Job Description

PURPOSE:

To enable the service user to enjoy a fulfilling quality of life based on their individual care and support plan.

To respectfully provide a safe and caring home environment that enhances the service user’s life through support and encouragement.

To ensure what is important to the service users and how best to support them is achieved through person centred practice.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Please note decision making must be included within the Principal Accountabilities

1.

To promote and safeguard the welfare of children, young people and/or vulnerable adults

2.

Meet the physical needs of service users, including washing,bathing,toileting,dressing and other personal care tasks which include advice and encouragement to support service users to undertake daily living tasks for themselves-: promoting choice, independence, and by providing, privacy and dignity at all times.

3.

Oversee and monitor the completion of care and support plans, including the completion of monthly summaries.

4.

Contribute to reviewing each service users individual care/support plan and risk assessment, to implement plans to ensure their needs are met and agreed outcomes are achieved which include acting as a service users key worker on a day to day basis and attending service users reviews.

5.

Meet the social and emotional support needs of service users by encouraging social interaction and promoting contact with family, carers, friends, advocates, and the wider community.

6.

Support service users to participate in group and or individual activities, by promoting and enabling them to maintain relationship with their doctors, dentists, local communities, clubs etc. including acting as an escort for medical appointments outings and accompany service users on annual holidays working within the relevant risk assessments.

7.

Write and maintain daily records e.g. case recording, financial transactions, to ensure that the service user’s records are accurate, informative and meet relevant regulations.

8.

Promote a healthy and safe environment by attending to domestic tasks including washing and ironing of linen cleaning kitchen, bathrooms and other areas of the home to meet infection control guidance.

9.

Cook and serve meals, light snacks and drinks taking into account the dietary and feeding needs of service users. Completion of appropriate records relating to food handling and stock control.

10.

Assist the residential Leader with ordering, stock control and reviewing of medication. Administer medication as prescribed by medical practitioner and as per risk assessment/health action plan.

11.

Undertake all development training relevant to the needs of the service and customers and according to relevant legislation. Maintain and keep up to date with current sector initiatives and legislation through the most appropriate methods and ensuring that personal and professional development is undertaken.

12.

The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 and associated legislation places responsibilities for health and safety on Hull City Council, as your employer and you as an employee of the council. In addition to the Councils overall duties, the post holder has personal responsibility for their own health & safety and that of other employees; additional and more specific responsibilities are identified in the Council’s Corporate H&S policy.

GENERAL:

The above principal accountabilities are not exhaustive and may vary without changing the character of the job or level of responsibility. The postholder must be flexible to ensure the operational needs of the Council are met. This includes the undertaking of duties of a similar nature and responsibility as and when required, throughout the various work places in the Council.

You must have:

  • Enhanced DBS/Update service.
  • References required for the last 3 years of employment.

Benefits of working with Semester.co.uk:

  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed.
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area
  • Flexible hours to meet your needs, full or part time
  • Recommend a friend bonus scheme
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

If you would like to find out more information about this role, or the other opportunities Semester.co.uk have available feel free to click the ‘Apply' button below or contact the team on 0161 4199285**

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