Devon Support Worker - Domiciliary care

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Plymouth
Salary
12.00 - 14.00 GBP Hourly + Umbrella pay
Posted
14 May 2022
Closes
20 May 2022
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Bleep360 care are a care service provider, and we are currently seeking experienced support workers for Domiciliary Care to cover placements in and around the Devon area. Our clients range from 13-65 years old and can have very challenging behaviours and be highly vulnerable. Some of the additional needs of the clients we work with have, are mental health problems (suicidal, self-harm), learning disabilities, autism, Down syndrome and non-verbal. Due to this you would need the relevant experience and suitable training.

Bleep360 Care prides itself on providing "Only the best" service to all who require active support in order to live a happy and safe life. Therefore, our carers are of the highest quality and deliver the highest calibre of care.

Does this sound like this could be you?

Duties and Responsibilities

* Following and understanding the care plan of the adult/child and making changes where necessary.

* Positively managing challenging behaviour- close observations of their mental state to manage the risk to themselves and others. Update care plans to reflect this.

* Working as part of a team and supporting each other as necessary.

* Supporting service user to build and maintain a sense of routine and assist with their daily activities of living.

* Building a therapeutic relationship-building a rapport and sense of trust in order to help the service user manage their anxieties.

* Manage and impose appropriate boundaries for the safety of the service user and others.

* Committed to making a positive impact and looking after the wellbeing of the service user.

* Help the service user by prompting their independent living skills and personal care/hygiene

* Help with day-to-day activities. Preparing meals, supporting service user with medication, shopping and personal care

Essential Requirements

* Restraint training such as MAPA/PMVA.

* Positive behavioural support trained/experienced (PBS).

* Minimum 6 months experience working with young adults/teenagers in a care setting.

* 2 x satisfactory references.

* Experience with mental health, challenging behaviours, and de-escalation techniques.

* Must be comfortable with administrating medication.

* A clear DBS on the update service or willing to complete one.

Desirable

* NVQ/QFC level 3 in health and social care.

* A caring and sensitive nature, to encourage and motivate the service user to participate in hobbies and activities they enjoy.

What can we offer you?

* 24 hr on call service and support.

* Flexible working- work when and where you want.

* Career development opportunities- Develop your skills in various areas day to day while getting paid.

* A choice of placement all over the UK.

* Opportunities to increase earnings by working extra hours/sleep-ins.

Come and join us at Bleep360 Care we can't wait to work with you