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Learning Disabilities Support Worker

  • Location:

    Barnsley

  • Sector:

    Unqualified Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £11 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tom Francis

  • Contact email:

    tfrancis@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

  • Job ref:

    TF-1208

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    25 Feb 00:00

  • Startdate:

    2020-01-28

Akton Recruitment are working with the Local Authorities to fill a number of contract positions for Support Workers. These are on a 3 month contract initially with a review to extend based on performance in May. This role pays £11PH Umbrella.

The Role-

To support service users to live as independently and assist service users to achieve their maximum potential.  To facilitate access to social and leisure opportunities which contribute to the integration of service users into their community.

Responsibilities-
  • To support service users at a practical level to achieve their identified outcomes as part of a support plan and goal sheets
  • To assist service users to gain and regain skills that maintain and develop their ability to live as independently as possible , such as social inclusion by reconnecting people with their communities
  • To deliver medication support in line with the Barnsley Health & Social Care Medication Policy for Domiciliary Care, working within closely defined parameters as detailed in the Support Workers Operating Guide
  • To ensure managers are kept informed as appropriate in relation to the personal development of service users and any health, physical or emotional support developments, including health and safety or potential safeguarding issues as required
  • To maintain appropriate records
  • To liaise with representatives of other agencies e.g. GPs, families/ and advocates
Requirements-
  • Enhanced DBS
  • Available Immediately
  • Level 2 in Care
  • Medication Trained
  • Level 1 in Maths and English
  • Relevant Experience