Our services are proud of supporting adults with varying disabilities to give them the platform to maintain independence in their lives. We help them to get the most out of life. As part of that team you will support them throughout the day by giving both practical and emotional support. In return we’ll give you all the training, support and development opportunities you need to make the most of this rewarding role and achieve your individual goals in life.

 

 

Support Worker

About the job:

  • To support service users, in line with their support plans, including people with complex emotional, physical and health needs to maximise and maintain their independence.
  • Act as a named link worker to individuals, developing or contributing to support plans, risk assessments and guidelines
  • Undertake medication duties, including administration and recording,
  • To be responsible for handling of service users’ finances in line with support plans.
  • Participate in the Performance Management and Development Scheme (PMDS); attend regular formal supervision and training
  • Lead shifts and sleep in as required
  • Assist with daily household tasks
  • Support service users to attend health appointment
  • Participate in improving the quality of service experienced by the people we support.

What we can offer you:

  • Generous pay
  • Part time/ Full time flexibility
  • A varied and stimulating range of work and the opportunity to join a highly regarded team committed to continuously improving and delivering exciting innovative opportunities.
  • We are committed to developing and offering ongoing support, including the opportunity to work towards your RQF qualifications.
  • Herts Rewards – giving you great shopping discounts and local offers (e.g. Asda, Sainsburys, New Look, M&S).
  • Incredibly generous Local Government Pension Scheme.

About you:

  • Experience of supporting people with learning and physical disabilities and have either gained NVQ/QCF level 2 qualification or equivalent or be willing to work towards an RQF level 2
  • The ability to reflect on your own experiences and practice to build professional relationships with service users, family carers and other agencies in order to understand the needs and rights of disabled adults
  • Confident in the use of a computer to organise and record information clearly and accurately
  • Always aware of risks and how they can be minimised ensuring the health and safety of colleagues and the people you support.