SUPPORT WORKER - ATTRACTIVE SALARY & BENEFITS BANK ROLES CLIENT - client is a well established national service provider for adults with learning disabilities. We are a progressive organisation with fantastic growth plans for the future. THE ROLE - Support Worker - Reporting to the Service Manager - To provide to the people we support on a day to day basis a high standard of care and support that recognises and encourages choice, dignity, privacy, self worth, respect and community participation. RESPONSIBILITIES * To promote person centred support by working effectively as part of a key-working team to meet the needs of the people we support. * To ensure the physical, emotional and cultural well being of all individuals is identified and promoted. * To work actively to maintain contacts and enable individuals to take part in community activities. * To actively liaise with individuals? families and friends in a way that promotes and encourages open communication and feedback. * To liaise actively and professionally with Professionals (Doctors, Nurses etc) in the lives of people we support. * To work as part of a team to promote and encourage individual rights and independence whilst creating opportunities to develop daily living skills. * To support individual?s to identify how they want to spend their money and support them to do so if necessary. * To enable the people we support to access the community which may include holidays, outings and appointments. * Communicating and Sharing Information with Others * To work effectively as a team member and actively promote teamwork and team building which involves taking part in handovers and contributing to agenda/discussions at staff meetings. * To establish and maintain positive and effective relationships with family members and the public so that the aims and values of the organisation are upheld. * To ensure that the appropriate and accurate records are kept in respect of finances, incidents and accidents, support plans, reviews and other systems in place. PERSON SPEC - higher weighting more important * Capacity to communicate both verbally and in writing * Positive attitude, passion and willingness to develop skills within Support Worker role * Previous experience working with adults with Learning Disabilities would be advantageous * NVQ 2/3 in Social Care * Flexibility to work shift patters * To be person-centred * Good interpersonal skills * Oral/written communication skills * Demonstrate commitment to the values of the company * To be assertive and confident
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