The Role: Would you like to be part of a Brand New Bespoke Supported Living Service? Are you BSL Level 2 Trained or a Native British Sign Language User? We are looking for Experienced Full Time, Part Time & Bank BSL Level 2 Trained Support Workers to join CareTech Community Services and support us in the opening of a new Supported Living Service in Hyde this December (2020). This service will be easily accessible via all transport links. Hyde is served by six railway stations and is close to the M67 motorway. Hyde also has a bus station with bus services into Manchester and other surrounding areas.
We will be supporting individuals requiring various levels of support. These individuals may have mental health issues, sensory impairments, complex care needs, forensic backgrounds, learning difficulties and may also display challenging behaviour. We are providing individuals with practical and emotional care, enabling them to have fulfilled lives, gain further independence and achieve positive outcomes. You will need to have proven experience of working in a similar environment. You will also need to be flexible as you are required to work shifts including bank holidays & weekends.
The Organisation: 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. In this year’s CQC inspection we were rated as Outstanding.
Responsibilities of a Support Worker:
•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
• British Sign Language Level 2 Trained or a Native British Sign Language User
•Experience in supporting Deaf Adults with LD / MH needs (desirable)
•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
Due to the nature of the position, 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.
Unfortunately due to the large volume of applications we receive we are unable to contact all candidates. If you have not heard from us within the next 14 days please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. Please do not hesitate to apply for other suitable roles in the future.
- Learning Disabilities
- British Sign Language
- Special Needs
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