Support Workers - Full Time
Wellington, Telford and Wrekin
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 looking for Support Workers to join our supported living service in Wellington, Telford. This is an 11 bed apartment project, situated within close proximity to Wellington train station and with additional easy transport links to Telford and surrounding areas. The team supports individuals requiring various levels of support around both learning difficulties and mental health issues. We are providing individuals with practical and emotional care, enabling them to have fulfilled lives, gain further independence and achieve positive outcomes. You will need to be flexible as you are required to work shifts including bank holidays and weekends.
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 Competitive rates of pay
•Employee Assistance Helpline
•Flexible Additional Holiday Purchase Scheme
•Retail discount vouchers
•DBS check paid by CareTech prior to starting with us
As part of our commitment to you as employees and appreciation for your hard work, you will be part of our incentive bonus scheme.
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.
•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
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. CareTech are proud to announce they are a Disability Confident Leader
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