Support Worker - Full Time
Posted on Jan 18, 2019 by Anonymous
We are looking for Full Time Support Workers to join our friendly team at our service in Wheatsheaf House in Cottenham, Cambridge
Working at Wheatsheaf House you will be supporting individuals with learning disabilities/challenging behaviours and mental health issues
We are providing individuals with practical and emotional care, enabling them to have fulfilled lives and gain further independence.
Preferably experience of working in a similar environment but not essential as training is provided.
Benefits of being a CareTech Employee:
• We offer full time permanent 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
• Various shift patterns available to suit your lifestyle
• DBS check paid by CareTech prior to starting with us
• SAYE Scheme
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 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
To have own transport
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).
CareTech are proud to announce they are a Disability Confident Leader