SUPPORT WORKERS - LAVENDERS - BARNET
We are recruiting for Support Workers to join our rated GOOD by CQC residential service, Lavenders in Barnet.
Lavenders has 7 Service Users both male and female ranging in age 27 to 68, with Learning Disabilities, Physical Disabilities and Complex Needs. The Service users enjoy trips to the cinema, picnics in the garden, walks in the local park and trips to the local shops.
Lavenders has limited parking but the street parking is free. There is a regular bus service to North Finchley and the train and bus stations are a 30 minute walk.
At Caretech we work in partnership with people with physical and learning disability. We do this by providing high-quality, flexible services that support people, including young adults, to live as independently as possible in their own homes and in the community.
Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something really meaningful. At CareTech, we can give you that. You’ll have opportunities to develop as a person, colleague, leader and activist.
One of the most amazing things about being a Support Worker is that anyone can do it! As long as you have a positive attitude and want to improve the lives of those with a learning disability, we will support you with progression opportunities throughout your career with us
We believe that all our employees are amazing and we wouldn't be able to achieve what we do without them. Here are just some of the ways CareTech will value and invest in you.
• We offer full time permanent contract
• 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
• 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.
All applicants will be subject to satisfactory references and all employees are checked against the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).
CareTech are proud to announce they are a Disability Confident Leader
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