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Support Worker - Manchester/Cheshire

United Kingdom,

Posted: 8 days ago


To maintain care and support skills at the current level expected and to attend any training and development work to ensure that you are up to date with delivering the standard of care expected of you.

To provide care to others in accordance with current best practice, policies and procedures, agreed standards, legislative requirements, relevant regulations under the direction of manager and within the financial plans agreed from time to time. (Note: In addition to these functions employees are required to carry out such duties as may reasonably be required)

Contract: Permanent contract with a 3 month probation period. Zero hours contract, including on call and unsociable hours as required.  

Rate of pay: 

7am - 8pm           £7 per hour

8pm - 7am           £7.70 per hour

Weekends           £7.70 per hour

Bank Holidays     £9.50 per hour

Sleeping Night     £32 (10pm – 7am)

Location: Stockport, Greater Manchester and East Cheshire.

Qualifications needed: No qualifications needed however we would prefer people who have got experience or are very keen to learn, grow in the job and undertake training as required. 

Duties to include:

  • To prompt/assist or support a client with all personal needs depending on what is required. Examples are bathing, choosing appropriate clothing, dressing/undressing, toileting, eating and drinking, oral needs and managing continence need
  • To prompt/assist or support with all communication needs and make sure that people’s views are fully heard and taken on board.
  • To prompt/assist or support to take prescribed medication as directed by the Doctor/Health Professionals and support to attend medical appointments as organised and agreed.
  • To prompt /assist or support with all mobility needs using the Manual Handling procedure identified in people’s files.
  • To follow any specialised assessment, e.g. speech and Language assessment, recommendation of Psychology assessment and any therapeutic program in partnership with the individual, health professionals and parents/carers to enhance the quality of people’s life.
  • To provide support with emotional needs and triggers which can have a negative impact on people’s behavior and daily living in a safe and private environment.
  • To call emergency services as and when required and inform registered Manager/ nominated person or person on call of this action taken as soon as possible.
  • To report any concerns which might/might not constitute to Safe Guarding Issues to the registered manager/nominated person or person on call as soon possible.
  • To carry out any specialised tasks as agreed and only after appropriate training is given to make sure that all work completed is in line with policies and procedures.
  • To prompt/assist or support with all daily living skills e.g. preparing/ cooking meals/snacks/drinks, cleaning the home, budgeting and paying household bills, managing household repairs, washing and ironing, food shopping and shopping for personal items.  Prompt/assist or support with accessing community activities/organised group activities to enable people to integrate within their local areas and society at large to minimise the risk of isolation and promote good standard of wellbeing.
  • To prompt/assist or support people to care for home pets. 

Job Details

Full Time
United Kingdom

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