Support Worker – Adults with Disabilities #RQ1250916

April 15, 2024
£11 - £14 / hour

Job Description

Support Worker

Cover staff to support adults with a learning disability/Autism/Behaviours of concern in a day centre setting.

To support adults to access the community and deliver on site activities.

Support individuals with personal care needs, must be moving and handling trained.

Key role objectives

The post holder will contribute to the development of a customer focused service that is responsive and flexible with regards to all customer needs. Support Workers are responsible for delivering sensitive personal care and needs led support to adults with a learning disability, and autism, in a respite setting, in line with meeting Essential Standards of Quality and Safety and the Philosophy of Dignity in Care Principles.

This role requires the post holder to act as an advocate, promoting self-advocacy and a commitment to upholding service user rights.

Key Duties/Areas of Responsibility

Provide a wide range of activities to stimulate and motivate service users both on an individual basis and in groups, including supporting them to access community resources and adhere to agreed measures to reduce any associated risks.

Work with the team to provide sensitive care and guidance to service users in areas of personal care, daily living, health, social integration and emotional support in line with principles of an ordinary life and in compliance with departmental policies and procedures

Contribute towards the monitoring and assessment of service users plans, reviews and assessment of risks via their Key Worker

Adhere to agreed individual support plans communicating any areas of concern about these plans to their Key Worker or line manager

Assist service users to deal with behavioural difficulties and other vulnerabilities

Assist with the administration of medicines as required

Maintain confidential unit records and record progress in service user’s files adhering to departmental policies and procedures

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

You must have:

  • Post qualified experience.
  • Enhanced DBS/Update service.
  • References required for the last 5 years of employment.

Benefits of working with

  • 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

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