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Support Worker - Byron Court, Bedford

Employer
Caretech
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
24 Sep 2021

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
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2 x SUPPORT WORKERS REQUIRED

Benefits

£9.00ph

35 hours per week and 14 hrs per week available

Various contracted hour shifts available (to suit your lifestyle)

20 days holiday + bank holidays

Flexible Additional Holiday Purchase Scheme

Full induction programme to Care Certificate Standards

Dedicated learning & development programmes.

We offer Apprenticeships to those with less experience looking to join the Care Sector

We provide FREE training to achieve qualification in Social Care.

Access to a wide range of free online courses for all staff on a variety of topics

DBS check paid by Caretech prior to starting with us.

Refer a Friend Reward Scheme - earn up to £250 per referral!

Stakeholder Pension

Share Save Scheme

Free Employee Assistance Programme

Annual Employee Awards Evening

Employee recognition schemes

Carer progression within the company.

CareTech Foundation - Opportunity to apply for family and friend's grants

The Role

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 individual support plans and activities within a challenging environment.

To maintain effective communication and liaison with service users, families and others 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 Service

Byron Court is set on a quiet street in Bedford in a large Victorian style house with a beautiful garden, easily accessible by public transport. The service is registered for seven service users both male and female; service users have an array of mental health issues such as autism, anxiety, and asperser's syndrome and learning disabilities and they are aged between 24 - 60 years.

Public transport links are very good the service is around a 10-minute walk from the train station a just over 5 minutes from the town centre and local bus station.

.Personal Characteristics

Diploma in Health and Social Care NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent or be willing to work towards one.

Experience in supporting adults with challenging behaviour, learning disabilities and/or mental health issues.

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.

The Organisation:

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 a 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.

You may be aware of new regulations which require that anyone entering a CQC-regulated care home in England to be fully vaccinated subject to certain exemptions.

The Health & Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 were made on 22nd July and come into force on 11th November 2021.

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