The Role: We are looking for a suitably qualified & experienced Senior Support Worker to join our friendly Caernarfon based team at our service. You must be able to demonstrate a reliable and flexible approach to people with a broad spectrum of mental health diagnoses & learning difficulties and have the confidence to handle complex behaviours that can at times be challenging. You will be reporting to the Service Manager and will be responsible for a team of Support Workers. A Full driving licence is required. You will need to be flexible as you will be required to work shifts including bank holidays, weekends, and to provide sleep in duties.
This Service: We are situated in the Maesincla area of Caernarfon which has a regular bus service. We are a registered, residential service, supporting up to 6 individuals with various mental health issues & low level learning disabilities and aspects of challenging behaviour. We are providing individuals with practical and emotional care, enabling them to lead fulfilled lives and gain further independence through teaching & participation.
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
The successful candidate for the role of Senior Support Worker will have:
- The ability to keep calm under pressure - Experience 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 - Previous experience is essential and full training will be given. - NVQ Level 3 and above in Health & Social Care - Bilingual Welsh/English speakers highly desirable 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. 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. CareTech are proud to announce they are a Disability Confident Leader
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 also in residential care. 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 we are unable to contact all candidates due to the large volume of applications we receive. If you have not heard from a consultant within the next 14 days pleas assume that you have both been successful on this occasion. Please do not hesitate to apply for other suitable roles in the future.
- Learning Disabilities
- Mental Health
- Residential Care
- Support Workers