FULL TIME SUPPORT WORKER - Folkestone

Recruiter
CareTech UK
Location
Folkestone
Salary
£15,000 - £19,999
Posted
04 Dec 2018
Closes
11 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
FULL TIME SUPPORT WORKER - Carlile Lodge, Folkestone in Kent - £7.83 p/h

About the Role

We are looking for a Full Time Support Worker to join our friendly Carlile Lodge team based at our service in Folkestone in Kent.

Rated Good by CQC the service is located in Folkestone. Near to public transport, close to local shops. Carlile Lodge has a small courtyard garden area for residents.

Carlile Lodge is a care home which provides care and support for up to 9 people with learning disabilities.

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!

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 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

Benefits:

We offer Permanent contracts 37.5 hrs per week Part Time contracts 16hrs, 22.5hrs or 30hrs or become a Bank Worker on a 0hr 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

Flexible Additional Holiday Purchase Scheme

We offer Apprenticeships to those with less experience looking to join the Care Sector

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 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). Successful candidates will be contacted within 7 working days.

* 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 advise that they are a Disability Confident Leader

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