Health Care Assistant - Sheffield - £7.83 per hour

Posted 29 March by Caretech

SUPPORT WORKERS - FULL/PART TIME

About The Role:

We are looking for Full or Part Time Support Workers to join our friendly team at Springfield House our service in Penistone, Sheffield which is easily commutable from Barnsley, Huddersfield and Sheffield.

Working at Springfield House you will be supporting individuals with mental health and learning disabilities.

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.

You will also need to be flexible as you are required to work shifts including bank holidays, weekends and potential sleep ins.

Benefits of being a CareTech Employee:

We offer Permanent contracts 37.5 hrs per week

Part Time contracts 16 hrs, 22.5 or 30 hrs or become a Bank Staff

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

SAYE Scheme

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
•To participate in the day-to-day implementation of individual support plans and activities within 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

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

Application questions

Do you have previous experience in the health and social care sector?
Are you willing to work anti-social hours?
Do you have or are you willing to work towards an NVQ in health and social care?

Reference: 34084071

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