Care Support Worker

Support Services Group
From £7.20 to £8.50 per hour
10 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Domiciliary Care Support Workers (x2 roles) Location: Alnwick & surrounding area (drivers with access to own car essential) Permanent part time time role - 15 hour contract issued but more hours potentially available Flexibility hours required for shifts across multiple users Hourly rates- £7.20 upwards dependent upon experience Working on a permanent basis for a local care organisation who provide residential healthcare services to adults with mental health problems, learning disabilities, autism and acquired brain injury. General responsibilities will include: Working as part of care team to ensure that the personal, psychological and health care needs of the client are met on a daily basis To motivate and encourage the client in all aspects of daily living both in the home and in the wider community To promote independence as far as possible To support the client in social activities and outings to further enhance communication and social skills To maintain a stimulating, comfortable and attractive environment in the home Skill and experience required include: Previous experience of working in the care sector required (NVQ level 2) Desire to continue training & development in the care sector Awareness and understanding of working within current legislation The ability to keep accurate and timely records as required by the company and legislation Work as part of a dedicated Team maintaining flexible approach at all times Ability to assist the client with preparation of meals, menu planning & shopping where appropriate Ability to assist the client with outdoor & social activities To promote and supervise a clean and safe home environment for the client To write up and follow appropriate care plan documentation To maintain strict confidentiality of client, company and staff at all times This job was originally posted as

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