Social Care Practitioner

Safehands Recruitment Limited
£14,625 per annum
06 Oct 2017
26 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Would you like to develop a career working with Adults supporting them as part of a large community of specialised workers? You will be working with adults with a range of learning difficulties, autism, communication difficulties, challenging behaviours and other complex needs within a spacious residential site. The site consists of a number of self contained bungalows where you will be supporting the client to gain independence and personal skills.

Excellent opportunities and bonuses are offered to workers such as NVQs, 2 week induction programme and 30 days annual leave per year. Working hours include earlies and lates, on a rota basis including weekdays and weekends. Full driving licence is essential

Responsibilities of Social Care Practioners:


• Assisting clients with all aspects of personal care, promoting self-help and independence in-line with care plans and supporting with moving and handling techniques

• Assisting the administration of medication

• Assisting with domestic duties

• Supporting clients to access the community

• Managing challenging behaviour in a safe and effective manner

• To maintain knowledge and operate within current legislation and company polices and procedures

• Promote in dependence and develop a trusting relationship with the clients

• Report any concerns that may indicate safety and well being is being compromised

• To undertake all mandatory training inline with company policies and procedures

Person Specification for Social Care Practioners:

• Staff must be flexible with shift patterns

• Willingness to train to NVQ standard

• Good values and aspiration to want to work in the Health and Social Care sector

• Experience within a Health and Social Care would be advantageous but not essential

• All applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and 5 years referencing

Additional Benefits for Social Care Practitioners:

• Fully funded Diploma Level 3 in Health and Social Care or Children's Young People Workforce with on-site tutorial support

• Advantageous shift patterns

• Opportunities for internal progression, for example to Shift Leader and Home Manager

• Pension Scheme

• Childcare Voucher Scheme

• Comprehensive training and support given in:

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