Senior Support Worker

Thornbury, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Pay
£ 9.75 - 9.75 Per hour
Hours
Part time
Type
Temporary
Job level
Qualified (non-manager), Deputy Manager / Senior Staff, Manager
Posted
10 Sep 2019
Closes
23 Sep 2019

Job Description

This is a temporary booking carrying out Senior Support Worker duties in a 4-bedded adult home caring for people with mental health struggles, aspergers and other personality disorders such as schizophrenia. Residents may be prone to self-neglect and lack of motivation and could have just come out of hospital. Duties include allocating tasks to Support Workers, mapping out residents weekly timetables, note taking, answering the phone, handing out medications, prompting residents to partake in meaningful activities such as cooking, housekeeping and enjoying the community around them. This is a person centred home where the emphasis is about focusing on education and acquiring new skills. Empowering residents to do things for themselves under their own self-esteem and choice. All residents have full capacity, you are there to prompt, encourage and facilitate.

Our client is looking for 2 permanent people and require regular temporary staff to fill in whilst they recruit. Any temporary staff will automatically be considered for the permanent post. Hours available are full-time however on the temporary side part-time hours will be consider providing you will commit to working every week until the permanent posts are filled to keep consistency for the residents.

Hours involve shifts work such as Earlies - 7.15am to 3.15pm, Lates - 3.00pm to 10.30pm, Sleep -ins -10.30pm to 7.30am. Typically you will be required to do 2 Lates followed by a sleep a week plus either an early or late. Sleep-ins are paid in addition to the day time hourly rate

It is essential you are a driver and are medication trained

Any suitable temporary candidates will be put through a 3 day Studio 3 training course free of charge although residents at this home are not physically challenging.

Interested? Please call Sandie at our Bristol regional office on Applyfor further information

Ref: MHC183

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This job was posted to Care assistant, Mental health, Support worker in Thornbury, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England

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