Salary: up to £7.80 per hour + free ongoing training
Hours: up to 40 hrs
The Role: An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our care team. The role involves working with vulnerable adults with mental health needs, providing them with practical and emotional care, enabling them to lead as ordinary life as they can achieve within their home and in the community. Flexibility is essential as you will be required to work shifts including bank holidays, weekends and sleep ins.
Responsibilities of the Senior Support Worker:
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 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 co-ordinate, and be involved in, the preparation of meals, laundry duties and cleaning
To maintain accurate notes and records as and when required
To work as part of a team to provide high quality
The successful candidate for the role will have:
A minimum 12 months experience working with adults with mental health needs
A Level 3 Health & Social Care
The ability to keep calm under pressure
Experience of working 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
Due to the nature of the position, successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure prior to commencement of employment, the disclosure expense will be met by the employer.
Unfortunately due to the large volume of applications we receivewe are unable to contact all candidates. If you have not heard from us within the next 14 days please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. Please do not hesitate to apply for other suitable roles in the future.
About CareTech Community Services
With 250 services and 4000 staff across the UK 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. In operation since 1993, we have developed our services to support people to live as independently as possible within their own homes and also in residential care.