Senior Support Worker - Old Hurst Cambridgeshire

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SENIOR SUPPORT WORKER Benefits £10.30ph 37.5 hours per week (various hours and shifts available to suit your lifestyle) Various contracted hour shifts available (to suit your lifestyle) 20 days holiday bank holidays Flexible Additional Holiday Purchase Scheme Full induction programme to Care Certificate Standards Dedicated learning & development programmes. We offer Apprenticeships to those with less experience looking to join the Care Sector We provide FREE training to achieve qualification in Social Care. Access to a wide range of free online courses for all staff on a variety of topics DBS check paid by Caretech prior to starting with us. Refer a Friend Reward Scheme - earn up to £250 per referral Stakeholder Pension Share Save Scheme Free Employee Assistance Programme Annual Employee Awards Evening Employee recognition schemes Carer progression within the company. CareTech Foundation - Opportunity to apply for family and friend's grants. The Role We are providing individuals with practical and emotional care, enabling them to lead as ordinary life as they can achieve. To help them achieve this you will need to be flexible, as you are required to work shifts including bank holidays, weekends and potential 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 the individual's support plans and activities within a challenging environment To maintain effective communication and liaise with the service users, families and other staff members whilst respecting appropriate confidentiality To prepare meals, do cleaning and laundry duties To maintain accurate notes and records when required To work as part of a team to provide high quality care Personal care is required. The Service Rated Good by CQC, Oaktrees is a care home for six male service user who have a diagnosis of Autism. The service users are always out and about, they enjoy going to the local pub, trips to the zoo and local spa as well as picnics, BBQs. The service provide activities during the day Personal Characteristics Diploma in Health and Social Care or be willing to work towards one. Experience in supporting adults with challenging behaviour, learning disabilities and/or mental health issues. The ability to keep calm under pressure. The confidence to work alone or 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. The Organisation : CareTech Community Services Ltd is a provider of specialist social care services supporting 5000 adults with a wide range of needs in more than 300 services across the UK. Committed to the highest standards of care and governance, we provide innovative care pathways for people to live in community settings with learning disabilities, severe physical disabilities, autistic spectrum disorder, challenging behaviour, mental health, forensic needs and acquired brain injury within a range of settings including, supported living services, shared housing, residential services and outreach. We encourage people to take control of their lives - this could be finding employment, having an active social life, learning new skills or building self-confidence. CareTech Community Services are proud to inform you that they are a "Disability Confident Leader". 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. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact every applicant. We will be in touch 7-10 days after receipt of your CV if progressing your application to the next stage. STRICTLY NO AGENCIES

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