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Support staff – Full and Part time working on a rota which is between 7.30 to 22.30 including bank holidays, days and evenings.
Must be flexible with a passion to develop your skills
Good attitude and understanding of students with a learning disability.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:-
*To build professional relationships with the young people and other staff at your establishment and throughout
the company and disengage from these appropriately.
*To learn about our individual’s specific needs and help meet those needs in the most appropriate way following
all policies and procedures.
*To assist young people with their medical and welfare needs and to report as required, which may include the
administration of emergency ‘when required’ medication.
*To support our young people maintain their personal cleanliness, general hygiene and appearance, this may
include intimate care, following individual care plan.
*To keep up to date with all communication/information systems.
*Attend and take an active part in meetings as appropriate.
*To assist or be a Keyworker/Personal Tutor for 1 or more young people as required/needed.
*To support young people towards managing their own behaviour by using the skills and approved approaches.
* To promote equality, acknowledging individual differences and uphold the rights and responsibilities of our
young people and staff.
*Do everything possible to safeguard our young people from any form of abuse from staff, visitors or each other.
*To complete accurate reports and keep written records for monitoring purposes as required.
*To attend all training as required and be prepared to achieve qualifications appropriate to the role at any
particular time as specified by the company.
*To actively promote learning during all programmes and activities during residential and leisure.
*Attend work reliably and punctually and to follow a work pattern as required to fulfill the role which will include
weekends and Bank Holidays and be prepared to work overtime when the need arises to maintain the quality
*Ensure that you keep yourself up to date with all procedures and policy changes.
*To drive company vehicle and transport young people following training and assessment, for this you will need
to hold a full driving license and meet the age criteria as stated in the company policy.
*You have a reasonable duty (under Health & Safety Legislation) to take reasonable care for the health and
safety of yourself and of others. This means having an understanding of hazards in the workplace, comply with
safety rules and procedures and ensure that anything you do or don’t do puts yourself or others at risk. This
includes contributing to a safe and secure environment for our young people.
*Undertake any other additional duties as required, which are relevant to the post.
*To notify management promptly of any matters relevant to the well being of young people.
* To lead shifts and carry out appropriate de brief as required.
* To have knowledge of CQC Standards/ofsted and how these are implemented into the care setting.
Benefits Include - Lunch provided during the day, free parking on site, ongoing learning and development programme, including QCF level 3 in Health and Social Care and a Welsh Induction programme.
The successful candidate will be primarily working in providing guidance, support and encouragement to young people in a variety of settings including classroom, residential and off site activities.
The job involves enabling our young people to develop by providing physical and emotional support. The role is about working as part of a team to maintain a stable, happy and caring environment that puts the health, safety and welfare of our young people first. Important qualities of this role are being a good role model and conducting yourself in a professional manner at all times.
Due to the nature of this role, all applicants must be 21 years of age or above.
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