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Night Support Worker - Hemel Hempstead - Permanent

Posted 7 March by Kate Raymond Consulting Ltd Easy Apply Ended

We are currently recruiting for a full time permanent Night Support Worker within Hemel Hempstead.

Located in a quiet, residential area of Hemel Hempstead, the service is a purpose-built detached house which is accessible for wheelchair users.

The spacious property includes six bedrooms, two bathrooms (both fully accessible), lounge, dining room, kitchen, utility room and garden.

Ideally candidates will have experience of working within the social care sector however this is not essential as training will be provided.

This client prides themselves on improving the lives of the people they support as well as assisting them to achieve their full potential. Candidates should be able to use their own initiative and on occasion lone work.

Responsibilities:

1. To actively support person centred planning with each individual, ensuring that support plans are tailored to meet individual needs and wishes, identifying opportunities that promote growth and development for the people we support.

2. To provide support in line with individuals support plans and service aims & objectives. This may include but is not limited to personal/intimate care; support with daily living; managing finances; maintaining relationships; supporting social/community involvement; supporting education & employment and undertaking activities and holidays.

3. To actively support each individual to manage their health needs, e.g. administration of medication, attendance at appointments, supporting dietary needs and through monitoring, recording and reporting changing needs as appropriate.

4. To facilitate and empower independence by encouraging and promoting participation in all aspects of daily life, to enable the people we support to develop skills and do as much as they possibly can for themselves.

5. To develop an understanding of each person’s communication needs and styles, in order to facilitate effective communication, enabling the people we support to make their own informed choices, communicate their own wishes and be "listened to" whatever their means of communication.

6. To be willing to take an active role in the spiritual and cultural needs of the people we support according to the individual’s beliefs, wishes and customs.

7. To ensure all support provided preserves and respects the dignity and privacy of the people we support.

8. To undertake key working responsibilities for a designated individual and/or actively participate in the key working process if required.

9. To take responsibility in ensuring that every individual we support is safeguarded from harm, abuse, and unnecessary risk.

10. To ensure appropriate care is taken in relation to the use of equipment (service and individual) and personal belongings of the people we support.

This role is a part time Night Support Worker role (20 hours per week). This may include weekend and bank holiday shifts. The possibility of overtime can be available.

To apply for this role or if you require further information, please email your details.

Required skills

  • Learning Disabilities
  • Person Centered Planning
  • Social Care

Reference: 32513557

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