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Date Added: Wed 14/09/2022

Support Worker

South Yorkshire, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: Salary negotiable

Support Worker, Carer, Care Assistant, Healthcare Assistant, Personal Care, Care Worker, Child Care, Permanent, South YorkshireSupport WorkerA specialist care provider supporting people with learning disabilities and complex needs within residential settings in Lundwood and Thurnscoe, South Yorkshire is looking for Support Workers to support people with learning disabilities with all aspects of their daily lives, ensuring that they have maximum opportunities and choice for developing new skills and leading fulfilling, varied, are valued, and live socially inclusive lifestyles where their rights, dignity and safety is protected.  Key Responsibilities
  • To identify and develop with each person an outcome-based support plan, risk assessment and person-centred plan which are reviewed and updated regularly.
  • To assist service users with routine personal and domestic tasks, including personal care, household tasks and cleaning and promote a healthy lifestyle when shopping, meal planning, cooking and choosing activities.
  • To monitor and promote each person's health and well-being, ensuring that each person has a Health Action Plan, that medical help is sought when needed, dental, eye, hearing and other check-ups or treatment are undertaken and that changes in health and wellbeing are reported.
  • To assist service users to participate in their chosen social, educational, leisure and sporting activities in the local community, taking into account their culture, faith, gender and sexuality and where desired, to support individuals to access volunteering or employment opportunities
  • To assist the person to improve his/her knowledge, skills and abilities through planned learning activities and experiences.
  • To enable the service user to keep and makenew friends and keep in contact with family, friends and people in the neighbourhood and develop a circle of support.
  • To enable the service user to participate in the running of the service, offering meaningful choices and supporting them to make decisions which affect them and others.
  • To administer medication when required, in accordance with policies and procedures and after completion of medication assessment training.
  • To liaise with other people involved with the service user, including GP, Care Manager, family, day opportunities and other agencies as required.
  • To assist the service user with their benefits, budgeting and management of personal monies within the framework of the individual’s financial assessment, where required.
  • To foster good communication with each service user, learning how best to communicate and to use their preferred method of communication.
  • To enable people to access holidays of their choice and support where appropriate.
This job definition is not a definitive list of responsibilities but identifies the key responsibilities of the role. The post holder will therefore be required to undertake other reasonable duties commensurate with the purpose and salary level of this post.Vacancy Information:
  • Location: South Yorkshire
  • Salary range: Competitive Salary
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job Section: Care
  • Working Hours: Full time
  • Reference: GJ93
  • Contact: Gabriel Johnson
About Klein Hamilton RecruitmentWe are leading Recruitment experts with a 12 year track record, delivering hands on staffing solutions and driving excellence to blue chip, fintech and dynamic SME Employers, who trust us in finding them the best talent.   You can apply for our vacancies in confidence.Support Worker, Carer, Care Assistant, Healthcare Assistant, Personal Care, Care Worker, Child Care, Permanent, South Yorkshire
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