Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012
CLIENT - one of the largest providers of community care in Scotland. They provide support to a diverse range of people but their goal is always the same; person-centred support to enable the people they support to reach their full potential.
THE ROLE - Support Practitioners - To provide to the people we support on a day to day basis a high standard of care and support that recognises and encourages choice, dignity, privacy, self worth, respect and community participation.
*Promote person centred support by working effectively as part of a key-working team to meet the needs of the people we support.
*Ensure the physical, emotional and cultural well being of all individuals is identified and promoted.
*Work actively to maintain contacts and enable individuals to take part in community activities.
*Actively liaise with individuals' families and friends in a way that promotes and encourages open communication and feedback.
*Liaise actively and professionally with Professionals (Doctors, Nurses etc) in the lives of people we support.
*Work as part of a team to promote and encourage individual rights and independence whilst creating opportunities to develop daily living skills.
*Support individual's to identify how they want to spend their money and support them to do so if necessary.
*Enable the people we support to access the community which may include holidays, outings and appointments.
*Communicating and Sharing Information with Others
*Work effectively as a team member and actively promote teamwork and team building which involves taking part in handovers and contributing to agenda/discussions at staff meetings.
*Establish and maintain positive and effective relationships with family members and the public so that the aims and values of the organisation are upheld.
*Ensure that the appropriate and accurate records are kept in respect of finances, incidents and accidents, support plans, reviews and other systems in place.
*Positive attitude, passion and willingness to develop skills within Support Worker role
*Previous experience working with adults with Learning Disabilities would be advantageous
*Flexibility to work shift patters
*Can commit to sleep ins
*Person centred approach to care
*Strong communication skills
*Demonstrate commitment to the values of the company
Solutions Driven Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
Job Reference: JMCG/SP/IN
Closing Date: 27-Jun-2012