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Full Time Support Worker – Ashwood Place Hitchin

Job details
Posting date: 25 June 2019
Salary: £8.50 to £8.50 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 25 July 2019
Location: Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Company: Caretech
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: SW/Ashview

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Summary

Full Time Support Worker – Ashwood Place Hitchin.£8.50ph

We are looking for Full Time Support Workers to join our team based at our service Ashwood Place in Hitchin.

Offering a superior service to our young adults, a warm welcome awaits you at our Service Ashwood Place.
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!

We believe that all our employees are amazing and we would not 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


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 is desirable but not essential.
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 of being a CareTech Employee:
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

Benefits
We offer Permanent contracts 37.5 hrs per week.
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.
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 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.

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Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme

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A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident.

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