starting with us.
Full induction programme to Care Certificate Standards
Free Employee Assistance Programme
We offer Apprenticeships to those with less experience looking to join the Care Sector
We provide FREE training to achieve qualification in Social Care.
Carer progression within the company.
We are providing individuals with practical and emotional care, enabling them to lead as ordinary life as they can achieve. To help them achieve this you will need to be flexible, as you are required to work shifts including bank holidays, weekends and potential 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 the individual's support plans and activities within a challenging environment
To maintain effective communication and liaise with the service users, families and other staff members whilst respecting appropriate confidentiality
To prepare meals, do cleaning and laundry duties
To maintain accurate notes and records when required
To work as part of a team to provide high quality care
Personal care is required.
Lindisfarne is a Supported Living Service with 7 service users (3 male and 4 female). The service users have range of conditions including learning difficulties, physical disabilities and mental health issues.
Our service users enjoy attending the day centre, going to bingo, the gym, college, work, shopping, attending discos, going bowling, plus many more.
In-house activities include make up and beauty, baking, looking at books, completing puzzles, watching DVDs, colouring and watching football plus arts and crafts.
Diploma in Health and Social Care or be willing to work towards one.
No experience necessary.
Full driving licence essential.
The ability to keep calm under pressure.
The confidence to work alone or 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.
CareTech Community Services Ltd is a provider of specialist social care services supporting 5000 adults with a wide range of needs in more than 300 services across the UK. Committed to the highest standards of care and governance, we provide innovative care pathways for people to live in community settings with learning disabilities, severe physical disabilities, autistic spectrum disorder, challenging behaviour, mental health, forensic needs and acquired brain injury within a range of settings including, supported living services, shared housing, residential services and outreach. We encourage people to take control of their lives - this could be finding employment, having an active social life, learning new skills or building self-confidence.
CareTech Community Services are proud to inform you that they are a "Disability Confident Leader".
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.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact every applicant. We will be in touch 7-10 days after receipt of your CV if progressing your application to the next stage.
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