Support Workers / Healthcare Assistants - Hyde

Posted 4 October by Caretech
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About The Role:

We are looking for Support Workers to join our friendly Tameside based services in Hyde, Stalybridge and Dukinfield. Each service is unique, whether it be flats or a shared house. You will be supporting many different individuals and with complex and varying needs.

Each service is easily accessible via local transport links or direct routes into surrounding areas. We support individuals with mental health issues and/or learning difficulties who may also display challenging behaviour. We are providing individuals with practical and emotional care, enabling them to have fulfilled lives, gain further independence and achieve positive outcomes.

You will need to have proven experience of working in a similar environment. You will also need to be flexible as you are required to work shifts including bank holidays, weekends and potentially sleep ins

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 Benefits:

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 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 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

Required skills

  • Adults
  • Disabilities
  • Mental Health
  • Challenging Environment
  • Support Workers

Reference: 33027673

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