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JOB DESCRIPTION
Title: Bank Staff Support Worker
Responsible to: Registered Manager
Salary: £7.85 p/h
Location:
Prestwich, Salford and Bury area

SUMMARY
To provide continuity of care and promote independent living skills to individuals with learning disabilities and/or long term metal health problems, enabling them to live in a residential setting or in their own home.

KEY TASKS
To be available to cover shifts due to sickness and annual leave etc. at short notice, weekends etc as appropriate.
To be provide continuity of care for clients following Outreach’s policy and procedures and ensure there is a safe working and living environment for clients and staff.
To support clients to meet their physical, social, emotional, spiritual and cultural needs.
To be aware of and understand the requirements relating to fire precautions, health and safety regulations and other appropriate regulations.
To be aware of new developments and attend appropriate training as and when required.
To participate in induction and structured support systems as available.
To maintain accurate, up to date records and reports in respect of clients and other matters as appropriate.
To be aware of your own personal development.
To undertake other appropriate tasks/duties as directed.

Support Worker Job Description
 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Title: Support Worker

Hours: Variable to cover -Mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends and overnight sleep-ins

Responsible to: Senior Support Worker/Project Manager.The Registered Manager has overall responsibility.

Starting Salary: £7.85 per hour

Location: Prestwich, Bury and Manchester

Job Purpose

To provide person centred support to a diverse range of service users with learning disabilities and/mental health needs, enabling service users to live an independent life, within diverse cultural communities and enhance their quality of life.

Key Responsibilities -
To assist service users in meeting their physical, social, emotional, and cultural needs (e.g. preparing appropriate diet and attending places of worship such as synagogue, church etc).
To provide person centred support involving the service user in the design, development and delivery of their support.
To work flexibly to meet the organisation’s rotas, which are designed to meet the needs of the service users, which include morning, afternoon, evening, week- end and sleep-in shifts.
To utilise the key worker system and contribute to person centred plans to identify the changing needs of service users and to plan, implement and evaluate plans in consultation with other staff and appropriate agencies.
To promote the health and well being of the service user by encouraging and supporting a healthy lifestyle this could include diet, exercise and paying attention to medical needs and addressing issues of concern to the appropriate person.
To listen and respond to service users ensuring that service user`s rights, dignity and privacy are maintained.
Understand and recognise that a service user may sometimes communicate what is important to them by his or her behaviour. Sometimes this can appear challenging, you must recognise this and follow the guidelines set out to respond in a consistent and appropriate manner.
To maintain professional relationships and communicate effectively with and between service users, their family/carers, other staff and external agencies.
To support service users to develop their independent living skills, this includes food preparation, budgeting, self care and socialising.
To undertake appropriate training and actively participate in team and service user meetings, case reviews and supervisions as and when required.
To maintain accurate, up to date records and reports in respect of service users and other matters as appropriate.
To participate and assist in day trips and holidays with service users as appropriate.
To undertake other appropriate tasks/duties as directed.