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Residential Support Worker Level 1 To provide a professional and residential care service to all Service Users and to promote the development of the individual’s full potential.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title:                    Residential Support Worker

Grade:                        Level I

Job Description:

  • To provide a professional and residential care service to all Service Users and to promote the development of the individual’s full potential.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To ensure that high standards of professional care and practices for service users are established and maintained, including appropriate attention to their physical, cultural, social, educational, recreational and emotional needs.
  • To participate in the decision making process concerning future plans for each service user within their home environment.
  • To prepare reports and to participate in case reviews on each service user.
  • To ensure that service user’s medication is administered as prescribed by the General Practitioner for Action for Care Limited.
  • To undertake ‘Keyworker’ responsibilities.
  • To promote and contribute towards effective communication within the residential staff team and between service user and staff, to ensure that continuity of care is maintained.
  • To contribute towards the maintenance of sound administrative practices within the home; to establish and maintain a detailed case recording system for each resident.
  • To undertake sleeping-in duties.
  • To participate in and contribute to staff training and development programmes as and when required.
  • To assist as necessary in the overall running of the home and to provide assistance where necessary.
  • To deploy volunteers effectively and supervise students and trainees as appropriate
  • To assist in fostering, developing and maintaining contacts within the local community.
  • To carry out any other duties as required.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Job Title:                    Residential Support Worker

Grade:                        Level I

SKILLS / Qualities Requires Essentials Desirable

Relevant Qualifications, eg. NVQ

  Yes

Good verbal Communication skills

Yes

 

Good written Communication skills

Yes

 

Knowledge of Learning Disabilities

  Yes

Experience of working with people who have learning difficulties and Challenging Behaviour

  Yes

A commitment to people with Learning Disabilities  having a quality of life in the community

Yes  

Knowledge of Residential Care

  Yes

Knowledge of Person Centred Planning

  Yes

Ability to work as a team member

Yes  

Knowledge of basic First Aid

Yes  

Knowledge of medication

  Yes

Knowledge of Health & Safety practice

Yes  

Understanding of Equal Opportunities Policy

Yes  

Commitment to undertaking further training

Yes  

Domestic Skills-Housekeeping, Healthy Eating, Cooking, Finance

Yes  

A hobby or interest to share with others

  Yes
Full current Driving Licence   Yes

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CONTACT INFO

Action4Care
91-97 Saltergate, Chestefield S40 1LA

FourCarePlus
91-97 Saltergate, Chestefield S40 1LA

Ark Specialist Healthcare LLP
Green Paddocks, Cowley Lane, Holmesfield, Dronfield S18 7SD

07761988188

info@action4care.org

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