Support Worker

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Ref
60416
Role type
Supported Living Support Worker
Location
Willoughby Lodge - Holbeach - Lincolnshire
Closing date
13/01/2019
Service details
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Description

Role Overview –  This role is  for a Waking Night  Support Worker 

You will provide care and support personalised to the people we support in line with their Care Plan. You will work within the team to provide individual high quality person-centred care to individuals we support, supporting each to reach their optimum potential (hopes and dreams).

The ability to drive  would be desirable, but it is not essential.

 Essential – Waking Night  Support Worker 

  • Willingness to achieve (training) in line with regulations
  • Good basic numeracy & literacy
  • Proficient in IT; Word, excelle , Internet
  • Participation in a wide range of activities with the people we support in the Service and community
  • Willingness to provide a range of care, relating to individual care plans including personal care
  • Ability to work within policy, process and systems of work e.g. medication management
  • Professional manner and presentation
  • Good spoken and written English ability to record information accurately
  • Flexibility to work irregular hours,  Waking nights 
  • Use own initiative and to multi-task
  • Work well in a team
  • Manage own stress levels
  • Communicate tasks effectively
  • Ability to managing conflict
  • To maintain own learning and development through training provided to you 

Desirable – Waking Night Support Worker

  • NVQ/QCF2 or 3 in Social Care Awareness or equivalent
  • 6 months experience in similar role or desire to work in the Health and Social Care Sector
  • Experience working with non-verbal communication methods
  • Experience of working with people with different needs and levels of complexity
  • Experience in behaviours that may be challenging 
  • Full driving licence to transport individuals we support in the community
  • Proven ability to problem solving
  • Experience working in a changing environment
  • willingness to learn and develop 

Principal Tasks - Waking Night  Support Worker

  • Engages with and follows their Care Plans
  • Updates their Care Plans and risk assessments as neededed 
  • Uses company processes to capture information and maintain individuals we support files
  • Undertakes identified goal-oriented activities and care for each individual
  • Offers and presents options to support and empower choice and independance
  • Responsible for the capture of outcome information and data, on company documentation and processes
  • Completes specific, delegated tasks to deadlines and quality standards
  • to ensure the safety and well being at night of those that we support. 
  • Act as advocate for the people we support
  • Works in partnership with colleagues, appropriate family, friends, others significant to the individual and care professionals
  • Ensure individuals are safeguarded by working within internal policies, medication management systems, staff handbook, all relevant external regulatory requirements (CQC)
  • Responsible for your own, People we support and site visitor health and safety (H&S)
  • Works within company policies and procedures and relevant regulation at all times
  • Engages with and follows individual Care Plans
  • Promotes best practice
  • Confidentiality
  • Flexibility
  • Positive and professional
  • Willingness to travel
  • willing ness to learn and develop 
  • Partisipate in cleaning and other domestic tasks 
  • to promote the companys core values 

This position is for a waking night support worker to join our team. 

Regard Values

Compassionate care

  • Respect and dignity
  • Independence, empowerment and citizenship

Excellence

  • High quality support
  • Achieve full potential

Hard work 

  • Determination, creativity and energy
  • Commitment, passion and enthusiasm

Regard values - Compassionate care, Excellence and Hard work

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