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Support Worker

Posted 2 February by Sugarman Health and Wellbeing Ended

Why become a Support Worker for Sugarman Health and Wellbeing?

We want our staff to help Service Users achieve their own dreams and ambitions, by supporting them emotionally, physically, mentally.

Support Workers are not only there to monitor and guide, but to be a friend, a listener and a shoulder to lean on.

What does a day to day Support Workers role entail in this service?

Working with adults and children at this services, as a Support Worker you will enable the people you are working with to live as full and independent a life as possible. Assisting them and their families to design, develop, implement and review person centred packages of support which will maximise their opportunities and choices giving them as much control as possible over their own life.

You will be required to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team of staff to support and meet individual's needs and expectations.

You will be expected to support individuals directly with all aspects of their daily living as laid out in their Outcome Based Support Plan.

You may also be required to work on a 1:1 basis, sometimes in lone worker situations, to support people within their own homes and/or participate in their chosen activities and interests.

As a Support Worker you will:

  • Complete the required mandatory training courses.
  • Be registered with the SSSC, PVG and any other relevant bodies within the required timescales.
  • Be accountable for your own actions and personal and professional development.
  • Safeguard and promote the rights, safety and welfare of people using the services.

Skills and Abilities

  • Be able to demonstrate an ability to work with colleagues and families.
  • Be able to work as part of a team.
  • Demonstrate an ability to assess and manage risk.
  • Be able to demonstrate an ability to problem solve and think creatively with a view to finding positive outcomes for people.
  • Be able to demonstrate how you remain accountable for the quality of your work and take responsibility for maintaining and improving your knowledge and skills.

Additional Requirements

  • A commitment to complete all agreed specific training courses.
  • An ability to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends and overnight.

Cordant is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 34385307

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