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Support Worker

Employer:
Values in Care
Location:
Saer Coed, Crumlin, NP11 3AY, United Kingdom.
Pay:
£8.91 per hour Plus associated allowances & premiums. - 'sleep in' shift payments of £66
Hours of work:
31-40 hours per week
Level:
Foundation Apprenticeship (Level 2)
Possible start date:
20 December 2021
Closing date:
31 January 2022
Positions available:
1
Vacancy ID:
2448

Maria.Hrycia@valuesincare.co.uk


About the apprenticeship

Duties

Undertake tasks in accordance with individual care plans of the residents at the home
Perform duties within a care plan in a consistent & effective manner
Encourage individual residents to take as much responsibility for their own lives as they can reasonably be expected to do
Communicate in ways which facilitate positive outcomes
Note & report any changes in the resident’s condition & behaviour
Maintain confidentiality of information regarding residents at all times in accordance with Values in Care Ltd.’s Confidentiality Policy
Assist residents in daily activities as identified in their individual care plans & any activities deemed appropriate for their development & wellbeing
Attend all Statutory Training Requirements & Personal Development training activities
Promote a positive image of the service & to ensure that the employee conduct, inside & outside work, does not conflict with the professional expectations of Values in Care
Assist in providing a positive & fulfilling environment so that residents can strive to develop their full potential whilst accounting for their vulnerability & need for support on an individual basis
Support the residents with their daily activities as identified in their individual support plans
Support residents on holidays when required
Promote & maintain good public relations and a good image of matters relating to learning disabilities at all times
Ensure that residents are treated with dignity & respect

Additional information

Further Job Responsibilities:
• Ensure that all residents are encouraged & exercise their right to choose
• Ensure that the social, cultural & spiritual values of the residents are respected
• To fulfil any ‘functional roles’ that have been assigned
• Ensure that all shift paperwork is completed to a satisfactory standard
• Ensure that any incidents are recorded & reported to an appropriate person
• Take instruction from the appointed ‘shift leader’
• Undertake any other reasonable instruction as requested by the senior staff
• To demonstrate a personal commitment in relation to the uptake and adherence to the information, instruction, training and supervision provided by the Company.
• So far as it is reasonably practicable, ensure the health, safety and well-being of the residents, staff team and visitors is taken care of.
• All employees have a statutory duty of care for their own personal health and safety and that of others who may be affected by their actions or omissions.
• Employees are required to co-operate with management to enable Values in Care to meet its own legal duties and to report any hazardous situations or defective equipment.

Requirements

Skills

Professional attitude
Patient
Empathetic
Punctual

Qualifications

Must be literate and numerate or be willing to work with Values in Care on attaining a basic level of skills.

Language

Welsh Spoken Skills:
No
Welsh Written Skills:
No

Course details

Qualification:
Health & Social Care Level 2

About the employer

Values in Care Saer Coed
Crumlin
Newport
NP11 3AY

Disability confident

Yes, we are part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

The successful candidate will be notified of interview as appropriate.

How to apply

Email the address below to apply for this vacancy

Maria.Hrycia@valuesincare.co.uk