Support Worker - Kingston House, Canterbury (No experience necessary)

Posted 5 days ago by Caretech
Easy Apply Featured

SUPPORT WORKERS - Kingston House, Kingston near Canterbury - £8.00 p/h (No experience necessary)

About the Role

We are looking for Support Workers to join our friendly Kingston House team based at our service in Kingston, near Canterbury in Kent.

Rated good by CQC, the service is located in Kingston, Canterbury in Kent. Near to public transport, the 17 bus from Canterbury Bus Station takes 20mins and leaves every 30mins before 10.00am and hourly after 10.00am.

Kingston is a care home, with a large country garden accessible to residents, which provides care and support for up to 9 people with Learning Disabilities, Downs Syndrome, non-weight bearing, dementia, elderly, skin integrity control, full nutritional support, full continence support and peg feeding.

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 preferable but not essential
  • 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
  • Flexible Additional Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • 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.

CareTech Community Services are proud to advise that they are a Disability Confident Leader.

Required skills

  • Adults
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Mental Health
  • Residential Care

Reference: 33027679

Bank or payment details should not be provided when applying for a job. reed.co.uk is not responsible for any external website content. All applications should be made via the 'Apply now' button.

Report this job