SUPPORT WORKERS (25hrs) - MILDRED AVENUE, WATFORD
We are looking to recruit dedicated part time support workers for our service 136 Mildred Avenue in Watford, Hertfordshire
Mildred House is a residential service for individuals with complex needs.
The service is designed to support individuals with complex needs to move on from secure settings to a person centred supported living environment within Hertfordshire.
The Service will provide tailored support around the individuals’ needs, working with them to help develop their daily living skills, confidence and choice making skills. Promoting Partnership working to ensure they receive the correct level of support to help them manage their emotions and behaviours in a positive manner. Individuals will receive support to enable them to access a range of community based opportunities of their choice and encourage them to work towards greater independence for the future.
The service consists of 6 bedrooms and there is a small office space for staff and tenants and a lounge and kitchen (part furnished). The two ground floor flats are fully accessible for individuals with physical disabilities
Benefits of being a CareTech Employee:
• We offer full 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
• Competitive rates of pay
• Various shift patterns available to suit your lifestyle
• DBS check paid by CareTech prior to starting with us
• SAYE Scheme
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.
The successful candidate 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
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
- Learning Disabilities
- Mental Illness
- Support Workers
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