To provide personal care and support to individuals who have learning disabilities, enabling them to live as full and independent a life as possible within their own home and their community.
To contribute as a member of a team in providing support for the vulnerable people within the home's care. A rotating shift system is in place, allowing us to provide 24-hour care, seven days a week. This means carers will work at varying times throughout the 24 hour period, and please note that this includes night shifts.
" Through getting to know the residents of the home carers should seek to foster each individual's independence and improve his or her quality of life.
" Carers must maintain client confidentiality at all times, unless information, if not shared with an appropriate colleague, would be likely to cause harm to the client or others.
" The carer shall encourage residents to maintain personal hygiene, and this will include personal care. This may include dealing with both incontinence and bathing.
" The carer shall encourage and demonstrate personable presentation - to include washing, drying, ironing and storing of clothing.
" The carer shall demonstrate and encourage basic hygiene and cleanliness within residents' accommodation.
" The carer shall demonstrate and encourage budgeting and shopping skills.
" The carer shall demonstrate and encourage involvement in social and recreational activities.
" When appropriate, carers will accompany clients in pursuing daily activities such as shopping, medical appointments, and day care.
" The carer shall have responsibility for the observation and supervision of individuals in his/her care, reporting to the person in charge.
" Administrative duties shall include collection, handing out and depositing of monies, and the maintenance of financial, personal and medication records as required
" Following recognised training, care staff will be expected to administer, safely store and record the giving of prescribed medication.
" Working as a team, care staff shall assist and encourage clients to consider and negotiate future plans, and present these as appropriate at reviews on the client's behalf.
" All posts at Neyland House are 'mixed duties'; no domestic staff will be employed and therefore the care staff will undertake all domestic work,
encouraging and assisting residents to undertake these duties as part of independent living.
" All staff will be expected to keep abreast of any changes to Health and Safety at Work laws.
" Staff will be expected to participate in an agreed training programme as set up in supervision/support sessions. Training to include both in-house and external courses.
" New staff will participate in a full induction program.
" Must be articulate and able to communicate at all levels.
" Good written English language skills
" Must be flexible and have the confidence to operate on own initiative, but also be able to work as part of a team.
" Should have a well-organised approach to work and be able to work under pressure.
" NVQ Level 2 in Social Care or similar an advantage.
ONLY NON- SMOKERS EMPLOYED.
" Should have relevant experience.
" Must have a full clean driving licence, and be confident to drive a small (9 seat) mini-bus.
ACCOMODATION SOURCED BY CLIENT BUT PAID FOR BY CANDIDATE. AVERAGE £50 A WEEK.
£5.60 PER HOUR X 35 HOUR WEEK ON ROTA
YOUNG MALES WITH LEARNING DIFFICULTIES
Please send your English CV with photo.
Abel Staff provide full assistance with relocation to working in the UK and welfare support whilst working in the UK.
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