Barker Ross Health & Social Care are recruiting for experienced Support Workers to provide high quality support to adults with complex support needs. Candidates are required to enable clients to live their life, their choice and their way. They will do this by providing clients with support in a range of areas, that include health, emotional and social support. We are recruiting for candidates who will engage with clients in order to understand them on an individual basis, gaining an insight into their unique needs, wishes and aspirations, and delivering person-centred care according to individualised support plans.
Care and Support Worker - Older People (Bishops Stortford), Permanent, 37.5 hrs per week, £8,15ph
About the job:
To provide personalised care and support services to a diverse range of customers. To work flexibly to ensure individual needs are met while maximising independence, choice, dignity, privacy and well-being, in collaboration with the senior care and support workers/team leaders.
-Provide assistance with the personal care and support needs of customers as identified in their care and support plan.
-Provide support and practical assistance to customers with benefits, budgeting, paying bills and accessing appropriate services.
-Provide social and emotional support to customers in line with policies & procedures and best practice.
-Be aware of customers` wellbeing, safety and state of health, reporting any concerns.
-Provide care and support that is appropriate to the age, gender, disability, race, religion and sexuality of the customer to improve their quality of life and independence.
-Ensure all necessary records are accurate and up to date.
-Prompt and assist with the ordering, safe storage and administration of medication as detailed in care & support plans, recording as appropriate.
-Experience of providing care and support to vulnerable people (voluntary experience also qualifies).
-Understanding of the needs of vulnerable people.
-Knowledge of health & safety issues relating to care and support of vulnerable people.
-Ability to work using own initiative and as a member of a team.
-Ability to work flexibly to meet customer and service requirements across a geographical area.
-Availability to work on a rota basis including unsocial hours, weekends and public holidays.
-Carry out sleep-ins where appropriate.
-Ability to undertake moving and handling tasks (including pushing of wheelchairs).
-Level 2/Diploma in Health & Social Care related subject area or equivalent, or a willingness to undertake Diploma training.
If you feel you meet these requirements, please apply with an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call the office on 020 3137 5251 and speak to Colette Niles
Disclaimer: This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Health&Social Care only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.
Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.
This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.