Support Worker (Male)
Cambridgeshire, GB
1d ago

Job description

Male Support Workers - Guyhirn, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

We are looking for 2 Support Workers, 1 Full time working 37.5hrs and 1 Part Time working 25hrs per week to join us at our new Supported Living Service in Wisbech at 9.00 ph.

You will be supporting a male service user who has challenging behaviour so experience is essential.

You will be providing practical and emotional care,enabling him to lead as ordinary life as possible.

You will need to be flexible as you are required to work shifts including bank holidays, weekends and sleep ins.

This service is remote so you must be able to drive and you must be willing to work alone

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 user with the preparation of meals, laundry duties, cleaning

Taking the service user to appointment and social events

To maintain accurate notes and records as and when required

To work as part of a team that provides high quality care

The successful candidate will have previous experience in support work specifically with people with Challenging Behaviour,Learning Disabilities and Physical disabilities

The Successful Candidate for the role will have :

Full clean driving licence is essential

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.

Excellent communication skills.

The passion to work with vulnerable Adults.

The desire and commitment to achieve high standards of safeguarding.

Benefits of being a CareTech Employee :

We offer full time permanent 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

Employee Assistance Helpline

Flexible Additional Holiday Purchase Scheme

DBS check paid by CareTech prior to starting with us.

About CareTech

CareTech Community Services established in 1993 has 250 services with continuous growth with new developments / services.

CareTech Community Services is a national provide 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).

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 announce that they are a Disability Confident Leader.


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