Specialist Community Support Worker – Crosspath Care LTD - Working for Essex
Salary: £10.35 to £11.30 per hour
Closing date: 16 Aug 2022
Location: Colchester
Hours: Full-time
Req ID: 8767
Role: Social Care
About the role

Specialist Community Support Worker – Crosspath Care LTD

Permanent, Full Time and Part Time

£10.35 to £11.30 per hour

Location: Colchester, Braintree, Witham and Chelmsford

 

Essex County Council (ECC) are delighted to be supporting Crosspath Care LTD to recruit Specialist Community Support Workers for their home care service in Colchester, Braintree, Witham and Chelmsford areas.

The shift patterns vary with both full time and part time hours available and will require day, evenings and weekend working. Shift times can be discussed at interview stage.

Crosspath Care is based in Coggeshall in Essex and specialise in supporting people with mental health needs, autism and dementia, enabling people to live in their own homes as independently as possible. This includes 24-hour care within their home and an alternative to supported housing or residential care.

Crosspath Care aim to empower and support people with life choices and decisions, helping to develop life skills and to live as independently as possible. They do not want to create dependency on their service, but instead aim to see people become as independent as possible and to meet their full potential.

Crosspath Care are looking to recruit Support Workers to join their fantastic team. The role will be working directly with service users to promote recovery and independence in their own home.

Responsibilities

  • Undertake all aspects of support and personal care as described in the care plan respecting and maintaining dignity at all times
  • Work within the recovery model promoting independence
  • Ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of service users at all times.
  • Ensure that records are monitored, updated and maintained correctly and professionally always.
  • Monitor that service users are engaging effectively with the agreed recovery plan.

Benefits

  • Free comprehensive training
  • 24/7 on call support
  • Flexible working
  • Promotional opportunities

Please note, as part of this role you will be required to travel throughout Chelmsford and Colchester, therefore all candidates must be able to drive and have access to their own vehicle. Mileage and travel time will be paid.

Note: ECC are advertising this role on behalf of Crosspath Care LTD and if successful you will be employed by Crosspath Care LTD .

Crosspath Care LTD applies a robust recruitment vetting process. If you are successful you will need to undergo a Pre-employment Vetting Procedure.

As part of employment should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS update service. The DBS update service ensures all registered DBS certificates are kept up to date and allows authorised parties to view the status of your certificate. This is an annual subscription, and you will be responsible for ensuring this is maintained. For further information on the DBS update service please go to https://www.gov.uk/dbs-update-service

Crosspath Care LTD is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults, and expects all employees, contractors, and volunteers to share its commitment to prevent abuse, harm or exploitation.

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If you have any queries regarding this role, please contact Care.Recruitment@essex.gov.uk