Senior Support Worker - Adult LD

Posted 26 January by Caretech

FULL TIME SENIOR SUPPORT WORKER - May Morning, Sellindge - £9.00 p/h

About the Role

We are looking for Senior Support Worker to join our friendly May Morning team based at our service in Sellindge, near Ashford in Kent.

The service is set within a residential housing area, but is set back from a busy road and off street parking is available. It has good public transport links and is close to local shops.

May Morning is a care home which provides care and support for up to 8 people with 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.

If your best traits are positivity, friendliness and innovation then this job is for you!

Main Duties and Responsibilities

To supervise and lead a team of support workers to enable our service users to lead as fulfilling and satisfying a life as they possibly can

To act as a role model for staff, so that they are encouraged to understand the people you are support

To be actively engaged with service users and staff, continuously seeking opportunities for improvements to service users lifestyles and staffs skills and commitment to achieve this

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 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 Level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent is essential 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

Benefits

We offer Permanent contracts 37.5 hrs per week

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

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

Successful candidates will be contacted within 7 working days.

* 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

STRICTLY NO AGENCIES

Required skills

  • Adults
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Social Care
  • Residential Care

Reference: 34048344

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