Waking Night Support Worker

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Ref
60647
Role type
Supported Living Support Worker
Location
Copperfield House - Ryde - Isle of Wight
Closing date
13/03/2019
Service details
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Description

Position: Waking Night Support Worker (Supported Living)

Location: Copperfields, Ryde, Isle Of Wight.

Salary: £8.00 + Benefits

Hours: Full time, permanent

Role Overview – 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). You will work night shifts and handover to the team coming in on shift in the morning. Experience with peg feeding and buccal administration is preferred but not essential as all training is provided.

 

 Essential – Support Worker 

  • Willingness to achieve (training) in line with regulations
  • 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
  • Good spoken and written English ability to record information accurately
  • Work well in a team
  • Manage own stress levels
  • Communicate tasks effectively
  • Ability to managing conflict

Desirable – 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 night shifts
  • Peg feeding and buccal administration experience

Principal Tasks - Support Worker

  • Engages with and follows their Care Plans
  • Updates their Care Plans and risk assessments
  • Offers and presents options to support and empower choice and independence
  • Responsible for the capture of outcome information and data, on company documentation and processes
  • 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
  • Ensure the safety of the people we support at night.
  • Support with medical emergencies at night
  • Carry out nightly Health & Safety checks
  • Work throughout the night and provide the morning staff with a handover

Regard values - Compassionate care, Excellence and Hard work

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