SENIOR SUPPORT WORKER - Magnolia Lodge, Shinfield

Recruiter
CARETECH
Location
Shinfield
Salary
£15,000 - £19,999
Posted
16 Jul 2019
Closes
18 Jul 2019
Ref
870997714
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
SENIOR SUPPORT WORKER - Magnolia Lodge - Shinfield

About the Role

We are looking for a Full Time Senior Support Worker to join our friendly Magnolia Lodge team based at our service in Shinfield.

Magnolia Lodge is a care home which is registered to provide care for up to ten people with a learning disability. The home is a large detached building situated on a main road on the outskirts of Reading. It is situated near to local amenities and public transport.

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 supervise and lead a team of support workers to enable our service users to lead as fulfilling and satisfying a life as they possibly can

To act as a role model for staff, so that they are encouraged to understand the people you are support

To be actively engaged with service users and staff, continuously seeking opportunities for improvements to service users lifestyles and staffs skills and commitment to achieve this

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 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 Level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent is essential

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 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

Employee Assistance Helpline

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).

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 are a Disability Confident Employer

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