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Reference

PRI69618

Location

Priory SL Hull & East Riding

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£10.30 per hour

Hours

37.5 hours per week

Job Advert - Division Information

This is a new unit and is located in Sutton, Hull.

An exciting new Supported living development is opening we are looking for support workers who want to make a difference to people. This is a new purpose-built development which will specialise in supporting individuals with autism, complex needs & people that could challenge. This is a chance to be part of a brand new team who will shape the service from the very beginning in the Hull & East Riding areas. 

Job Advert Role Description

  • Do you want to make a difference to peoples lives. An exciting opportunity has arisen to support individuals Who live with mental health conditions, learning disabilities or Autism in a supported living environment.

    Job Advert Role Description

    •          Do you believe that everyone is entitled to the very best care and support?

    •          Do you want to make a lasting difference in people’s lives?

    •          Do you want to support people to help them achieve their goals, dreams and aspirations?

    We are passionate about providing excellent care and support to individuals living with mental health conditions, learning disabilities and Autism. As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to be part of a rewarding journey enabling our tenants to live as independently as possible.

    Our ideal colleague will:

    •          Be reliable, friendly and caring to help our tenants achieve their everyday goals and aspirations.

    •          Support tenants with activities and hobbies

    •          Be attentive and inspire our tenants to achieve more!

    •          Be resilient and manage some behaviours that challenge

    •          Have an understanding of Supported Living and The REACH Standards.

    •          Working towards achieving as much involvement, independence and choice as possible for tenants in their day to day lives, led by individual programmes and operational policies.

    •          Supporting tenants to attend and gain new experiences within their local community.

    •          Having a willingness to be respectful, accepting and tolerant of the people that require support, ensuring that tenants needs are met and that the dignity of tenants and staff is maintained at all times.

    •          Ensuring the upkeep of tenants records where appropriate.

    •          Being supportive of tenants in all areas identified within the tenants plan of care with an emphasis on the promotion of progressive interdependence/ social and personal development.

    •          Assisting in the development of tenants personal plans, their implementation and monitoring.

    •          Establishing and maintaining relationships with tenants which will compliment and contribute to the care programme and create a pleasant environment in which to live.

    •          Participating in the preparation and serving of meals with tenants where appropriate, taking into account tenants personal preferences, choice and the need for a balanced diet.

    •          Supporting tenants with daily tasks such as shopping, cleaning attending appointments, volunteering opportunities ensuring that independence is promoted at all times.

    •          Complete medication competency and administer medications safely  in accordance with company policy.

    •          Contributing to effective communications with tenants, their relatives, friends, professional helpers and other members of staff, ensuring the continuity of quality and safety in the provision of personal care services.

    •          Reporting any hazards and defects, with the building or equipment, to your line manager, home manager, or the maintenance person.

    •          Possessing the ability to diffuse/resolve stressful situations with the use of effective communication skills.

    •          Undertaking training and development courses as required and to contribute to the identification of own training and development needs.

    •          Attending all statutory and mandatory training as required by the Company in order to fulfil your duties.

    Desirable:

    •          NVQ/QCF Level 2 or equivalent in Health & Social Care

    •          Willing to work towards NVQ Level 3

    •          Experience of working in a care environment, especially mental health

    •          Basic understanding of using IT systems (MS Office, Web Based System)

    Essential:

    •          Good interpersonal skills

    •          Able to retain information and carry out instructions accurately

    •          Able to maintain confidentiality

    •          Able to accurately record basic physical observations

    •          Able to prioritise workload

    •          Excellent verbal and written skills

    •          Able to use own initiative

    •          Experience of working with people

    •          Have an understanding of The REACH Standards

     

Division DBS info

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland, and the cost of this will be covered by Priory. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Job Description

Support_Worker.pdf

Closing Date

30/11/2022