Social Care Worker

Employer
Trident Group
Location
Oswestry, Shropshire, United Kingdom
Salary
£15444/annum
Closing date
10 Jun 2022

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Job Sector
Care & Social Work
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
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Social Care Worker

Windsor House, Oswestry

REF/ 65980

£15,444.00 per annum

30 hours per/ week will include sleep ins.

Trident Group has over 50 years’ experience of delivering homes, services and innovation for up to 8,000 people in over 3,400 homes in some of the most disadvantaged communities in the Midlands. It employs more than 850 staff, works with many volunteers and provides training places and apprenticeships as part of the employment package. The Group has an annual turnover of more than £34m and owns assets close to £186m.

The Group consists of;

Trident Housing, which provides landlord services for the Group in respect of housing management and maintenance

Trident Reach, which is a registered care and support charity providing services to those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, and those who have been victims of domestic abuse across all age groups across the Midlands.

About the role

We are looking to recruit for Social Care Worker for our Care Home at Windsor House, Oswestry, Shropshire. Windsor House is a registered care home for 10 adults with learning and/ or physical disabilities who require support for all aspects of their daily living needs, including personal care, meal preparation as well as shopping and social activities.

The aim of the role is to deliver an outstanding service which is person centred in a way that enhances the lives of people with profound learning disabilities offering choice, ensuring the people have a voice and their wishes and decisions are respected.

The role is permanent opportunity working 30 hours a week covering a variety of shifts on a rotational basis, including some weekends and bank holidays.

About you

We are looking for staff who want to make a difference, the successful candidates must be committed to inclusion and engagement and ensure that the people they are supporting have a full, active, meaningful lifestyle, one that they have chosen for themselves. In addition, the successful candidates will be confident to work alone, and it is essential to have a good understanding and working experience of learning disabilities, autism and mental health.

We are looking for highly motivated individual who would like to join our team in order to deliver good quality service to vulnerable adults. You will be responsible for looking after service users and supporting them with their daily requirements.

Candidates need experience of supporting adults with challenging behaviour, demonstrate a level of resilience whilst at work, and the ability to build meaningful relationships with customers. Throughout this role you will need to be able to demonstrate effective behaviour management techniques, build rapport and trust with customers to de-escalate incidents and create a safe educational environment.

Punctuality and reliability are essential to meet the requirements of the role, the shifts are early mornings, late finishes, weekend working and waking nights.

Working in a regulated service it is essential that all mandatory training is up to date and staff have the skills to support in challenging situations. Specialist training tailored to meet the needs of customers will be provided. Candidates will preferably hold a Level 2 diploma in Health and Social Care and it is important that the successful candidate understands health and social care legislation and CQC fundamental standards.

In addition, we are looking at offering flexible working patterns to suit the needs of the individual so you can have the work-life balance to suit you. Training to promote development and opportunities would be available for successful candidates.

Applying

All applications must be accompanied with a current CV which will be used to assess your suitability for the role. Please ensure all the skills, experience and qualifications requested are clearly demonstrated in your CV as explained in the body of the advert.

All applicants must provide their right to work documentation at interview stage, such as a valid passport which will be verified to check your eligibility to work and live in the UK.

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from Disclosure and barring service (DBS)
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