Apprentice Support Worker - Temple Court - Community Integrated Care - Temple Court - Portsmouth

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Vacancy Overview:

We’re looking for Apprentice Support Workers to join our team in Wickham, on their exciting journey to provide the kindest possible support to our service users at Community Integrated Care.

Working Week:

37.5 hours per week- Shift Work

Weekly Wage:

£264.38

Detailed Job Description:

Job Purpose

• Provide personal, practical and domestic services as agreed within the Individuals Core Support Plan in line with person centred approaches.
• Ensure that service users achieve their optimum level of independence, by assisting them to achieve their personal outcomes.
• Promote social inclusion for service users and develop and maintain community links by use of community facilities and involvement of outside agencies.
• Build and sustain professional relationships with all key stakeholders involved within service users services including, local authority care managers, clinicians, GPS, Pharmacists, warden control centres.
• Communicate with relatives and informal carers, encourage relatives to become involved in the service users individual care and support packages and participate in meetings where appropriate.
• Act as a role model and maintain standards of conduct and behaviour to uphold the reputation of the Company always.
• Follow and comply with the requirements in the care and support plan considering the service users preferences, choices and aspirations.
• Follow all documented risk assessments and comply with identified safe working practices.
• Adhere and respond to your individual roster, complying with any electronic monitoring processes where relevant.
• Attend and participate within all organizational supervision processes in line with the policies and procedures.
• Work on a flexible rota that takes into account the needs of the service user, this will include Bank Holidays and weekends.

Skills Required:

• Provide personal, practical and domestic services as agreed within the Individuals Core Support Plan in line with person centred approaches.
• Ensure that service users achieve their optimum level of independence, by assisting them to achieve their personal outcomes.
• Promote social inclusion for service users and develop and maintain community links by use of community facilities and involvement of outside agencies.
• Build and sustain professional relationships with all key stakeholders involved within service users services including, local authority care managers, clinicians, GPS, Pharmacists, warden control centres.
• Communicate with relatives and informal carers, encourage relatives to become involved in the service users individual care and support packages and participate in meetings where appropriate.
• Act as a role model and maintain standards of conduct and behaviour to uphold the reputation of the Company always.
• Follow and comply with the requirements in the care and support plan considering the service users preferences, choices and aspirations.
• Follow all documented risk assessments and comply with identified safe working practices.
• Adhere and respond to your individual roster, complying with any electronic monitoring processes where relevant.
• Attend and participate within all organizational supervision processes in line with the policies and procedures.
• Work on a flexible rota that takes into account the needs of the service user, this will include Bank Holidays and weekends.

Personal Qualities:

• Be able to support people practically in their day to day lives by supporting them to access their community
• Be able to meet physical demands and personal care needs of the role.
• Have an understanding of the issues people with a disability may face.
• Enjoy listening to and talking to people and providing emotional support.
• Have an understanding of the importance of promoting independence.
• Be aware of the importance of safeguarding vulnerable adults.
• Be able to work as part of a team, as well as using your own initiative, including the ability to lone work.
• Have an understanding of the implications of Health and Safety practice within the workplace.

Other Information:

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour from April 1st 2017. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early. You may not be working in just one site, and that site may be different to the postcode on this advert.

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