Night Support Worker

Recruiter
Optima Care Ltd
Location
London
Salary
9.10 GBP Hourly + negotiable.
Posted
07 Aug 2017
Expires
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
JOB ROLE

To assist in meeting the Company's Mission Statement which is to provide quality residential and supported living services; offering an environment for people with a learning disability. Advocating and caring for their needs and ensuring that they are receiving the most beneficial lifestyle that their abilities will allow.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES

- Put the people we support at the heart of everything you do, to enable then to lead a happy, fulfilled and socially inclusive life

- To work as part of a team to deliver care and support to adults with learning disabilities across a range of accommodation based setting. In addition to having a learning disability service users may also have a mental health condition and may present behaviour that challenges

- Collaborate with co-workers and managers to develop and implement ambitious Person Centred Plans

- To support and accompany the service users to any community based services

- Provide information and advice in an appropriate way to each person living in the service, their families and supporters to enable active decision making and the effective management of risk

- Participate in the dispensing and administration of service user's medication as required

- Adopt the role of key-worker to service users that have been identified. Taking an active role in the planning, assessment and review of service users' care plans

- Take on shift leading responsibility when needed

- Maintain daily records and complete any other relevant documentation

- Be an active participant in assisting management to create a staff team that is built and maintained in a positive environment, promoting productive, effective and healthy team working

General

- Participate in a rolling rota system including unsociable hours and sleep-in shifts

- Openly report any concerns, queries or idea for improving the service through the correct channels

- Keep management aware of your own development and training needs

- Be aware of and adopt company policies and keep abreast of any changes

- Maintain standard of dress that is appropriate to role

- Maintain confidentiality at all times and to ensure respect for, proper observance of and adherence to Optima Care's data protection and confidentiality policy

- Attend regular supervision sessions with line manager, regular team meetings and undertake relevant training as and when required

- Take all reasonable care of the health and safety of her/himself and of other persons who may be affected by her/his acts or omissions. As regards to any duty or requirement imposed upon the organisation by or under any of the relevant statutory provisions, to co-operate with the organisation as far as it necessary to

- Work at any other Optima Care locations, as and when required

- Undertake any other duties which are consistent with the post