Care Assistant/Support worker
- Radis Community Care
- Full Time
Radis Community Care has an exciting opportunity for a Support Worker for Grafton House in Longton, Stoke-on-Trent.
Established in 2001, Radis has grown to become a leading provider of community based social care and support for thousands of vulnerable adults and children in England and Wales, focussed on supporting people to live independently in their own homes and part of their local communities.
We care for a range of service users including the elderly and for people with physical and/or learning disabilities. Tailored to meet our service user’s individual needs, our care ranges from brief daily visits to 24-hour live-in care and can either be short or long-term.
About the role
As a Support Worker you will be supporting individuals with PMLD (Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities) and Mild Learning disabilities. The role may include manual handling, medication administration, personal care, food preparation, household tasks, supporting individuals to keep in contact with family and friends, accessing the community and attending appointments. We provide support for daily living skills and help support with socialisation.
We recognise each person as an individual and provide a unique service which is person centred and tailored to their needs. The role is to promote the individual’s independence, choice, dignity and respect by delivering the best standards of support. We offer people with PMLD a safe and secure home where they can live independently with the support they need.
Shifts and rates… Various shifts available, including Day shifts and Waking Nights. Full/part-time hours available and alternate weekends.
Benefits for the Role
- Full or part time hours available
- Excellent career progression
- Fully structured support for all new starters available
- Full training, working towards Care Certificate including other training courses such as Mental Health Awareness and Postural Support
- In-depth online & office-based training.
- Paid shadowing in the service
- Refer a friend payment (unlimited payments, subject to conditions)
- Mandatory refresher training paid for
Ideally the successful person would have a qualification in health and social care (but this is not essential) or will have worked either in supported living settings and / or with individuals with PMLD.
Radis Community Care is an Equal Opportunities Employer that welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.