SUPPORT WORKER - Richardson Court, Sellindge

£15,000 - £19,999
13 Apr 2019
18 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

SUPPORT WORKER - Richardson Court, Sellindge - £8.21 p/h

About the Role

We are looking for Support Worker to join our friendly Richardson Court team based at our service in Sellindge in Ashford.

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

Richardson Court is situated close to local shops, near to public transport, there is off street parking. Richardson Court has a well maintained, secure garden for residents. Nice countryside location.

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.


We offer Permanent contracts 35 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 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.

CareTech Community Services are proud to advise that they are a Disability Confident Leader.