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Support Worker & Waking Night Support Workers Wanted!

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL51 8DT

We are looking for Full Time Support Workers and Waking Night Support Workers to join our friendly team at Brooklyn Road and Bouncers Lane in Cheltenham, commutable from Cheltenham and surrounding areas. Working at these services you will be supporting individuals with physical and learning disabilities. We are providing individuals with practical and emotional care, enabling them to have fulfilled lives and gain further independence. Preferably experience of working in a similar environment but not essential as training is provided.

You will also need to be flexible as you are required to work shifts including bank holidays, weekends and sleep ins.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

To participate in the day-to-day implementation of individual support plans and activities within a challenging environment.  Maintain effective communication and liaison with service users, families and others, whilst respecting appropriate confidentiality.  Supporting service users with the preparation of meals, laundry duties, cleaning and social events.  Maintain accurate notes and records as and when required.  Work as part of a team to provide high quality care.

The successful candidate 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 along with the desire and commitment to achieve high standards of safeguarding

Benefits of being a CareTech Employee: -

•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
•Employee Assistance Helpline
•Flexible Additional Holiday Purchase Scheme
•DBS check paid by CareTech prior to starting with us
•SAYE Scheme

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. CareTech are proud to announce they are a Disability Confident Leader.

Interested?  Please apply now , sending your CV to our friendly recruitment team by clicking on Apply Now or call on the number to the right of this advert.


Salary: £8.72 – £10.02 per hou 28 days A/L inc B/H

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