Social Care Practitioner

14625.00 - 17316.00 GBP Annual + GBP14625 - GBP17316/annum
02 Aug 2017
30 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Job Title: Social Care Practitioner

Location: Bromyard, Herefordshire

Salary: GBP14625 - GBP 17316 + Sleep ins

A position has opened up in an extremely well established care provider of social care for younger adults with complex needs. Your main responsibilities will be to maximise the potential capabilities of all residents - physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially, within a small community setting.

Key Tasks:

* To successfully complete the Care Certificate.
* To support the personalised development of each Resident.
* To respect the dignity and individuality of each Resident and provide the Resident with choices where appropriate.
* To ensure a high standard of personal care for each Resident, including matters of physical well being and personal hygiene.
* To be aware of the emotional needs and aspirations of each Resident and provide opportunities for appropriate emotional expression.
* To accept Key Worker responsibility for individual residents (see over).
* To work on an agreed shift system inclusive of some evenings, weekends and sleep-in duties.
* To action and construct Resident's Individual Programme Plans, keeping notes and records as required.
* To attend staff meetings and seminars and individual support and supervision meetings with Managers.
* To initiate day time activities including training and therapy in conjunction with the daily programme agreed with the Activity and Training Co-ordinators.
* To support other members of the site in their therapeutic/developmental work.
* To undertake any training identified as necessary in order to carry out the role effectively.
* To ensure the safety of Residents at all times.

In ideal candidate for this role will not necessarily need experience in Social Care but must have confidence in themselves and must have the ambition to learn new skills.

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