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Male Support Worker - Birkby

Posted 30 March by Caretech
£8.91 per hour
Birkby , West Yorkshire
Permanent, full-time or part-time

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The Role: We are looking for Full Time, Part Time & Bank Male Support Workers to join our team in Birkby, Huddersfield. The service is a residential home which specialises in supporting adults with a diagnosis of learning disabilities, autism and some behaviour’s that challenge, we currently support 4 individuals who require various elements of support. Whilst this is a challenging service, it is equally rewarding as we are providing individuals with practical and emotional care, enabling them to have fulfilled lives, achieve goals and gain further independence. The service is easily accessible from surrounding areas via easy transport links and is close to Stockport train station & Stockport Town Centre. You will 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 in residential care.

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 must 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.

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.

Required skills

  • Autism
  • Mental Health
  • Support Workers

Application questions

Do you have previous experience in a similar role?
Are you willing to work antisocial hours?

Reference: 41296851

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