Bristol

 

Full time

 

£10.00 – £10.50 Depending on experience

A Fantastic opportunity to support a lovely Lady with learning disabilities.
You will be supporting a 56-year-old lady who likes swimming, walking, going to the café for tea and cake,
trips to the beach nearby and shopping and cooking.
Epilepsy awareness is a must and support with building new skills.
Job Purpose:

 

To work as part of a team to deliver high quality care and support to service users using our services.

·       To Manage and supervise staff in the high-quality delivery of care
for service users. using a person-centred approach
that meets the need and wishes of service users with learning disabilities.


·       To provide practical help, care, and support to service users to enable them to live as independently as possible. This will
include a              range of activities and duties over a 24-hour period (shifts can including
waking nights, sleep-in shifts, weekends, and unsociable                hours). All shifts are
on a rota basis.

 Main Key Duties:

  • To
    review existing support plans and risk assessments with service users on a
    3-monthly basis.
  • To advise the Registered
    Manager of any significant risk to a service user as soon as reasonably
    practical.
  • To
    write a written report for the service users annual contract reviews and to
    complete monthly keyworker summaries with support staff and service user.
  • Helping service users manage everyday daily living tasks by adopting a person-centred
    approach. E.g., helping them with their laundry, shopping, collecting benefits
    and managing their money.
      Where
    appropriate escorting them to appointments and participating in social
    activities such as
    swimming, walking, going to the café for tea and cake, trips to
    the beach nearby and shopping and cooking,
    or day services or employment, to promote their mental and
    physical wellbeing (as detailed in their individual care plan).
     
  • Balancing the independence of
    vulnerable service users with
    the need to protect them from harm.
       Safeguarding
    client confidentiality whilst seeking to
    promote their rights and interests and public image within the community.
      
  • Undertaking domestic
    duties with the
    service
    users
    e.g., cooking with clients, cleaning communal areas and empty
    rooms (where no domestic staff are employed) and undertake gardening with
    service users where
    appropriate.
       

  • Administering prescribed medication,
    according to the medication policy and as per the service users individual care plan. Support with epilepsy
    and requires support with confidence and reignition of lost and new skills.
  • Actively empowering clients to gain and
    maintain control over all aspects of their lives. Supporting clients with
    personal care (as detailed in their individual care plans) ensuring they are
    always treated as individuals with dignity and respect.
  • Always Following policy in relation to
    quality and health and safety. Reporting any concerns regarding client welfare
    immediately (including suspected abuse) to the Service
    Manager.
     
  • Operating within clear professional and
    confidentiality boundaries and abiding by the
    Company Code of Conduct. Maintaining
    professional relationships with other agencies,
    families, visitors.
      
  • Accurately updating
    records (e.g., logbooks, handover notes and health and safety documents) as appropriate. Reporting any repairs to the property in accordance with
    Company policy.

 Other Job Information:

 

Jobholders will be expected to be flexible in the duties
they undertake and will be required to carry out any other duties commensurate
with the level and responsibilities of the post, as they may be required.
  They are also accountable for the quality of
their work and have the responsibility to maintain and improve their knowledge
and skills, taking part in all mandatory and service specific training.

 

The job holder will be required to work flexibly to meet the
needs of the organisation and to provide cover to other areas where
necessary.
  The role will involve travel
to accompany clients to appointment and communal activities.

 

The job holder will be required to work unsocial hours,
including participation in waking night duties where
necessary cover is needed.

 
Communication and Working
Relationships:

 

To
be a good team player and to work constructively, with colleagues and managers
in all aspects of the service. Making a positive contribution, to meetings
including performance management/supervision, team meetings and training
events.

To
act in a professional manner at all times in all communications with both
internal and external contacts.

Scope for Impact:

Direct involvement in the delivery of a quality service for
specific individuals

Personal responsibility for their contribution to the
development of a professional team

Health and Safety:

To
take responsibility for the health, safety, and welfare, of yourself and through your
actions, your colleagues. Actively follow the
Company Health and Safety Policy Procedures and Safe Systems of Work. This
includes following instructions and undertaking training to ensure
compliance.
 

 

Equal Opportunities:

 

To
note, understand and comply with
the Company Equal Opportunity Policy.

 

 

Requirements

  • QCF/NVQ Health and Social Care Level 2/3
  • Care Certificate

Benefits

  • Pension
  • Robust and Comprehensive Training Programme
  • Gym Membership
  • Health and Wellbeing Support
  • £250 welcome bonus for referring a friend.

 

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