Senior Support Worker - Forest Hill

Posted 19 November by Caretech
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FULL TIME SENIOR SUPPORT WORKER - Vancouver Road, Forest Hill - £9.72 p/h

About the Role

We are looking for Full Time Senior Support Worker to join our friendly Vancouver team based at our service in Forest Hill.

A warm welcome awaits for you at our Vancouver Service in Forest Hill, London. Close to local shops, near to public transport, Vancouver has beautiful, large garden for residents.

Vancouver is a care home which provides care and support for up to 7 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
  • 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
  • Employee Assistance Helpline
  • Flexible Additional Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • 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.

STRICTLY NO AGENCIES

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