Senior Care & Support Worker

Recruiter
Metropolitan Housing Trust
Location
Maldon
Salary
17839.0000
Posted
18 May 2017
Closes
17 Jun 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Maldon, Essex
Permanent
Full time 37.5 Hrs - Various shift patterns between 8:00am -10pm plus a minimum of 2 sleep ins per week.
£17,839

We are currently seeking a Senior Care & Support Worker to join a supported living service; supporting the needs of Adults aged between 18-65 with mental health challenges in Maldon, Essex. This is a referral service working on a 24-hour basis providing accommodation through six individual self-contained flats.

You will manage cases and supporting the general well-being of residents on a daily basis, you will do so by working alongside our customers to develop, review and update of care and support plans and risk assessments. You will encourage and support your assigned caseload to establish and maintain positive relationships with their family and friends and engage in activities which help them to achieve their personal goals.

Main accountabilities:
-Work with customers to develop, review and update of care and support plans and risk assessments in line with policy.
-Deliver care and support in line with care and support plans and risk assessments.
-Encourage and support customers to establish and maintain positive relationships with their family and friends and engage in activities which help them to achieve their personal goals.
-Provide support and practical assistance to customers around benefits, budgeting, paying bills and accessing appropriate services, including some housing management.
-Provide social and emotional support to customers in line with policies & procedures and best practice.
-Promote self advocacy and act as the customers` advocate where appropriate.
-Be aware of customers` wellbeing, safety and state of health, reporting any concerns.
-Ensure all necessary records are accurate and up to date.

About you:
-Driving license and access to a vehicle
-Reliable, responsible, non-judgmental
-Ability to work flexibly to meet customer and service requirements across a geographical area
-Availability for working unsocial hours, weekends and public holidays on a rota basis
-On-call service and sleep ins where appropriate
-Ability to work using own initiative

What Metropolitan can offer you:
Metropolitan offers an excellent and unique Benefits package that can be adapted to suit each individual. We offer employees the opportunity to choose from a wide variety of benefits which includes options around Childcare Vouchers, Health and Wellbeing Programme, Employee Assistance and discounts with multiple retailers and many more. We also offer an impressive Pension Scheme and 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays, with the ability to buy and sell up to 5 days! Along with all this we are about to launch our Metro Academy which will ensure that your career is developed for years to come!