Senior Support Worker

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Ref
59918
Role type
Residential Senior Support Worker
Location
Merrington Grange - Shrewsbury - Shropshire
Closing date
13/11/2018
Service details
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Description

Senior Support Worker Required - full time, Permanent, £9.35 per hour + benefits

Benefits include

  • Flexible working hours
  • Wider Wallet (high street online discount scheme)
  • Comprehensive induction and training
  • Realistic progression (we are an award-winning organisation who are committed to developing people from within)
  • Staff pension

Merrington has 9 service users with learning disabilities, 5 with Autism. We provide personal care, support in household duties and activities. Staff go through MAPA training to support service users who show anxieties physically and emotionally. We promote our service users to have a active life and support them on exercise, social and fun activities. One day you could be going swimming and the next to a disco.

  • Deputises in support of the Service Manager, managing and monitoring performance in areas delegated e.g. team management, operational targets, quality standards and sector regulatory requirements. Reporting back to the manager.
  • Acts as the Designated Responsible Person on shift as required.
  • Manages the team and the staff rota as delegated by the Service Manager.
  • Manages team workload, as authorised by the Service Manager, by delegating appropriate tasks to staff, directing and supporting them to organise and co-ordinate their specific tasks deadlines and quality standards. · Contributes to recruitment, induction, support and training of staff as required.
  • Completes and submits work and updates accurately and to deadlines, using Regard’s reporting systems as delegated by the Service Manager.
  • Ensures Service Users are safeguarded by working within internal policies, medication management systems, staff handbook, all relevant external regulatory requirements (CQC, CSSIW, OFSTED etc.)
  • Compiles Care Plans and risk assessments using relevant information and Regard templates to provide staff with information/guidance to support individual, personalised care in line with Service User needs and goals. Updates information to ensure changing needs are recognised and met.
  • Promotes goal-oriented activities and care, actively working with the staff team to support achievement of Service User aspirations and deliver meaningful outcomes.  
  • Responsible for the capture, monitoring and collation of outcome information and data, using Regard documentation and processes e.g. activity planners, daily records, key worker review/month review templates, to support the key worker/monthly review process, discussions with commissioners and with families/carers.
  • Offers and presents options to support and empower Service User choice reflecting the importance of appropriate positive risk taking in line with their Care Plan and goals.
  • Works in partnership with colleagues, appropriate family, friends, others significant to the individual and care professionals to support each individual Service User.
  • Deals with issues, comments and complaints in line with policy and process.
  • Contributes to the Service Development Plan, including estimated needs and resource to deliver growth standards of service provided, staff levels and Service facility.
  • Demonstrates confidentiality and discretion at all times. · Responsible for health and safety (H&S) of site users at all times and for the requirements relating to the site as delegated by the Service Manager.

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