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Senior Support Worker - Oldhurst, Cambs

Job details
Posting date: 13 May 2021
Salary: £10.51 to £10.51 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 12 June 2021
Location: Old Hurst, Huntingdon
Company: Caretech
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: Oaktrees/SSW

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Summary

SENIOR SUPPORT WORKER

Benefits

£10.51
37.5 hours per week
20 days holiday + bank holidays
Flexible Additional Holiday Purchase Scheme
DBS check paid by Caretech prior to starting with us.
Full induction programme to Care Certificate Standards
Stakeholder Pension
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Free Employee Assistance Programme
We offer Apprenticeships to those with less experience looking to join the Care Sector
We provide FREE training to achieve qualification in Social Care.
Carer progression within the company.

The Role

We are providing individuals with practical and emotional care, enabling them to lead as ordinary life as they can achieve. To help them achieve this you will need to be flexible as you are required to work shifts including bank holidays, weekends and potential sleep ins.
If your best traits are positivity, friendliness and innovation then this job is for you!

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 others 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 Service

Rated Good by CQC, Oaktrees is a care home for six male service user who have a diagnosis of Autism.
The service users are always out and about, they enjoy going to the local pub, trips to the zoo and local spa as well as picnics, BBQs. The service provide activities during the day

Personal Characteristics
Diploma in Health and Social Care NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent or be willing to work towards one.
Experience in supporting adults with challenging behaviour, learning disabilities and/or mental health issues.
The ability to keep calm under pressure.
The confidence to work alone or 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 Organisation:

CareTech Community Services Ltd is a provider of specialist social care services supporting 5000 adults with a wide range of needs in more than 300 services across the UK. Committed to the highest standards of care and governance, we provide innovative care pathways for people to live in community settings with learning disabilities, severe physical disabilities, autistic spectrum disorder, challenging behaviour, mental health, forensic needs and acquired brain injury within a range of settings including, supported living services, shared housing, residential services and outreach. We encourage people to take control of their lives – this could be finding employment, having an active social life, learning new skills or building self-confidence.
CareTech Community Services are proud to inform you that they are a “Disability Confident Leader”.
Successful candidates will be required to complete a enhanced DBS disclosure prior to commencement of employment, the disclosure expense will be met by the employer.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact every applicant. We will be in touch 7-10 days after receipt of your CV if progressing your application to the next stage.
STRICTLY NO AGENCIES

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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