Care Assistant/Health Care Worker - Full Time
- Job Reference: 00053232-1
- Date Posted: 31 December 2021
- Recruiter: CV-Library
- Location: Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
- Salary: £9.00 Per Hour
- Sector: Healthcare & Medical
- Job Type: Permanent
About The Role:
We are looking for a Care Assistant/Health Care Worker to join our friendly team at Shamu in Stoke, commutable from Stoke and surrounding areas. Working at Shamu you will be supporting individuals with physical and learning disabilities. We are providing individuals with practical and emotional care, enabling them to have fulfilled lives and gain further independence. Preferably experience of working in a similar environment but not essential as training is provided.
You will also need to be flexible as you are required to work shifts including bank holidays, weekends and potential sleep ins.
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
•Retail discount vouchers
•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
•Excellent communication skills
•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.
The desire and commitment to achieve high standards of safeguarding
You may be aware of new regulations which require that anyone entering a CQC-regulated care home in England to be fully vaccinated subject to certain exemptions.
The Health & Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 were made on 22nd July and come into force on 11th November 2021