Posts from between 10 and 30 hours per week.
Night Support Worker
Relief Support Worker
Day rate- £8.45 Per Hour
Night rate- £9.22 per Hour
The Trusts values and behaviours, the Wilf Ward Family Trust Way, play an important part to the expectations around how you perform in the role.
You can find them here.
Description of the Role:
The role of the Support Worker is a front line role which has the most direct impact on the lives of the people that we support. It is a varied, interesting and rewarding role which can involve a wide range of tasks. This could include (the list is not exhaustive) the following:
· Assisting and encouraging the people we support to make informed choices and to widen their experiences by focussing on their outcomes
· Adhering to and supporting individuals in their agreed support/care plan or person centred plan, enabling them to be as independent as possible and to live full and rewarding lives
· Enabling the people we support to access and use a varied range of facilities such as shopping, employment, leisure, and housing within the local community
· Contributing to service development through reviews, staff meetings, supervision and appraisal
· Participating in the duty rota and sleep in rota appropriate to the service
· Adhering to the Trust’s policies and procedures on safeguarding, health and safety, confidentiality, professional boundaries and regulatory framework at all times
· Maintaining accurate administration, medication and financial records
· Undertaking appropriate training and professional development to deliver support
· Providing support/assistance to each person to maintain a high standard of health and personal care and where required moving and handling using mobility aids and equipment
· Maintaining and developing good relationships with families, colleagues and others
· Communicating effectively with people who use services, other staff and external agencies
· Assisting people with developing and maintaining relationships within their local community
· Putting into practice prior knowledge, learning, and development and using it to develop others
· Following and implementing CQC standards, contributing to the service being safe, effective, caring, responsive to people’s needs and well led
· Promoting equality of opportunity and challenging poor and bad practice
· Carrying out on the spot risk assessments in difficult situation
Qualifications and Experience:
· No essential qualifications necessary
· Basic IT skills such as using email and word
· Achievement of the Induction programme within 3 months is a WWFT requirement and personal responsibility.
Personal Qualities Include:
Wanting to make a positive difference to a person’s life, caring, attention to detail, having a positive attitude, good at listening, being an effective communicator, helpful and supportive, a team worker, a person who always demonstrates high standards, being polite, being able to use your initiative.
Please apply via the Wilf Ward Family Trust website.
For further details please call Louise Crampton or Jayne Rudge on 01751 474740