Senior Support Worker

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Ref
62710
Role type
Residential Senior Support Worker
Location
Harbour - Torquay - Devon
Closing date
15/07/2019
Service details
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Description

***Senior Support Worker Required***

Scope of the Job

  • 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.

Please apply by uploading your CV onto our website and the Home Manager will be in touch with you

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