Support Work - The Mallards Kings Lynn

  • Job Reference: 264978606-2
  • Date Posted: 16 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Caretech
  • Location: King's Lynn, Norfolk
  • Salary: £8.91
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Health and Safety, Social care
  • Job Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

SUPPORT WORKER

Benefits

£8.91ph

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

Various contracted hour shifts available (to suit your lifestyle)

20 days holiday + bank holidays

Flexible Additional Holiday Purchase Scheme

Full induction programme to Care Certificate Standards

Dedicated learning & development programmes.

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

We provide FREE training to achieve qualification in Social Care.

Access to a wide range of free online courses for all staff on a variety of topics

DBS check paid by Caretech prior to starting with us.

Refer a Friend Reward Scheme - earn up to £250 per referral!

Stakeholder Pension

Share Save Scheme

Free Employee Assistance Programme

Annual Employee Awards Evening

Employee recognition schemes

Carer progression within the company.

CareTech Foundation - Opportunity to apply for family and friend's grants.

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 the individual's support plans and activities within a challenging environment

To maintain effective communication and liaise with the service users, families and other staff members whilst respecting appropriate confidentiality

To prepare meals, do cleaning and laundry duties

To maintain accurate notes and records when required

To work as part of a team to provide high quality care

Personal care is required.

The Service

Rated Good by CQC, The Mallards is registered for 11 service users who have been diagnosed with learning disabilities and mental health issues. The service uses enjoy swimming, cycling going to the gym, cinema and the beach. They also enjoy arts and crafts and playing garden games. There is car parking on site and its also on a local bus route.

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.

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