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Support Worker

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Experienced Support Worker required for a small residential care home. Proven experience in the adminstration of medications via a MDS system is essential for this post.

MONAMI CARE LTD T/A ASHURST RESIDENTIAL AND CARE HOME

JOB DESCRIPTION.

Job title:

SUPPORT WORKER

 

Main purpose of job:

TO PROVIDE HOLISTIC CARE FOR UP TO 19 RESIDENTS

 

Relationships:

a) Responsible to:

THE PROPRIETOR, THE MANAGER, THE DEPUTY MANAGER AND SENIOR SUPPORT WORKERS.

b) Responsible for:

THE IMPLEMENTATION OF CARE PACKAGES, THE HOLISTIC CARE AND SUPPORT OF RESIDENTS, LIAISING WITH MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS AND CARE MANAGERS, IMPLEMENTATION OF THERAPEUTIC ACTIVITIES, THE UPKEEP OF THE CLEANLINESS OF THE HOME.

 Main tasks of job:

- TO PROVIDE SUPPORT AND CARE FOR UP TO 19 PEOPLE.

- TO IMPLEMENT PACKAGES OF CARE

- TO ENSURE THE PHYSICAL, EMOTIONAL, PSYCHOLOGICAL AND SPIRITUAL NEEDS OF THE RESIDENTS IS MAINTAINED AND PROMOTED.

- TO PROVIDE SUPPORT AND ASSISTANCE TO THE RESIDENTS TO MEET THEIR ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING NEEDS.

- TO ADMINISTER MEDICATION AS PRESCRIBED TO RESIDENTS, AND TO ADHERE TO ALL LEGISLATION AND INTERNAL/EXTERNAL STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES

- TO ASSIST IN THE SERVING OF MEALS, AND TO PREPARE SOME MEALS.

- TO ENSURE THE CLEANLINESS OF THE KITCHEN AREA AND TO WASH UP POTS.

- TO ACTIVELY PROMOTE AND FACILITATE INDEPENDENCE.

-TO IMPLEMENT AND ABIDE BY ALL COMPANY POLICES, AND RELEVANT GOVERNMENT/LOCAL AUTHORITIES LEGISLATIONS.

- TO SUPPORT RESIDENTS TO GO TO EXTERNAL APPOINTMENTS/ACTIVITIES.

-  TO UPHOLD CONFIDENTIALITY

- TO PROMOTE AND FACILITATE DIGNITY.

- TO CHALLENGE INSTITUTIONALISATION.

- TO REPORT AND FORM OF ABUSE OR NEGLECT.

- TO UPHOLD AND MAINTAIN THE CLEANLINESS OF THE HOME.

- TO LAUNDER RESIDENTS CLOTHES.

- TO ATTEND ALL TRAINING PROGRAMMES

- TO UPHOLD AND PROMOTE THE ETHOS OF THE HOME.

 The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different

tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall business

objectives of the organisation.

 

 

Salary:
TBC
Position:
Permanent
Located in:
Scarborough
Closing Date:
8th March 2018
Employer:
Monami Care (Scarborough) LTD T/A Ashurst Residential & Care Home