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DATE ADDED: Wed 02/10/2019

Support Worker

Charing, UK

JOB TYPE: Part Time

SALARY: £9/hour Excellent benefits and training

SUPPORT WORKER - Lakeview, Charing, Ashford - £9 p/h
About the Role
We are looking for full and part time support workers to join an existing team in Charing in Ashford.
The role includes supporting a 42 year old gentlemen living in a sole use bungalow with stunning woodland views. The gentleman requires 2 to 1 support 24/7 due to his complex needs which include Autism, Frontal lobe syndrome and a learning disability. Support is required to assist with all day to day needs including personal care, cooking cleaning as well as supporting with visiting family and days out in the gentlemen's own vehicle. A full current driving licence would be very beneficial but not essential to the role.
If you have a genuine desire to make a difference and the commitment to ensure the highest levels of support are provided we would love to hear from you.
We are providing individuals with practical and emotional care, enabling them to lead as ordinary life as they can achieve. You must be able to work with challenging behaviour and personal care. You will also need to support our services users out in the community and fishing!
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 37.5 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.
Role: Support Worker
Job Type: Part Time
Location: Charing, Kent,

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