Autism Hub Support Worker

2021-11-08 11:43:462024-08-03Nursdoc
Job Type Contract
Location Guernsey
Area Guernsey, Channel Islands Guernsey
Job Sector HCA - NVQ3
Salary £15.00 P/h - £18.00 P/h
Start Date ASAP
Advertiser Social
Telephone 0330 555 5000
Job Ref MR081121a
Description
Nursdoc have an exciting opportunity working in The Channel Island (Guernsey)

We can offer a 3 month contract paying into a limited company account

Rates are from £15 per hour. We also pay for your accommodation and travel

Job Description

• To support and enable service users to attain skills that maximise their potential, intellectually, socially and emotionally.

• To communicate effectively with colleagues and senior staff on all matters related to service users and the general running of the area, attending staff meetings that are held on a regular basis.

• Effectively and appropriately communicate with service users.

• To assist and support, where appropriate the involvement and contact of parents, relatives and friends of the service user.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• To participate with senior staff and members of the team in providing and maintaining a homely environment, and work in a person centred way, respecting the rights and dignity of the individual.

• To promote the well-being and general health of service users, and report any change in the needs of service users to senior staff.

• To act as key worker to designated service users. The key worker role will include tasks such as:-

- Organising service user’s person centred plans, this will involve writing a one-page profile arranging a venue, invite list, contacting someone to chair the meeting and distribute relevant paperwork.
- Co-ordinating Health Action Plans and health appointments where necessary.
- Attending MDT and other appropriate meetings when needed.
- Liaising with family members and discussing aspects of care and support.

• Act as shift leader when allocated by manager, this will include - co-ordinating and organising tasks and activities to be undertaken on shift.

• To administer medication as described within the Adult Disability Medication Policy.

• To provide and assist service users, as stated in their care plan, in all aspects of their personal care needs as required by their condition, culture and wishes with sensitivity, respect and dignity.

• To advocate on behalf of service users and present accurate verbal, electronic and written reports as required.

• To support and enable service users to attain skills that maximise their potential, intellectually, socially and emotionally using the active support model.

• To support and accompany service users with person centred social activities, holidays and activities that support personal wellbeing using the active support model within the community and their home.

• To assist and support service users in the use of their personal monies.

• To participate and attend in activities that promote health and wellbeing for example horse riding, gym and swimming activities.

• To maintain the confidentiality of information as required by policy.

• To be aware of the Spiritual and cultural needs of service users and support them to meet these needs.

• To take positive steps to reduce risk, whilst maximising service-users opportunities to gain broad life experiences.

• To work in accordance with the States of Guernsey and Service Policies, Procedures and Standards.

• To carry out delegated appropriate administrative duties.

• To attend for duties at times stated on the Duty Roster, and be aware this maybe changed at short notice dependant on service user need. The post holder may be expected to shift work that may include:- early and late shifts sleep ins and night wakes

• To accept redeployment, at times of staff shortage etc. to any other area of the service and undertake duties as delegated by the manager of the area.

• To be familiar with the testing of the fire alarm and fire evacuation procedure and be able to implement the procedure when necessary.

• To be aware and report any damage or repairs in the area, which may cause injury or present a risk to individuals in the area.

• To report any accident/incident to a senior member of staff and complete an Incident Report.

• To attend and contribute to training courses, study days and other forms of training as required.

• To participate in regular supervision, annual appraisals and identify personal training needs.

• To undertake such other duties as appropriate to your responsibilities, grade and ability as directed by manager

• To work in accordance with the HSC 20/20 vision.

• To take all possible steps to safeguard policy the welfare and safety of service-users, colleagues and self, in accordance with Health and Safety at Work (General Ordinance, Guernsey 1987).

• To follow appropriate moving and handling techniques in the work area whilst maintaining health, safety and security of others.

• To identify any actual or potential risks involved in working practice.

• To comply with principles contained in the Data Protection Law (Bailiwick of Guernsey 2001)

• To ensure compliance with policies established for the Health and Safety of the service users and staff.
   
Specifics
1. To be willing to work towards the Level 3 VQ Diploma in Health and Social Care or equivalent (e.g. Level 3 BTEC Advanced Certificate in Positive Behavioural Support)

2. To hold a valid driving licence (this may be negotiated with the manager dependant on area.)

3. To have a good level of written and verbal communication skills.

4. Competent IT skills.

5. To be friendly and approachable.

6. An understanding of person centred care and support

7. To have patience and empathy when supporting service users.

8. Have the ability to work as part of a team.
Any additional information
Must be double vaccinated and drive with clean license
Would you like to be able to work flexibly, choosing shifts that would fit around your schedule?

Nursdoc are a leading healthcare recruitment company, who provide staffing solutions and give support to a number of care providers throughout the UK. Our candidates work in Private Hospitals, NHS Hospitals, Care Homes and Hospices to name a few on a temporary and permanent basis.

If you’re an experienced healthcare professional who is keen to make a difference, we would love to hear from you.

Nursdoc is ideal for candidates looking for the flexibility, choice and additional income agency work provides. We have plenty of private work / NHS options as well, simply just ask one of the team.

To apply today: Simply click the 'Apply' button. You can also go to the registration page on our website and submit your details there.

Alternatively, call one of the team on 0330 555 5000 and we look forward to working with you.
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