Support Worker - Folkestone
- Job Reference: 00044936-1
- Date Posted: 19 January 2022
- Recruiter: CV-Library
- Location: Folkestone, Kent
- Salary: £9.00 Per Hour
- Sector: Healthcare & Medical
- Job Type: Permanent
SUPPORT WORKERS NEEDED - *** £500 WELCOME BONUS *** ( T&C's below)
35hrs hours per week (various hours and shifts available to suit your lifestyle)
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
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.
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The Welcome Bonus can be withdrawn at any time and without notice.
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 and lead a team of support workers to enable our service users to lead as fulfilling and satisfying a life as they possibly can.
To act as a role model for staff, so that they are encouraged to understand the people you are support.
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.
Grosvenor Court is a care home which provides care and support for up to 13 people with learning disabilities. Easy access to public transport. Close to local shops. Grosvenor Court has well maintained garden.
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.
CareTech Community Services Ltd, established in 1994, is one of the largest providers 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 vulnerable people to live in community settings. We support 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.
* 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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