Care Support Worker

£14000 - £17000 per annum
04 Aug 2017
01 Sep 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
This health management company is looking for a Care Support Worker to provide support in a residential care home in Sutton which:-

- provides support for adults (aged 18 - 65) with mental health needs.
- caters for individuals who are relatively well enough to live in the community but require low levels of supervision.


- To assist in the creation of a homely environment and participate in a wide range of activities, enabling service users to gain increasing independence and develop their full potential.
- To act as a named worker to allocated residents and work with them to facilitate and monitor a personal development plan, by creating and maintaining regular reviews of individual support plans.
- To promote the values and principles of a care home and fully implement its policies, procedures and systems.
- Create and promote an ordinary living environment for service users, enabling them to develop the skills required for an ordinary life.
- Play a key role in a team that encourages the service users to express their wishes and needs and make informed choices.
- Facilitate client participation in the care process.
- Work closely with staff and be involved in planning, implementing & evaluating individual support plans with them.
- Liaise closely with partner agencies/professionals involved in the service user's care to ensure objectives of individual support plans are pursued.
- Facilitate both on and off site social networks, as well as recreational activities.

NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care (current or in progress) preferred. NVQ Level 3 advantageous.

Ongoing training is provided.
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Benefits include but are not limited to a company pension, salary sacrifices, discounted gym membership and healthcare, big brand discounts, free phone insurance, special rate cinema tickets and meals out.

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