Heath Care Assistant / Support Workers

Recruiter
The Care Hub Ltd
Location
Ashford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Aug 2017
Expires
09 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
FULL TIME/PART TIME SUPPORT WORKERS - May Lodge, Sellindge - GBP8.00 p/h

About the Role

We are looking for Full Time and Part Time Support Workers to join our friendly May Lodge team based at our service in Sellindge, near Ashford in Kent.

The service is set within a residential housing area, but is set back from a busy road and off street parking is available. It has good public transport links and is close to local shops.

May Lodge is a care home which provides care and support for up to 3 people with learning disabilities or autistic spectrum disorder with additional physical disability needs. This service is located in bungalow accommodation and fully accessible for people in wheelchairs.

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

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