FULL TIME SUPPORT WORKERS - Orchard House, Ashford - £8.21 p/h
About the Role
We are looking for a Support Worker to join our friendly Orchard House team based at our service in Ashford in Kent. You will need to hold a driving licence.
Easy access to public transport and parking on site. Close to local shops. Orchard House has a garden accessible for the residents.
Orchard House is a care home which provides care and support for up to 10 people with learning disabilities.
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 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
Part Time contracts 16hrs, 22.5hrs or 30hrs or become a Bank Worker on a 0hr contract
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
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
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).
Successful candidates will be contacted within 7 working days.
* 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
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