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Day Support Staff - Glenbrooke House
Gainford Care Homes
Gainford Care Homes


JOB TITLE: Support Worker - Day



ROLE: Permanent


HOURS: 154 hours per month

SALARY: £9.50/hour


Support Workers are required to work in accordance with the aims and objectives of the Home in order to provide a quality service to residents who have learning disabilities and physical disabilities, and to ensure that the Home is a comfortable and safe environment for the residents to live in.


Duties and responsibilities include the following:

 ·      To participate in all relevant training and to update skills to ensure that service users have the best quality of care.

·      To complete a six week induction period on commencement of employment.

·      To work within the Home’s policies and procedures.

·      To report all accidents, incidents, and complaints to a senior member of staff.

·      To be flexible in the duty rota within the framework of contracted hours as the rota is devised to meet the needs of the resident.

·      To maintain all aspects of confidentiality in accordance with the Home’s policies and procedures.

·      To work with residents in accordance with their individual support plans and risk assessments, and participate in their review.

·      To communicate effectively within the staff team including keeping confidential written records regarding the care that the residents receive.

·      To support residents to develop their daily living skills including cleaning, cooking, and shopping appropriate to their individual needs.

·      To support residents with their personal hygiene and dental hygiene according to individual need.

·      To act as a key worker in line with the Home’s policies and procedures.

·      To promote the independence of residents and to ensure that they are able to participate in events and activities both in and outside of the Home.

·      To participate within the staff team, attend staff meetings, and to participate in meetings with other agencies in order to engage the residents in personal futures planning.

·      To provide the residents with opportunities for new experiences, individualism, and freedom of expression.

·      To support the residents to have social inclusion within the local community.

·      To maintain the resident’s dignity, confidentiality, and freedom of choice

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