Senior Support Worker

Posted 10 September by Caretech
Easy Apply Featured

About the Role

We are looking for Full Time Senior Support Workers to join our friendly team based at our service in Milton Keynes.

Offering a superior service to our young adults, a warm welcome awaits you at Shenley Lodge.

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!

Benefits of being a CareTech Employee:

  • We offerFull Time 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
  • DBS check paid by CareTech prior to starting with us
  • SAYE Scheme

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
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

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.

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.

Driving licence would be beneficial

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 announce that they are a Disability Confident Leader

For further information about Caretech or to apply on line go to

http://www.caretech-uk.com

click jobs /vacancies and careers

Required skills

  • Disability
  • Health
  • Records
  • Training
  • High Standards

Reference: 33469730

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