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Date Added: Thu 19/01/2023

Adults Senior Support Worker

Les Touillets, GY6, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £26416 - £31465/annum

Sanctuary Personnel, an innovative and committed recruitment agency has a new permanent position available for a Senior Support Worker to work full time based in a in the Adult Disability Service in Guernsey.

The salary for this permanent job is up to £31,465

Main Duties:

To participate with senior staff and members of the team in providing and maintaining a homely environment, and work in a person-centred way, respecting the rights and dignity of the individual
To promote the well-being and general health of service users, and report any change in the needs of service users to senior staff
Act as shift leader when allocated by manager, this will include - co-ordinating and organising tasks and activities to be undertaken on shift
To administer medication as described within the Adult Disability Medication Policy
To provide and assist service users, as stated in their care plan, in all aspects of their personal care needs as required by their condition, culture and wishes with sensitivity, respect and dignity
To support and enable service users to attain skills that maximise their potential, intellectually, socially and emotionally using the active support model
To support and accompany service users with person centred social activities, holidays and activities that support personal wellbeing using the active support model within the community and their home
To participate and attend in activities that promote health and wellbeing for example horse riding, gym and swimming activities
To be aware of the Spiritual and cultural needs of service users and support them to meet these needs
To accept redeployment, at times of staff shortage etc. to any other area of the service and undertake duties as delegated by the manager of the area
To report any accident/incident to a senior member of staff and complete an Incident Report.
To attend and contribute to training courses, study days and other forms of training as required
To undertake such other duties as appropriate to your responsibilities, grade and ability as directed by manager
To undertake a specific area of responsibility as directed by manager
Requirements of this job:

Level 3 VQ Diploma in Health and Social Care or equivalent or willingness to work towards
To have a good level of written and verbal communication skills
Competent IT skills
To be friendly and approachable
An understanding of person-centred care and support
To have patience and empathy when supporting service users
Can work as part of a team

This job is advertised by Sam Kittle; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

We welcome applications within a residential or supported living setting from care home managers, deputy managers, care coordinators, key workers, childcare workers and more as we might have other roles applicable to you.

Due to the high volume of applications, we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

As a pioneer of diverse recruitment, Sanctuary Personnel is proud to encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds as our pool of candidates is very much reflective of the clients that candidates will support within their role. This very much played a significant in previously winning 'Best Candidate Care' at the Recruiter Awards as well being a two-time finalist for the same award.

Sanctuary takes great pride in building candidate and client relationships that promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI).

With recruitment consultants and all other employees undertaking annual online training on EDI and many other compliance training courses, Sanctuary is best placed to undertake a fair and thorough selection process.

Reasonable Adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement
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