Vacancy posted: Tuesday, 11 Sep 2012
The following are the key skills which you would bring:
1.To build warm, caring, and positive relationships with people receiving support, and to keep the individual's best interests in mind at all times.
2.To provide direct practical help, advice and guidance to individuals in all areas of their life as required. This support should at all times respect the person's rights and personal dignity and value, and should be provided in a manner that is entirely non-discriminatory, sensitive (to needs and wants), image enhancing, and empowering.
3.Areas of support activity may include; personal care (including intimate areas of self-care such as washing, dressing or using the toilet), domestic home care, financial matters (including maximising income and managing expenditure), emotional and physical wellbeing, education or employment, and general social or leisure areas (including making and maintaining friendships/relationships).
4.To work creatively to help individuals recognise achievements, celebrate successes, assist informed decision making, identify problems and find ways of resolving them, and to take advantage of opportunities, gain new experiences, and develop life-skills and confidence.
5.To use person-centred planning tools to help individuals (along with other important people in their lives) identify future aspirations, and current support needs and preferences, and consider how these can best be met.
6.To support individuals to co-ordinate their own formal and informal support (families, friends and other interested people), or where necessary or desired to co-ordinate this support on their behalf.
If you are interested in ongoing work within a fantastic working environment and have experienced the social care industry on a working basis, please call the office to discuss these immediate opportunities.Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business.
Job Reference: LY - 01
Closing Date: 14-Sep-2012