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Support Worker

  • Location:

    Margate, Kent

  • Sector:

    Adult care services

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  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Rupal Patel

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Job Description

A leading employer for young deaf individuals are currently recruiting support workers to work a variety of shifts on a temporary basis in and around Margate area.

To actively support person centred planning with each individual, ensuring that support plans are tailored to meet individual needs and wishes, identifying opportunities that promote growth and development for the people we support.
To provide support in line with individuals support plans and service aims & objectives. This may include but is not limited to personal/intimate care; support with daily living; managing finances; maintaining relationships; supporting social/community involvement; supporting education & employment and undertaking activities and holidays.
To actively support each individual to manage their health needs, e.g. administration of medication, attendance at appointments, supporting dietary needs and through monitoring, recording and reporting changing needs as appropriate.
To facilitate and empower independence by encouraging and promoting participation in all aspects of daily life, to enable the people we support to develop skills and do as much as they possibly can for themselves.
To develop an understanding of each person`s communication needs and styles, in order to facilitate effective communication, enabling the people we support to make their own informed choices, communicate their own wishes and be "listened to" whatever their means of communication.

To travel to allocated locations and if required drive service/people we support`s vehicles, completing relevant checks and records in relation to travel undertaken.

To undertake lone working, night sleep in duties and on-call arrangements as required in the service specification.
To take responsibility for your job description and an active role in determining and meeting your development needs.
To carry out any other duties that are within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job, its title and are requested by the post-holder`s line manager.

This is a temporary position - all applications are subject to satisfactory references and en enhanced DBS, must have 3 years experience working in social care


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