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Support Worker

Location: CROYDON, SURREY, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 17,550-17,550 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum
Sector: Care Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 5
Posted: 3 months ago Reference: X3-321300

 Reed Social Care are looking for support workers, full and part time, to work in a new unit in Croydon. This new service has 10 flats (some with 2 people in), roughly 15 service users altogether who suffer from mental health needs and learning disabilities.

• Long shifts (8am – 8pm)
• Split shift
• Potentially waking night and sleep-ins as well
• Must be flexible with working weekends

• £9 an hour pay rate, £17,550 annual salary
• NVQ Level 2 is desirable
• Previous experience with mental health/learning disabilities is desirable

The role of Support Worker with adults with learning disabilities:-

• To promote independence
• To develop skills and abilities
• To advocate for service users
• To aid integration and increase social value
• To raise profile in the community and by example give positive view
• To be a role model for appropriate behaviour
• To participate in developing Person Centred Plans for the service user
• To support service users in their daily living skills
• To support service users in both their recreational and therapeutic activities
• To participate in the monthly review of a service users engagement in activities
• To participate in the monthly review of service users risk assessments, both clinical and generic
• To participate in the 6 monthly review of a service users Person Centred Plan
• To support service users in maintaining relationships and contact with the significant people in their lives, such as family and friends
• To be responsible for communicating to all service users the information on their service contracts
• To give service users clear guidance on how they might make a complaint
• To provide both written and verbal information as requested by senior members of staff to ensure the daily maintenance of all record keeping
• To report all incidents to senior staff
• To know and work within the policies and procedures

If you are interested in this role, please send me a copy of your updated CV.

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