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Night Support Worker

SC/09/01/15

Encompass (Dorset)

To support service users to meet their basic human needs and to maintain and enhance their quality of life. You will be a key member of a team helping people with a severe learning disability. Our service users often have other additional needs, such as behaviours that may challenge, epilepsy, communication problems, eating difficulties and limited mobility.

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

 

 

 

 

 

Job Title:

Support Worker

To support service users to meet their basic human needs and to maintain and enhance their quality of life.

 

You will be a key member of a team helping people with a severe learning disability. Our service users often have other additional needs, such as behaviours that may challenge, epilepsy, communication problems, eating difficulties and limited mobility.

 

 

 

All team members share a responsibility for ensuring that the team works well together for the benefit of service users.

 

 

 

Everyone working in the Home is responsible for helping service users to make choices in everyday living and to help him or her enjoy a full and active life. You will accompany service users outside the Home for a range of activities.

 

 

 

You will be fully involved in all aspects of the service user’s care - including personal hygiene, dressing, toileting and meals. All staff must assist service users who have limited mobility, using a range of manual handling equipment

 

 

 

You will need to undertake appropriate training and will be given all the support necessary to benefit from this training.

 

 

 

You will be expected to treat all colleagues with equal respect regardless of ethnic origin, religion, gender or sexual orientation.

 

 

 

You will be expected to understand service user’s support plans, and other policies and procedures – and to follow these and all other reasonable instructions and guidance.

 

 

 

A full job description will be issued to staff when an offer of a job is made.

 

 

 

Please note that employment in this post is subject to satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure. This procedure is undertaken by the Disclosure & Barring Service.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 2014

 

HR/Recruitment/JDSummaries/ SW

 

Salary:
Between £9.04 and £7.50 Per Hour
plus 50% for Bank Holidays
Position:
Permanent
Closing Date:
27th February 2015

Encompass (Dorset)

Greenhills
32 St Andrews Road
Bridport
Dorset
DT6 3BQ
T: 01305267483
E: samantha.clark@encompassdorset.co.uk
W: http://www.encompassdorset.co.uk

Contact

Sam Clark
Connaught House
22 Cornwall Road
Dorchester
Dorset
DT1 1RU
T: 01305267483
E: samantha.clark@encompassdorset.co.uk
W: http://www.encompassdorset.co.uk

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