Training and Recruitment

Training

“Staff we spoke with told us of the excellent support for their personal and professional development. There was a proactive support system in place to encourage staff to develop and deliver outstanding care.”

CQC report 2018

Staff will receive all mandatory training as required by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) together with additional training relevant to the work they are undertaking:

1 Day Induction Training for all new staff including

  • Protection of Vulnerable Adults (POVA) (where appropriate)
  • Recording Skills
  • Safeguarding Children Awareness (where appropriate)
  • Health & Safety
  • Moving & Handling
  • Fire Safety
  • Food Hygiene
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Risk Assessments

 

Additional Training, this is not an exhaustive list, new training courses are added regularly to support new clients/existing client changes:  

 

  •  Care Certificate Training
  • Safeguarding children with disabilities (where appropriate)
  • Brain Injury Awareness Training
  • Effective Supervision (for Case Managers, Team Leaders and Senior Support Workers)
  • Challenging Behaviour
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Medication
  • Epilepsy awareness

Recruitment

We pride ourselves in offering a tailored, client focused and professional service. 

We have clients across the whole of the North East of England and Yorkshire and recruit specifically for and with individual clients.

We will expect the highest standard of practise with a clear commitment to our clients. In turn, we offer all new staff a detailed induction programme to include all regulatory requirements, client specific training, supervisions on an individual and group basis, on-going support with development opportunities.

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We currently have the following vacancies:

(NB. All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Check (formerly CRB). CVs are not accepted – only Application Forms).

Current Job Vacancies

Job Title: CASE MANAGER
Location:  LEEDS/SHEFFIELD & Newcastle Areas
Hours: Minimum of 4 days per week – FULL TIME
Salary: HIGHLY COMPETITIVE

(Salary to be discussed at point of interview)

The Role

We have two Case Manager opportunities for qualified professionals such as: Social Worker, Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Speech and Language Therapist, Counsellor, Psychologist.

CCMS is an award-winning case management service with a CQC Outstanding Rating, we are regulated under Personal Care and TDDI, specialising in the rehabilitation of adults & children following brain injury, spinal injury and associated catastrophic injuries.

As Case Managers, we continuously work with our clients and their families to assess rehabilitation needs, report to court, commission services and lead multi-disciplinary teams, providing rehabilitation and support in the community to assist clients to reach their optimum potential.

We are seeking dynamic, passionate individuals with the following:

Professionally qualified in roles such as Social Worker, Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Speech and Language Therapist, Counsellor or Psychologist. Experience as a Case Manager would be advantageous but is certainly not essential as full training is provided.

 A structured and logical thinking style, operating both at a detailed level and at a directional level
Excellent report writing skills
Highly effective verbal and written communication skills
Ability to build therapeutic relationships quickly and have strong interpersonal skills with clients and professionals
Ability to work autonomously and also as part of a team
Ability to demonstrate excellent time management skills and also co-ordinate others when working to deadlines
Ability to apply new learning to work situation
Ability to transition from your current role into the role of Case Manager
Must be IT literate and have the ability to learn new systems quickly
Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to manage difficult and at times, volatile situations

CCMS offer a very competitive salary, company pension scheme, car allowance (following successful probation), company bonus scheme, full training, supervision and mentoring to the right candidates.

Requirements:

  • Must have a minimum of 3 year’s experience within your professional field of expertise
  •  Full UK Driving License

Application Process:

  • If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please send an up to date CV detailing professional qualifications and experience to julie.gardner@ccms.org.uk
  • call Julie directly on 01642 713720 or mobile 07384 215446.

Job Title: Support Worker 
Reference: SWHOW1
Location: Howden  
Hours:  35 Hours per week 
Salary: £11 per hour 
Closing Date: 9 April 2021
Interview Date: W/C 12 April 2021

The Role

Support worker required to join an existing team providing 24/7 care and support to a 32 year old gentleman who resides in his own home with support. Our client was involved in a road traffic accident in 2005 and sustained an acquired brain injury and visual impairments.

Our client is physically independent however he does require regular prompts with regards to personal care and managing his behaviours. He follows a structured weekly rota to maintain his own home completing domestic tasks and staff encourage social activities/ social inclusion within the local community.

Applicants must have a supportive, empathetic nature but also have the ability to be assertive and manage challenging behaviours. The successful candidate will be required to promote the client’s independence whilst maintaining the client’s safety recognizing the importance of policies, procedures and risk assessments.

Previous experience working with Acquired Brain Injury clients preferred.
Driver/full license essential.
Successful applicants will receive support, training & supervision.

Job Title: Bank Support Worker 
Reference: PEN1
Location: Honley
Hours: 6 Hours per week 
Salary: £11.23 per hour
Closing Date: 
Interview Date: TBC

The Role

Support worker required for a gentleman in his 60’s living independently in the Penrith area who has an Acquired Brain Injury.  The successful applicant will be responsible for supporting the client and promoting independence with daily living tasks including household chores, personal care, shopping and regularly going out in the local community.

Applicants are sought with the following qualities: good communication skills, patience, problem solving ability, and a sense of humour.

The successful applicant will join an established support team and will receive multi-disciplinary guidance and supervision.

Full training provided

Full UK driving license essential.

Experience preferred but not essential

 

Job Title: 2 x FEMALE CARE ASSISTANT
Reference: CAYRK2
Location: Stamford Bridge, York
Hours: 20hrs per week 
Salary: £10.00 – £11.00 per hour 
Closing Date: TBC 
Interview Date: TBC 

The Role

 

We are currently recruiting for a Care Assistant to join a team for a lovely lady in the York area to maximise her independence following a road traffic accident in 2015.

She has a spinal cord injury resulting in Tetraplegia and at present has significant mobility problems.  She is living in Stamford Bridge, York. The client enjoys cooking, baking and participating in a well established exercise programme.

Full personal care required. 

Due to the length of the shifts we believe this opportunity is commutable from – Leeds, York, Thirsk, Helmsley and Hambleton District 

Applicants require an empathetic & dynamic approach, with the ability to promote and encourage therapies.  You will be required to engage the client in home & community activities. 

Experience preferred with moving and handling tasks. Driver/full licence essential. 

Flexible approach necessary with regards to working shift patterns.

Successful applicants will receive support, training & supervision.

 

Job Title:  4x  FEMALE CARE ASSISTANT

To cover school holidays

Reference: CALD1
Location: Leeds
Hours: 24 hours per week (waking nights)

To cover school holidays

Salary: £11.00 – £13.00 per hour
Closing Date: TBC
Interview Date: TBC

The Role

We are recruiting for Female Care Assistants to support a11 year old girl with an acquired brain injury and complex needs following a RTA. The client lives in the Leeds area within her family home.

The role will involve enabling the client to engage in rehabilitation, social and recreational activities.

support required before and after school, weekends and during school holidays. These roles are within a 24/7 care package and flexibility is essential.

Applicants require skills to provide focus & motivation to expand home and community activities. Desirably with care experience with children/ young adults and must be enthusiastic and energetic to help support and stimulate this young girl.

The client requires full moving and handling and all aspects of personal care.    

The successful applicant will receive full training for this role, input from Therapists and regular supervision by Case Manager.

Driver with full UK License essential.