Support Workers

Salary: £8.50 to £9.00 /hour

Location: International House – Colchester ( new development)

Adjuvo Care & Support Essex, but you may be relocated within the area at the discretion of the company with 4 weeks’ notice.

Main Duties (not in any order of priority):

Management of the organisation:

1. Develop effective working relationships with the other employees within The Service.

2. Support an open, positive and inclusive working culture.

3. Participate in the development of The Service’s policies.

4. Participate in evaluation of The Service against agreed organisational goals and business and quality objectives.

5. Work to establish effective employer-employee relationships.

6. Minimise legal risks.

7. Participate in the maintenance of The Service’s management information systems.

8. Assist in the formulation and implementation of support policies and procedures.

9. Assist in the implementation and maintenance of the standards required by legislation related to the registration of The Service.

10. Act within The Service’s budget based on The Service’s objectives and within the projected revenue.

11. Work in a cost-effective manner.

12. Be involved in the implementation and maintenance of The Service’s quality assurance programme.

13. Assist in the design and administration of an evaluation of the support standards and support service provision.

14. Systematically solve day-to-day problematic issues which arise.

Management of support Services:

1. Assist in the development of the philosophy, goals and objectives for the support practice.

2. Assist in the assessment of the effectiveness of support implementation and delivery

3. Implement action to meet and maintain support standards.

Main Duties (not in any order of priority):

4. Work in cooperation with members of multi-disciplinary health teams in order to maximise opportunities for Service User therapeutic support.

5. Ensure Service User rights are protected.

6. Encourage a model of self-care and Service User rehabilitation.

7. Record relevant activities in Care Plans.

8. Evaluate standards of support competence.

9. Work in a person-centred manner.

10. To understand the Mental Capacity Act 2005 in order to provide support or care in a way that recognises the capacity of the Service User.

Professional Long Term support Leadership:

1. Encourage innovative methods for the delivery of support.

2. Encourage health promotion within support strategies.

3. Seek opportunities for personal and professional growth.

4. Promote a positive image for residency and employment within The Service.

Management of Human Resources:

1. Cooperate with the implementation, evaluation, orientation and induction of all new employees.

2. Support the implementation of The Service’s policies and procedures.

3. Support the effective resolution of team conflicts.

4. Support a work atmosphere which promotes a high quality of work life.

5. Support and maintain a culture of performance and excellence.

Working hours:

We will have varied shifts available including waking and sleeping nights

Qualifications required:

We will provide full induction training, QCF 2 or working towards would be beneficial.

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