Care Support Worker

Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England
HG3 2YJ
Linq Healthcare £ 10.0 - 12.0 Per hour Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 10.0 - 12.0 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Type
Contract, Temporary
Job level
Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager), Studying / Unqualified
Posted
13 Oct 2021
Closes
10 Nov 2021

Job Description

Care Support Worker - Young Adults

Location: Harrogate, North Yorkshire

Salary: £10-12 per hour

LINQ Healthcare is working alongside a specialist college who have an exciting opportunity coming up. The college offers day and residential places for young people aged 16 to 25 with special educational needs and disabilities. You'll be working as part of a team offering care and learning support for the students within the college.

Some of the students may be diagnosed as having a severe or profound and multiple learning disabilities. They may also have physical and sensory impairments, behavioural, emotional and social difficulties (BESD) and display behaviours of concern.

Responsibilities

  • You will need to ensure that the care support needs of each student are met, adhering to each students personal care plan.
  • You will work with the education staff and work with other college staff to support the students within their lessons.
  • You will work students with Autistic Spectrum Disorder and behavioural, emotional and social difficulties.
  • You may have to carry out clinical tasks with the clinical lead nurse after being fully trained.
  • You will need to record and report students' needs and progress.
  • You will need to adhere to the students' individual needs and any care and medication requirements of the students.
  • You will be involved in students with leisure activities when supporting within the residences.

The ideal candidate will have a flexible approach to working hours in order to meet the needs of the organisation. To fully support the students you must be able to cope with the physical demands of the role. This may require pushing a wheelchair if required after having training.

To be considered for the Care Support Worker position you must have:

  • Level 2/3 Diploma in Health and Social Care or Willingness to complete diploma in Health & Social Care within 2 years of employment
  • Previous experience of working with people with learning disabilities/BESD/ASD
  • Experience of working with people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and behavioural, emotional and social difficulties (BESD) and an understanding of the specific needs relating to these.
  • Recent experience of working with young adults
  • Willingness to work towards Care Certificate within first 6 months of employment

To be considered for this position please send over your CV using this link or please get in touch with Alexander Roberts on Applyor email at

Ref: 33038

Job Details

Care Support Worker

Harrogate, North Yorkshire, Englandd Linq Healthcare
Pay
£ 10.0 - 12.0 Per hour
Job level
Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager), Studying / Unqualified
Hours
Full time
Posted
13 Oct 2021
Type
Contract, Temporary
Closes
10 Nov 2021

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