Position title
Part-time Support Worker for Liam - Staffordshire
Description

****** Hourly Rate of £11.00 per hour******

Hi My name is Liam I am 45 years old I have Schizophrenia, Autism and a Mild Learning disability. I am currently in a residential placement and about to start a new chapter of my life by moving into my own home in Cannock. I am a very sociable person with a great sense of humour so I am looking for likeminded people to have a good chat with especially when I am on a walk or out in the car. I have a keen interest in carpentry, woodwork and gardening and love to shop and build on my vintage tool collection. Music and dancing is another passion of mine and I can’t wait to go to the pub and watch a band my team need to be prepared to sing along with me.

Seco Support, support adults and young people with Learning Disabilities, Autism and Mental Health difficulties to live in their own homes in the community. They are a friendly and compassionate, person-centred company with significant experience in developing individual packages of support. They are looking for Support Workers to build my new team. I need staff for varying shifts patterns as I require 1-1 support during the day and at night. We currently require part time and bank staff.

Responsibilities

Overall objectives of the post:
To be part of a team providing support for adults with learning disabilities, complex needs, mental health problems and/or who may exhibit challenging or offending behaviour.
Enabling supported people to maximise individual potential for independence within the home and the community as appropriate. To help create a home environment that is happy, safe, empowering and stimulating ensuring the supported person has valued relationships in their life.

My teams key responsibilities are:

  1. To encourage me to develop life skills in relation to domestic task, social activities, money management and relations
  2. To support my education and attendance
  3. To support me in my chosen area of occupation (if applicable)
  4. Carry out and support a range of household tasks including cleaning, cooking, washing, minor maintenance and repair tasks as directed, ensuring that high standards of hygiene and cleanliness are maintained at all times
  5. To participate in my assessments and help with the preparation of my individual plans, implementation of action plans and attending my reviews.
  6. To be fully conversant and act in accordance with Seco Support’s Policies, Procedures and systems
  7. Promote my personal autonomy ensuring this reflects my views, wishes and opinions.
  8. Record and inform management of any changes observed in my physical health or behaviour and assist with any necessary action in emergencies or where changes require medical attention
  9. Liaise as required with my family, advocates and professionals
  10. Comply with all of the legal responsibilities under Health and Safety legislation
  11. Be aware of and act in accordance with requirements and all internal rules relating to Health & Safety and hygiene, also fire service and Environmental Health Department regulations
  12. Carry out and support me with house administration
  13. Co-operate with and participate positively in staff activities and duties, including staff and house meetings, supervision session’s performance, review and training
  14. Undertake all other duties and tasks commensurate with scope and grade of post as directed by management

Seco Support is dedicated to providing support that is flexible and responsive to changing needs so this list is not exclusive. 

Qualifications

What you need to work with me

An NVQ or equivalent and/or experience in complex care is preferred but full training will be provided through Seco Supports full induction programme and online learning.

The following attributes are a must as ​I am looking to recruit resilient, observant and likeminded Support Workers who have:

  • Dedication
  • Reliability
  • Patience
  • Good communication skills
  • Commitment
  • Confidence
  • Caring
  • Open Mindedness
  • The ability to see me as a person
  • Ability to adapt their communication to meet my needs and preferences
  • Understanding of my complex history
  • Empathetic
  • Drivers Licence (preferred not necessary)

Full referencing and a full enhanced check of the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) will be required for this position.

If you want to join my journey and be part of my team please complete an application. We look forward to hearing from you.

Job Benefits

Benefits to working with SECO Support;

  • An exceptionally strong hourly rate at £11.00 per hour
  • Company pension
  • Access to the ‘Employee Assistance Programme’
  • Access to the Blue Light discount card
  • Full Induction Programme
  • Continuous learning and development
  • Career progression

If this role sounds like something you would be interested in, we would love to hear from you

Employment Type
Part-time, Bank
Industry
Health and Social Care sector
Job Location
Cannock, Staffordshire
Working Hours
Part time and bank hours available. Shifts will be both Days and Waking Nights
Base Salary
£11.00-£11.00 Per hour
Date posted
March 21, 2022
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