2/18/2018 12:38:22 PM
HR GO Recruitment
HR GO Recruitment
Greater Manchester

Support Worker Level 1

Greater Manchester - Stockport
£12000 - £13000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP

Personal Support, Care Administration and Record Keeping (Level 1)

1. To support service users on a one to one basis with personal care

matters including intimate personal care, eating, drinking etc. ensuring

the support given is in line with the individual support plan and risk

assessments whilst maximising independence and ensuring the

health and well-being of the individual at all times.

2. To support service users within their own homes to undertake daily

living skills such as ironing, hoovering, shopping and other general

cleaning tasks.

3. To support service users in accessing facilities and group activities

either within the company or their local community.

4. To offer support with mobility issues through the knowledge of

individual support plans and risk assessments. This will include

assisting with transfers, using specialist equipment such as

hoists and overhead tracking, pushing wheelchairs, organising suitable

public and private transport and undertaking escort duties.

5. To undertake an ongoing risk assessment of the support being provided

and to highlight any concerns as soon as possible.

6. To maintain clear and accurate records, including financial records

where appropriate, of the support provided and achievements made by

completing the appropriate paperwork in place.

7. To be part of the assessment and review process in place for service

users and to actively contribute to this process by highlighting changes

in need, medical concerns etc. as soon as possible.

8. To report any safeguarding issues.

9. To administer prescribed medication via oral, inhalation, Buccal Midazolam (after specific training has been given and competences checked) and topical routes when supporting on a 1:1 basis and to feedback any issues and concerns as a priority.

Supervision and Training: (All Levels)

1. To attend regular supervision sessions with the company in order to ensure good practice in line with the Society's policies and procedures and comply with relevant CQC & Ofsted standards, requirements and statutory regulations.

2. To undertake all mandatory training relevant to the role of the Support Worker, i.e. manual handling, first aid etc. Together with the company identify skills gaps and how the gaps can be filled through a Personal Development Plan (PDP)

3. To undertake Induction and Foundation training in line with the Care Standards Act.

4. To undertake the Care Certificate and QCF qualifications as appropriate as part of the role of Support Worker in line with the Care Standards Act.

General: (All Levels)

1. It is preferably to hold a current valid driving licence, to have access to a vehicle insured for business purposes that can be used in order to travel to and from support being undertaken.

2. To work flexibly across the Cheshire area to meet service demand and needs

this will/may include weekend and unsociable hours.
Job Reference:NATG2518


Alison Mooney

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