DRIVER & SUPPORT WORKER -HEMEL HEMPSTEAD

Posted 27 October by Caretech
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DRIVER / SUPPORT WORKER

Benefits

£8.72ph

35 hours per week (inc weekends and bank holidays )

20 days holiday + bank holidays

Flexible Additional Holiday Purchase Scheme

DBS check paid by Caretech prior to starting with us.

Full induction programme to Care Certificate Standards

Stakeholder Pension

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Free Employee Assistance Programme

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

We provide FREE training to achieve qualification in Social Care.

Carer progression within the company.

The Role

We are looking for a Driver/Support Worker to join us at our St Agnells service in Hemel Hempstead, where we support up to 8 individuals with physical and learning disabilities. 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. You will be responsible for driving the Service Users to various activities, day centres and appointments using the service minibus.

Due to the nature of this role and for insurance purposes, candidates must be a minimum of 21 years’ old and have held a driving licence for at least 2 years’ to include a D1 Category.

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.

* Responsible for driving Service Users to various activities, day centres and appointments.

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 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.

STRICTLY NO AGENCIES

Required skills

  • Learning Disabilities
  • Mental Health
  • Patience
  • Support Workers
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders

Application questions

Have you held a driving licence, to include a D1 Category, for over 2 years?
Are you over 21 years of age?

Reference: 40540819

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