To act as a Key Worker to service users within the supported living scheme. Offer daily assistance including, personal care, social support, health-related support, and assistance when required with shopping, laundry, attending appointments.
Closing Date: ongoing
You will be expected to perform a variety of tasks, according to the operation of the service, these include:
Assisting with shadowing new staff, writing or assisting with Care Plans and risk assessments, monitoring people’s physical and mental health, recording and reporting outcomes. General household duties and social inclusion on a daily basis.
You will receive appropriate training, including a Level 3 diploma in Health and Social Care specific to the client group you work with
The tasks you will be asked to undertake are:
DELIVERY OF PERSONAL CARE AND SUPPORT – Required as needed to ensure the safe running of the service
Washing/bathing/showering a person’s body and hair
Mouth care such as the cleaning of dentures and teeth
Toileting which may include changing continence pads and dealing with catheter and stoma bags
Helping them to eat and drink
Helping them with their personal appearance
Prompting, giving or administering their medication
Meal preparation including cooking of meals and serving meals and drinks
Assisting with toileting
Monitoring their physical, emotional and mental health and reporting any concerns
Assessing and monitoring behaviour, mental capacity and support needs in conjunction with outcome based care plans.
Cope with challenging behaviour and the effects of the individual’s mental capacity
Write up daily records and charts as required
Assist in the development of Care Plans and assessments
Assist the service user to live independently as possible
Carry out domestic duties as required
Assist Service Users in Social Inclusion including access to the community, day centres and outside activities
Support Service Users to access Housing Related Support
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