MALE WAKE NIGHT SUPPORT WORKER - Willingham Cambs

  • Job Reference: 00044209-1
  • Date Posted: 23 November 2021
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Willingham, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £9.89 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

MALE WAKE NIGHT SUPPORT WORKER - Welcome Bonus of £500*(T&Cs Apply)*
Benefits
£9.89ph
40 hours per week
Welcome Bonus of £500*(T&Cs 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
Stakeholder Pension
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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The Welcome Bonus can be withdrawn at any time and without notice.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 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 others 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 Service
Yewdale Farm is a very unique service which oozes fun and personality! Set within 14 acres of farmland (don’t forget your wellies), their pets include; rabbits, sheep, geese, ducks, dogs and we mustn’t forget the lizard!
The staffing team at Yewdale Farm support 9 gentlemen, aged between 47 – 62, who have learning and physical disabilities, autism, epilepsy and some challenging behaviour.
The service users here are incredibly active, and really enjoy their environment; taking care of the animals, horticulture, picnics, picking fruit from their orchards, kite flying, arts and crafts, computer courses and also cookery. Quite often they enjoy strolling to their local village to visit the auctions, team rooms and make use of their local conveniences.
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 a 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.
* 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
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.
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