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.
We are looking for Care Assistant/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 could be requested to work at one of the single occupancy properties in Telford or Shrewsbury with associated payments. You will also be 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
•DBS check paid by CareTech prior to starting with us
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
•The passion to work with vulnerable Adults
The desire and commitment to achieve high standards of safeguarding
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