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Residential Support Worker

  • Location:

    Northumberland

  • Sector:

    Unqualified Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £11 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tom Francis

  • Contact email:

    tfrancis@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    TFR42_1599145698

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-10-03

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Akton Recruitment are working with the Local Authorities to fill a contract position for a Residential Support Worker. This position is initially for BANK staff, looking to cover full time hours. This role is currently paying £11PH and is initially until the end of the year.

Purpose-

Support vulnerable adults within a residential setting to live a holistic and independent life.

Responsibilities-

  • To assist and support people using the service with personal care and physical tasks e.g. assistance with dressing, washing, bathing and with meals
  • Social duties (e.g. talking and helping people using the service to maintain contact with family, friends and community, and recreation) aimed at creating a supporting atmosphere where people using the service can achieve maximum independence. Encourage and assist people using the service with individual and group social and therapeutic activities of the service.
  • To participate in the normal domestic tasks connected with the daily routine of the service and the personal needs of the people using the service.
  • To enter details of incidents and events occurring during a period of duty in the appropriate records, and to report verbally to the senior member of staff on duty before leaving the premises.
  • To report and record significant matters in the lives of people using the service in accordance with the department's policy to Access to Records.
  • To maintain and update care plans and risk assessments with people using the service and senior staff on duty
  • To distribute/administer medication as instructed.
  • To attend and participate in staff meetings and supervisions.

Requirements-

  • Available immediately
  • Experience in a similar position
  • Administering Medication Trained