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Community Support Worker - Lancashire

Lancashire, United Kingdom, GBP 7.04 - 8.54 per hour,

Posted: 14 days ago


  1. Actively supporting individuals and colleagues to maintain a safe, appropriate and comfortable living environment which reflects the personalities of the people who live there.
  2. Developing a valuing, respectful relationship with the people who use the service.
  3. Supporting people to participate fully in their local community.
  4. Supporting an individual to explore lifestyle choices, cultural and faith practices and interpersonal relationships.
  5. Ensuring that the delivered service fully complies with the specification laid out in the individual’s Person Centred Plan.
  6. Adhering to the specific details in the rota to ensure that individuals receive their commissioned hours.
  7. Adapting his / her behaviours and responses to reflect the preferences of each individual as specified in their Person Centred Plan.
  8. Acting in a professional way to advocate for individuals rights and choices.
  9. Working in ways that enable people to achieve in all areas of their life, emphasising their ability.
  10. Actively promoting and developing the individual’s involvement in all decisions about his / her life.
  11. Pursuing all possible opportunities for the individual to gain paid or voluntary employment.
  12. Supporting Individuals to plan towards acheiving the goals set out in their Person Centred Plan.
  13. Ensuring all work is in accordance with all Health and Safety Policies and Procedures.
  14. The safe handling of, and administering or support to self-administer, prescribed medication.
  15. Discreetly performing any personal care tasks which are required in a way which preserves the person’s dignity.
  16. Supporting the individual to maintain a healthy lifestyle by advising, educating, and promoting positive choices.
  17. Working with other Professionals and the person’s wider support network.
  18. Supporting individuals to maintain and record their personal finances according to company policy.

Working Environment/Teamwork:

  1. Attending staff meetings as and when directed by the Project Leader.
  2. Working alone and as part of a team to implement a high quality service at all times.
  3. Participating actively in support sessions as directed by the Project Leader.
  4. Demonstrating through work practice that he/ she respects and understands that they are working in someone else’s home.
  5. Working professionally with colleagues from other teams or agencies.
  6. Always acting as a professional representative of the Company in all environments, including training venues and in the community.

Areas of Responsibility:

  1. The completion and submission of a timesheet in the required format (which may be manual or electronic) by the specified time.
  2. Completion of all administration systems according to the requirements of the Company.
  3. Having responsibility for a specific, delegated area of responsibility as directed by the Project Leader, and completing all duties required for the role. This may be a role such as; Support Coordinator for an individual or Health and Safety.
  4. Safeguarding individuals from all forms of abuse (physical, emotional, sexual, financial or otherwise) and immediately reporting any suspicion of abuse, however slight, to the appropriate authority.
  5. Maintaining vigilance about the Individual’s changing needs and reporting any concerns as soon as possible to Project Leader, Area Manager or On-Call Manager as appropriate.
  6. Ensuring all work is in fully accordance with Company policies.

Job Details

Full Time
Lancashire, United Kingdom
GBP 7.04 - 8.54 per hour

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