SUPPORT WORKER / WAKING NIGHTS SUPPORT WORKER, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

Recruiter
Caretech
Location
Wisbech
Salary
9.50 GBP Hourly
Posted
08 Oct 2021
Closes
18 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

SUPPORT WORKER / WAKING NIGHTS SUPPORT WORKER, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of others? Why not join our team!

Hampden Road, part of The CareTech Group, is a brand new supported living servicecomprising of 6 self-contained one bedroom flats for individuals with Learning Disabilities, Autism, Physical Disability and associated support needs.

Having recently opened its doors for the very first time, it is filling up fast! With that in mind, we are looking to recruit further person centred, positive, empowering, innovative and friendly team members to support our wonderful service users.

Located within Wisbech Town Centre, transport links are fantastic - this role is open to both drivers and non-drivers.

37.5 hours per week

GBP9.50 per hour

Benefits:

Various contracted hour shifts available

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 GBP250 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.

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.

Personal Characteristics:

Diploma (or equivalent) in Health and Social Care or be willing to work towards one.

Experience in supporting adults with challenging behaviour, physical disabilities, 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, established in 1994, is one of the largest providers 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 vulnerable people to live in community settings. We support 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.

* 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.

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