Bank Support Worker

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Ref
60445
Role type
Residential Support Worker
Location
Llwyngwian Fawr - Ardudwy - Gwynedd
Closing date
14/01/2019
Service details
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Description

Position: Bank Support Worker (Residential)

Location: Ardudwy - Gwynedd

Salary: £7.90 + Benefits

Hours: Various hours available

Llwyngwian is a detached small holding situated among six acres of hillside, which is a short drive but within walking distance from the quaint village of Dyffryn Ardudwy, North Wales. It boasts panoramic views of Cardigan Bay and the surrounding hillside. Llwyngwian Fawr is a registered residential service for adults with learning disabilities and/or mental health problems and associated challenging behaviours. We are able to provide day care facilities and 24 hour support. The support staff provide round the clock care, using Person Centred Plans to maximise independence. Although we are registered with CSSIW to provide support for people 18-64 years of age, the ages of the current service users range from 25-45 years old.

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

 The ability to drive and access to your own vehicle would be desirable, but it is not essential.

Essential  

  • Willingness to achieve (training) in line with regulations
  • Good basic numeracy & literacy
  • Proficient in IT; Word, Outlook, 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 e.g. early morning, evening, weekends, sleep-ins

 Desirable  

  • 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
  • Full driving licence to transport the people we support in the community

Principal Tasks  

    • Engages with and follows individual Service User Care Plans
    • Updates Service User Care Plans and risk assessments
    • Uses company processes to capture information and maintain individuals files
    • Undertakes identified goal-oriented activities and care for each person we support
    • Offers and presents options to support and empower choice
    • Responsible for the capture of outcome information and data, on company documentation and processes
    • Completes specific, delegated tasks to deadlines and quality standards
    • Provides key worker 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
    • Ensures individuals are safeguarded by working within internal policies, medication management systems, staff handbook, all relevant external regulatory requirements
  • These points cover the basics, and are by no means exhaustive; a full job description is available

Regard values - Compassionate care, Excellence and Hard work

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