Support Worker

May 3, 2022
£12 - £13 / hour

Job Description

Job Family: People Care & Support (Direct Provision)

Key Role Descriptors:

The role holder will work as part of the Supported Accommodation team providing support to learning disabled adults living in ordinary houses in the community either on a permanent basis or with the Short Breaks service..

The role holder will provide practical and emotional support to customers that will promote independence and will assist and support other involved parties, to ensure positive outcomes for all customers

Key Role Accountabilities:

Provide person centered high quality support to individuals who may have complex needs and may display behaviours that challenge the service to maintain and develop daily living skills, enable full participation in a range of activities and assist and support customers to access appropriate community services. To ensure all physical, emotional, social, cultural and religious needs are met.

Provide support and personal assistance to customers who may have a profound physical disability to develop and maintain their independence, whilst effectively managing any associated risks and reporting signs of injury, illness, suspected abuse to the appropriate member of the team.

Provide practical and personal support to individuals to maintain high levels of hygiene including personal and intimate care . Role holders will ensure medication is administered, taken and recorded, in line with the medication policy.

Promote equal opportunities in the workplace and deliver services which are accessible and appropriate to the diverse needs of customers in line with the Social Model of Disability.

Identify and understand health and social care needs of customers and respond to their needs by providing relevant services that promote their independence health and wellbeing including diet, exercise and health Action Plans

Support the customers to ensure high levels of cleanliness in their home or Short Breaks Service .

Establish and maintain appropriate relationships with parents, families, and the carers and friends of customers.

Maintain records, monitoring information and ensure procedures are followed, such as cash handling and where appropriate share relevant information with colleagues.

Proactively participate in new initiatives and future changes in service delivery.

Personal commitment to continuous self development and service improvement.

Through personal example, open commitment and clear action, ensure diversity is positively valued, resulting in equal access and treatment in employment, service delivery and communications.

You must have:

  • experience.
  • 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
  • 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 have available feel free to click the ‘Apply' button below or contact the team on 0161 4199285**