Community Senior Support Worker

Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, England
£ 18813 - 20795 Per year
Part time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
14 Sep 2019
13 Oct 2019

Job Description

There are 3 posts available, all full time positions
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Community Learning Disability Health Team in North Lincolnshire, based at Meridian House.We are looking to recruit 3 Senior Support Workers to support across the Nursing, Allied Health Professional and Psychiatry services to promote health and wellbeing.
We are looking for highly motivated individuals with the relevant experience to help provide care coordination for service users, using knowledge of different legislation such as the Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Care Act.
You will be expected to carry out a range of duties to support the various professionals in the team to meet the needs of those with learning disabilities across the North Lincolnshire locality, so transport is essential.
The post holder will participate in the delivery of skilled care to patients within their own home and will carry a caseload of delegated patients.
You will provide effective; evidence based general and specific care for patients under the indirect or remote supervision of registered practitioners.
Plan, organise and deliver clinical care as agreed with the supervising practitioner.
Use personal effectiveness and knowledge to contribute to the development and delivery of a quality service.
Ensure a high standard of care for all patients by effective communication with patients, carers and the wider health care team
You will work with Primary and Acute services, Local Authority, Provider services and Advocacy to name a few, therefore communication skills are essential.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is seeking to broaden their range of skills and knowledge in caring for people in their own environment. Relevant health care experience within a community setting is essential and previous experience of working with people who have learning disabilities would be advantageous.
You will need to be a team player with excellent communication skills and able to work in conjunction with other professionals.
In return we offer you the opportunity to develop your skills and experience and work with a passionate and skilled team.
For further information please contact Annemarie Samuels, Acting Team Manager, Community Learning Disability Health Team Apply
We reserve the right to close down this advert early should there be a high number of applicants.
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Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust is committed to our responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk as outlined in Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015 and Care Act 2014.
We are committed to recruiting candidates who share the commitment to safeguarding, and therefore we apply robust recruitment and selection procedures to ensure that the people selected are right for the job, and that all candidates are appropriately screened prior to appointment and periodically during their employment
DBS disclosures are mandatory before commencement of employment within the Trust. Therefore, if you are in a position that is deemed a regulated adult and/or child care role, you will not be able to start your employment until we have received a satisfactory DBS clearance.
Safeguarding Policies for the Trust can be accessed via the document links.
The Trust is committed to equal opportunities in employment and welcomes applications from all sections of the community in order to maintain a workforce as diverse as the population it serves.
The first 6 months of employment with the Trust will be a probationary period which may be extended by the Trust for a further 6 months.
"Working together across Humber, Coast and Vale"

Ref: NLCG91

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