Senior Healthcare Assistant
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Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
5d ago
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SENIOR SUPPORT WORKER

£9.72

37.5 hours per week (various hours and shifts available to suit your lifestyle)

Welcome Bonus of £500*(TCs Apply)*

20 days holiday + bank holidays

Flexible Additional Holiday Purchase Scheme

DBS check paid by CareTech prior to starting with us.

Full induction programme to Care Certificate Standards

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Free Employee Assistance Programme

We offer Apprenticeships to those with less experience looking to join the Care Sector

We provide FREE training to achieve qualification in Social Care.

Carer progression within the company.

  • Welcome Bonus
  • Valid for this Service and position only

    Paid after successful completion of probation period (6 months) or, if part time or bank, work the equivalent of 975 hours.

    Payments are subject to taxable deductions.

    The Welcome Bonus can be withdrawn at any time and without notice.

    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 supervise the day-to-day delivery of care, to ensure those service users’ needs are met and that they participate appropriately in daily household and leisure activities

    To be responsible for the care, welfare and safety of service users and the health and safety of staff

    To take on the role of case coordinator for individual service users and to participate in the reviewing, reassessing and changing of person centred support plans to ensure they are up-to-date and in line with the individual’s needs

    To participate, as required, in the recruitment and selection of staff within an equal opportunities framework

    To undertake monthly supervisions with staff as delegated and participate in the staff appraisal programme for subordinate staff

    To act as a staff skills coach and undertake appropriate team building and training programmes, designed to meet an individual’s needs or the Company’s staff development program

    To ensure that the requirements of legislation, Care Standards and the Company’s Policies and Procedures are followed

    To prepare service user and staff reports and ensure that the required records are maintained and up-to-date.

    The Service

    Hunters Lodge has free on-site parking, and also has excellent transport links being a 10 minute walk from the station and also just only 2 minute walk from the bus stop! At Hunters Lodge, the established and friendly staffing team support 12 Service Users who have learning disabilities, mental health, autism and epilepsy.

    The Service Users at Hunters Lodge are very active. They enjoy going to the cinema, theatre, attending football matches, going for meals out and much more When in the service, they enjoy socialising together in their fantastic garden, arts and crafts, music sessions, aromatherapy sessions, table top games and simply relaxing in their communal lounge!

    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

    Role : Senior Healthcare Assistant

    Job Type : Permanent

    Location : Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire,

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