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Support Worker - Folkestone - £8.21ph

Folkestone, Kent, England

£5 - 10 per hour

Permanent

SUPPORT WORKER - Martello Day Centre, Folkestone - £8.21 p/h

About the Role:

We are looking for a Support Worker to join our friendly team based at our Martello Day Centre service in Folkestone, in Kent. This established service is used by 60 Service users attending on a weekly basis.

The Day Centre has its own garden, lots of parking. The Centre is in walking distance of the harbour and town centre, with close transport links. Free onsite parking is available to staff members. We are providing individuals with practical and emotional care, enabling them to lead as ordinary life as they can achieve.

You will need to be flexible as you are required to work shifts between 8.30am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday.

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 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 for the role 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

The passion to work with vulnerable Adults

The desire and commitment to achieve high standards of safeguarding

Benefits

We offer Full-Time & Part-Time hours

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

Flexible Additional Holiday Purchase Scheme

Various shift patterns available to suit your lifestyle

DBS check paid by Caretech prior to starting with us

About Caretech

Caretech Community Services established in 1993 has 250 services with continuous growth with new developments/services. CareTech Community Services is a national provider of support for people with complex and challenging behaviours associated with autism, learning disabilities, mental health illness and neurological conditions. We support people to live as independently as possible within their own homes and also in residential care. We are committed to providing the highest levels of care to our residents. To enable us to do this we need caring and dedicated professionals to deliver first class care.

All applicants will be subject to satisfactory references and all employees are checked against the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).

  • 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.

CareTech Community Services are proud to advise that they are a Disability Confident Leader.

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Posted 19 days ago

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