Community Support Worker (Female only) - MOR09701

Moray Council

Community Support Worker (Female only) - MOR09701

£20,001 - £30,000

Moray Council, Elgin, Moray

  • Part time
  • Permanent

Posted 3 weeks ago, 1 Jul | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: 27-09-2024 (In 66 days)

job Ref: MOR09701

Full Job Description

Job Description

To work with and provide care and support to service users with a range of disabilities or frailties who may exhibit a variety of support needs posing a range of physical and emotional challenges, or require urgent care.

 

Requirements

To promote the independence and develop skills for service users.

Provide assistance and guidance/training to service users in all household tasks.

Assist service users to manage all areas of finance; bank account, benefits, budgeting.

Enable service users to develop social skills and integrate as fully as possible into their Community.

To work in different locations and services within Moray Council.

To uphold social work values, to ensure good working practice including understanding and awareness of health and safety.

To work positively with other agencies, parents, carers, and other services to ensure a quality provision of care for service users.

Develop and contribute to the maintenance of service user records and support plans and act as a key worker when required General Duties.

To participate in regular and ongoing training and team meetings relevant to the needs of the service users.

Be aware and follow the Health and Safety guidelines at all times

 

The Individual

Experience which would give insight into working with adults with a learning disability.

Ability to demonstrate a satisfactory level of literacy and numeracy.

Mandatory SSSC registration for new and existing staff.

Willingness to undertake SVQ qualification.

Budgeting skills.

Ability to undertake household skills to a required standard.

Ability to record information accurately.

Self confident and self motivated.

Active listening and verbal communication skills for effective interaction with service users, family and all relevant staff team.

Ability to resolve problems and cope with day to day pressures .

Flexible and adaptable.

Ability to work independently and/or as part of an effective team.

Confident approach to challenging situations.

Ability to encourage and enable service users.

A positive and supportive attitude to service users.

Effective organisational skills including time management.

MFull driving licence, you will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Moray to meet the operational requirements of the service. Due to the rural nature of Moray this is normally undertaken by use of a car/van.

Calm, patient and non-judgemental attitude .

Appreciation, acceptance of and a commitment to the importance of confidentiality.

Willing to accept direction/delegation

Must be physically able to undertake a range of movements when carrying out personal care, domestic support and activities with SU.

Must be able to handle equipment/people in accordance with moving and handling regulations Flexibility to meet the needs and demands of the service.

 

Closing Date: 27 September 2024

Starting Salary £24,429.60 pro rata

£12.96 per hour

 

Various hours available both full time and part time

For further information contact Wendy Davidson