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Support Worker

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  • Sector:

    Vetro Care, Support Work

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  • Salary:

    £9 - £9.30 per hour, Benefits: pension, flexi rota, additional training, progression

  • Contact:

    Nikki Hunt

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  • Contact phone:

    02382 123355

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  • Published:

    22 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Nikki Hunt

Service: Adult Service
- Job Role: Support Worker
- Job Type: Full time - 37.5
- Salary: Starting from £9.00 hourly - £9.30 after probation is complete
- Location - Denmead-Portsmouth- Car drivers Preferred but not essential
- Expected start date- November

Job Summary:
To contribute and participate in providing quality care and life experiences to adults with additional learning needs. This role will include working with adults with verbal and sometimes physically challenging behaviours.
To help provide a therapeutic, structured and relaxed environment in which service users can develop and enjoy their lives.
You will be working within a brand new service in Denmead- Portsmouth. The service will soon be home to up to 4 residents. You will be supporting these 4 residents with their additional learning needs. 
Your role will include assisting with daily routines, assisting and organising activities outside of the home, supporting with personal hygiene duties if or when required along with:
  • Identifying the service user’s emotional, physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs
  • Delivering a clearly defined programme of care for each service user within the home and ensure that service user files are recorded and maintained accurately.
  • Liaising with relatives, other staff and other professionals in conjunction with the Home Manager.
  • Ensuring that the agreed psychological guidelines for each service user are followed 
  • Working with all staff in providing an effective 24-hour service and to demonstrate a reasonable degree of flexibility to ensure all shifts are covered with the required staffing levels.
  • Contributing to the preparation of reports and participating in service users’ reviews as required.
  • Supervising and sharing mealtimes with service users, to encourage a positive attitude towards food and appropriate behaviour at mealtimes.
  • Assisting in the delivery of day care opportunities following individual activity programmes in conjunction with, and following guidance from, day care staff.
  • Using initiative to create and organise appropriate leisure opportunities for service users.
  • To accompany and organise transport when required, for service users to attend activities outside the home.

If you are looking for a new job role where no day is the same, activities and responsibilities are varied and staff support is offered and all times then this may be the role for you. 

We are looking for Female Support staff to start in November, ideally you will be a car driver with previous experience. If this role is of interest, please apply now!

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