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Support Worker- Newcastle Under Lyme

  • Loomer Road, Newcastle ST5 7LB, UK
  • 9.00 - 11.50 Per hour
  • Full time, Part time

As a Support Worker in a supported living environment, you will be required to promote the independence of the people we support by pro-actively...

    As a Support Worker in a supported living environment, you will be required to promote the independence of the people we support by pro-actively creating new ways to improve the quality of the individual with Autism, Learning Disability who may present with behaviors that challenge. Establishing what is meaningful and supporting them to meet their achievable desired outcomes, in a person-centered approach by following carefully tailored support plans.

    Main duties & responsibilities:

    Daily Living

     

    • To support individuals to meet their personal care and grooming needs as  identified within their care plans including;

     

      1. Administering medication in accordance with company policy.
      2. Assist with housekeeping and the planning and preparation of meals. IN order to support independence.
      3. Promoting health and wellbeing.
      4. Assisting individuals with reduced mobility.
      5. General budgeting.

    Community

     

    • To support individuals e.g.
      1. In social and recreational activities.
      2. Assisting with medical appointments.
      3. Attending educational establishments.

     

    • The opportunity to support individuals on their holidays.

    Companionship

     

    • Building, maintaining lasting professional relationships with the people we support.
    • Taking the initiative to gain the individual’s trust.
    • Assisting with individuals Holistic needs including emotional, social and spiritual whilst  encouraging independence and choice.
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    Record Keeping

    • To contribute to the development of care plans based on assessed needs of service users ensuring they are reviewed on a regular basis.
    • To assist with written progress reports as agreed with relevant purchasing agencies and to attend reviews.
    • Maintain records for individuals and report injuries in  accordance with company policy.
    • Read Care Plans, Communication book and diary daily contributing information as necessary.

     

     

     

    Personal Development

     

    • Together with a team leader, identify learning needs through the appraisal and supervision process.

     

    • Attend Medication administration training and then be assessed in accordance with company policy.

     

    • To undertake health and safety and other mandatory training as and when required.

     

    • To undertake training in de-escalation, deflection, break away strategies and physical intervention (PMVA)

     

     

     

     

    The above list is not an exhaustive list of duties as the role may change from time to time to meet the requirements and objectives of the business as a whole.

     

    Person Specification

     

    Job Title

    Support Worker

     

     

     

     

    Skills

    • Good communication skills.
    • Operates within the boundaries of confidentiality.
    • Team player.
    • Competence to work on own initiative recognizing the positive behaviors and abilities in others.
    • Ability to promote an independent lifestyle.
    • Good time keeping skills.
    • Adaptable to changing environments.
    • Positive and proactive attitude.
    • Working with families, advocates and other members of a Multi-disciplinary team.

     

    Experience

    • Working with adults who have a Learning Disability, Autism, or Challenging Behavior (desirable)
    • Working one to one with the individuals we support within a Supported Living environment.
    • Advantageous if individual has experience of record writing relating to the care setting.
    • Recording incidents and experience in electronic care notes documentation.
    • Engaging and establishing meaningful relationships with people with special needs.

     

     

    Knowledge

    Advantageous but not essential, basic understanding of:

    • Community Care Act and National Care Standards
    • Health and Safety
    • Person Centered Planning
    • Adult protection
    • Challenging Behavior
    • Mental Capacity Act

    Qualifications/ Education/ Training

    • LDQ Award / NVQ 2 /Diploma in Health and Social Management level 2 or willingness to work towards.
    • Any other relevant training

     

    Other requirements

    • Car driver would be an advantage.
    • You will also be required to follow a shift pattern, but still work flexibly to meet the needs of the services within Mayden Support.
    • Demonstrate an appropriate philosophy of care which is consistent with the values of the service.
    • Ability to work under pressure.

Senior Healthcare Assistants wanted in the UK

  • Warrington, UK
  • 21000.00 - 25000.00 Per year
  • Full time

Mayden Support is a Health and Social Care Provider in the UK looking for experienced Health care Workers to provide high-quality services to...

    Mayden Support is a Health and Social Care Provider in the UK looking for experienced Health care Workers to provide high-quality services to vulnerable individuals in their own homes. 

    Experience.

    • Experienced and compassionate healthcare assistant
    • Committed to the highest quality of care
    • A good communicator
    • Ability to work on own initiative and within a team

    Requirements

    • At least two years' Experience in care
    • International English Language Testing System band score of 5 in all categories
    • Driver's license

    Job Role:

    The carer supports the client with washing, dressing, and various other aspects of personal care.  Will meet clients with varying degrees of dependency and medical diagnosis and assist with cooking, shopping, housekeeping, and ensuring they feel safe, secure, and comfortable in their own home.

    Our support packages

    • Intensive course covering Induction.
    • Certificate of Sponsorship.
    • Attractive relocation package. (Flight to the UK, transfer fee from the airport to accommodation, three months accommodation paid for by Mayden Support).
    • Pastoral Support enables the carer to feel at home in the UK, as we understand that moving to a different country can be very daunting.
    • Thorough Induction to life in England. A starter kit (complete with things like a SIM card, home essentials, and shopping vouchers)

Weekend healthcare Assistant

  • Warrington, UK
  • 9.50 - 11.00 Per hour
  • Part time

Providing care and support for individuals in their own home(Domiciliary care) in the Warrington area. Tasks include; Personal Care Preparing...

    Providing care and support for individuals in their own home(Domiciliary care) in the Warrington area.

    Tasks include;
    Personal Care
    Preparing and Serving Meals
    Medication
    Companionship
    Housekeeping
    Shopping
    Supporting in Community

    Competitive Rates of Pay
    Free Uniforms
    Full Training
    CPD - NVQs/ QCFs
    Mileage Paid

    Drivers Preferred
    FULL TIME AND PART TIMES POSITIONS ARE AVAILABLE

Healthcare Assistant -Warrington

  • Warrington, UK
  • 9.50 - 11.00 Per hour
  • Full time, Part time

Providing care and support for individuals in their own home(Domiciliary care) in the Warrington area. Tasks include; Personal Care Preparing...

    Providing care and support for individuals in their own home(Domiciliary care) in the Warrington area.

    Tasks include;
    Personal Care
    Preparing and Serving Meals
    Medication
    Companionship
    Housekeeping
    Shopping
    Supporting in Community

    Competitive Rates of Pay
    Free Uniforms
    Full Training
    CPD - NVQs/ QCFs
    Mileage Paid

    Drivers Preferred
    FULL TIME AND PART TIMES POSITIONS ARE AVAILABLE

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