Support Worker

Recruiter
Prestige Nursing
Location
Poole
Salary
£15290/annum
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Experienced Support Workers required Location: Poole, Dorset

Hours: Nights - Friday, Saturday & Sunday 8.30pm-8am

Hourly rate: £8.50ph

About our client:

Our client is a luxury 26 bedded Care Home based in Poole providing specialised services to young adults 18+ with Physical Disabilities.
They are a charity and are highly regarded throughout the care and voluntary sectors for the contribution made to the lives of vulnerable adults, an extensive range of community support and a number of significant national campaigns.

The Role: SUPPORT WORKER
·To provide direct support to people with a physical disability in order to maximise their life experience and thus their potential in exercising their rights as full and valued citizens within the community.
·To achieve the highest possible standard of care in a professional manner through direct care and effective supervision of Staff Members.
·YOU MUST HAVE AT LEAST 6 MONTHS EXPERIENCE AS A SUPPORT WORKER

·To assist and support people with a physical disability with the tasks entailed in maintaining and managing a home
·To provide assistance and support for people to administer and manage their own financial affairs.
·To maintain financial records of expenditure.
·To encourage and support people to develop domestic and personal hygiene skills, and where necessary offer practical assistance with personal care needs.
·To ensure that all individual service plans are implemented, monitored and reviewed.
·To ensure that people (or their advocates) are given meaningful choices and are fully involved in decision-making about their lives.
·To encourage and support people to participate fully in appropriately valued activities in their home, the local community and in wider areas.
·To develop and enhance opportunities for people to develop meaningful relationships.

Skills you'll Need:
·NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care
·Previous experience working with physically disabled people is desirable - 6 MONTHS MINIMUM
·Genuine interest in working within a caring environment
·Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
·Team player

Contact:

If this sounds like your next role please apply online or call 02082547537 for more information. Quote j1942