Bank Care Support Workers

Location
Sutton
Salary
£14000 - £17000 per annum
Posted
07 Apr 2017
Closes
05 May 2017
Ref
00067187
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Healthcare
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Part Time
This health management company is looking for Care Support Workers on a bank basis 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.

Responsibilities:

- 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.