Support Worker – Adults Disability Service

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  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £21,000 - £27,000 / per annum + additional perks
  • Job type:
    Permanent
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Social Care
  • Deadline:
    30th November 2019

Job Description

Social Personnel are recruiting support workers for an adult disability service in the States of Guernsey.

Duties:

  • To participate with senior staff and members of the team in providing and maintaining a homely environment, and work in a person centred way, respecting the rights and dignity of the individual.
  • To promote the well-being and general health of service users, and report any change in the needs of service users to senior staff.
  • To act as key worker to designated service users. The key worker role will include tasks such as:-
  1. Organising service user’s person centred plans, this will involve writing a one- page profile arranging a venue, invite list, contacting someone to chair the meeting and distribute relevant paperwork.
  2. Co-ordinating Health Action Plans and health appointments where necessary.
  3. Attending MDT and other appropriate meetings when needed.
  4. Liaising with family members and discussing aspects of care and support.
  5. Supporting senior staff to write and review care and support
  6. plans/assessments.
  • Act as shift leader when allocated by manager, this will include – allocating tasks to other staff members, organising activities to be undertaken on shift.
  • To undertake a specific area of responsibility as directed by manager including but not limited to:
    • Risk assessments
    • Co-ordinating the ordering and receiving of medication
    • Rota management.
    • Supporting senior staff to run training sessions.
    • Person centred care champion
    • Positive behaviour support champion.
    • Ergo training
  • To administer medication as described within the Adult Disability Medication Policy.
  • To provide and assist service users, as stated in their care plan, in all aspects of their personal care needs as required by their condition, culture and wishes with sensitivity, respect and dignity.

What you need:

  • Level 3 VQ Diploma in Health and Social Care or equivalent e.g. Level 3 BTEC Advanced Certificate in Positive Behavioural Support
  • To hold a valid driving licence (this may be negotiated with the manager dependant on area.

Benefits of working with Social Personnel:

  • As a Top Tier agency across many local authorities nationwide, Social Personnel have access to jobs earlier than other agencies, giving you the best chance at securing the role.
  • A way to give back to charitable organisations/disadvantaged young people, through our partnership with Youth at Risk, now known as GRIT
  • Simplistic payroll process, taking away the hassle from you – just enjoy your hard earned money each week
  • Training and development opportunities which meet the needs of your career and are tailored to you
  • Receive a £250 referral bonus for every social worker sent to us who gets placed.
  • Your own highly experienced recruitment consultant and dedicated aftercare team
  • Boat Parties, prize giveaways and much, much more…

Contact:
If you are interested in this position please submit application below.