Overview

Senior Support Worker – Ilford, Essex

£11.00ph

37.5 hours per week

28 days holiday inclusive of 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 supervise the day-to-day delivery of care, to ensure those service users’ needs are met and that they participate appropriately in daily household and leisure activities

To be responsible for the care, welfare and safety of service users and the health and safety of staff

To take on the role of case coordinator for individual service users and to participate in the reviewing, reassessing and changing of person centred support plans to ensure they are up-to-date and in line with the individual’s needs

To participate, as required, in the recruitment and selection of staff within an equal opportunities framework

To undertake monthly supervisions with staff as delegated and participate in the staff appraisal programme for subordinate staff

To act as a staff skills coach and undertake appropriate team building and training programmes, designed to meet an individual’s needs or the Company’s staff development program

To ensure that the requirements of legislation, Care Standards and the Company’s Policies and Procedures are followed

To prepare service user and staff reports and ensure that the required records are maintained and up-to-date.

Personal Characteristics:

Diploma in Health and Social Care NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent 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.

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.

STRICTLY NO AGENCIES

Salary:

Location: Ilford, IG1 1TW

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