Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Rickmansworth


We are recruiting for Support Workers to join our rated GOOD by CQC residential service, Hunters Lodge in Rickmansworth.
You will be required to work a 35hr week, although zero hour contracts are also available.
Shift times include 7am
- 2pm or 2pm
- 9.30pm, we are also looking for Waking Night Support Workers to work 9.15pm
- 7.15am.
Hunters Lodge has free on-site parking, and also has excellent transport links being a 10 minute walk from the station and also just only 2 minute walk from the bus stop!
At Hunters Lodge, the established and friendly staffing team support 12 Service Users who have learning disabilities, mental health, autism and epilepsy.
The Service Users at Hunters Lodge are very active.
They enjoy going to the cinema, theatre, attending football matches, going for meals out and much more… When in the service, they enjoy socialising together in their fantastic garden, arts and crafts, music sessions, aromatherapy sessions, table top games and simply relaxing in their communal lounge!
At Caretech we work in partnership with people with physical and learning disability.
We do this by providing high-quality, flexible services that support people, including young adults, to live as independently as possible in their own homes and in the community.
Everyone wants a purposeful job
- to do something really meaningful.
At CareTech, we can give you that.
You'll have opportunities to develop as a person, colleague, leader and activist.
One of the most amazing things about being a Support Worker is that anyone can do it! As long as you have a positive attitude and want to improve the lives of those with a learning disability, we will support you with progression opportunities throughout your career with us
We believe that all our employees are amazing and we wouldn't be able to achieve what we do without them.
Here are just some of the ways CareTech will value and invest in you.

• We offer full time permanent contract

• 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

• Employee Assistance Helpline

• Flexible Additional Holiday Purchase Scheme

• Retail discount vouchers

• Various shift patterns available to suit your lifestyle

• DBS check paid by CareTech prior to starting with us

• SAYE Scheme
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 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
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.
All applicants will be subject to satisfactory references and all employees are checked against the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).
CareTech are proud to announce they are a Disability Confident Leader

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