PEO/1696 Residential Support Worker x 3
£20,493 to £23,080

Colwill Lodge Permanent 2 x 25 hours and 1 x 22.5 hours per week Grade D (£20,852 to £23,484) pro rata

Residential Support Worker Role Profile

 

Colwill Lodge Short Breaks Service 2 x 25 hour permanent positions and 1 x 22.5 hour permanent position. £20,493 to £23,080, part time equivalent.

 

Are you passionate and motivated individual who has the ability to support adults with a learning disability in a person centred way that focuses on the rights and choices of individuals by empowering them to develop daily independence skills, the enhancement of social inclusion whilst focusing on achieving best outcomes for individuals?

 

Colwill Lodge Short Breaks Service provides quality planned overnight short breaks stays and emergency crisis support/ temporary accommodation for adults with learning disabilities and their families living in Plymouth and its surrounding areas.

 

The essential requirements for this post include; experience and understanding of people with a learning disability, who may have a range of complex health and social care support needs.

 

The successful candidate must have knowledge and understanding of the need for dignity, respect, compassion and sensitivity when supporting our customers. The job involves working from instruction and will also involve minor decisions making and working from your own initiative.

 

In addition the successful candidates will be responsible in supporting customers to undertake social activities and access community facilities of their choice and support the promotion and development of daily independent living skills and support positive risk taking.

 

There is also a requirement to support the personal care needs of customers and ensure they are met in accordance with care plans, specialist assessments, personal requirements and preferences and assist with the administration of medicines.

 

The post also includes undertaking some administrative tasks, including developing and updating internal care plans, accurately recording daily observations; daily profiles and contributing to the completion of risk assessments and developing and sustaining professional relationships with carers and relevant health and social care professionals.

 

The successful candidate should also have a good understanding of adults safeguarding. This includes who is at risk, different forms of abuse and when to report concerns.

 

Effective communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team are essential. The success candidates must have the ability to work as part of a team and actively contribute to a positive work culture.

 

The post involves the ability to work a flexible rota; including shift working evenings, split shifts, weekends and bank holidays to meet the needs of our customers.

 

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to access work related training and be committed to continuous professional development.

 

Plymouth City Council is an equal opportunities employer and offers a competitive salary, as well as a generous holiday entitlement.

 

Posts are subject to a 6 month probationary period.

 

This post is subject to a satisfactory an Enhanced DBS Check- DBS Adults Bared List (DBS) check.

 

If you would like any informal chat or have any questions regarding the vacant posts please contact Natasha Thompson or Catherine Kelland Duty Manager's at Colwill Lodge on Tel no: 01752 768646

 

Closing Date: Wednesday 18 May

 

Vacancy Description
Colwill Lodge Permanent 2 x 25 hours and 1 x 22.5 hours per week Grade D (£20,852 to £23,484) pro rata
 

Residential Support Worker Role Profile

 

Colwill Lodge Short Breaks Service 2 x 25 hour permanent positions and 1 x 22.5 hour permanent position. £20,493 to £23,080, part time equivalent.

 

Are you passionate and motivated individual who has the ability to support adults with a learning disability in a person centred way that focuses on the rights and choices of individuals by empowering them to develop daily independence skills, the enhancement of social inclusion whilst focusing on achieving best outcomes for individuals?

 

Colwill Lodge Short Breaks Service provides quality planned overnight short breaks stays and emergency crisis support/ temporary accommodation for adults with learning disabilities and their families living in Plymouth and its surrounding areas.

 

The essential requirements for this post include; experience and understanding of people with a learning disability, who may have a range of complex health and social care support needs.

 

The successful candidate must have knowledge and understanding of the need for dignity, respect, compassion and sensitivity when supporting our customers. The job involves working from instruction and will also involve minor decisions making and working from your own initiative.

 

In addition the successful candidates will be responsible in supporting customers to undertake social activities and access community facilities of their choice and support the promotion and development of daily independent living skills and support positive risk taking.

 

There is also a requirement to support the personal care needs of customers and ensure they are met in accordance with care plans, specialist assessments, personal requirements and preferences and assist with the administration of medicines.

 

The post also includes undertaking some administrative tasks, including developing and updating internal care plans, accurately recording daily observations; daily profiles and contributing to the completion of risk assessments and developing and sustaining professional relationships with carers and relevant health and social care professionals.

 

The successful candidate should also have a good understanding of adults safeguarding. This includes who is at risk, different forms of abuse and when to report concerns.

 

Effective communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team are essential. The success candidates must have the ability to work as part of a team and actively contribute to a positive work culture.

 

The post involves the ability to work a flexible rota; including shift working evenings, split shifts, weekends and bank holidays to meet the needs of our customers.

 

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to access work related training and be committed to continuous professional development.

 

Plymouth City Council is an equal opportunities employer and offers a competitive salary, as well as a generous holiday entitlement.

 

Posts are subject to a 6 month probationary period.

 

This post is subject to a satisfactory an Enhanced DBS Check- DBS Adults Bared List (DBS) check.

 

If you would like any informal chat or have any questions regarding the vacant posts please contact Natasha Thompson or Catherine Kelland Duty Manager's at Colwill Lodge on Tel no: 01752 768646

 

Closing Date: Wednesday 18 May