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Senior Support Worker / Sarisbury Green / Learning Disabilities

National Health Service

Sarisbury Green, Southern
6 days ago
Sarisbury Green, Southern
£17.112k - £17.112k Per Year
6 days ago
£17.112k - £17.112k Per Year

Job Reference: J192-A-21-10485

Employer:
Turning Point
Location:
Sarisbury Green
Salary:
£10.18 per hour

Senior Support Worker I Fareham/ Sarisbury Green (SO31)

Contract type:full-time

Salary:£19,586 per annum / £10.18 per hour

Do you have a caring nature? Are you looking to make a difference to people's lives? Do you want to work in an environment where no two days are the same? Are you flexible with your working hours?Can you see yourself providing care to adults who need your support?

Are you currently a support worker looking to move up in to management?

If you have answered a big YES to these questions we would love to hear from you.

Job description

At Turning Point, we support people with Learning Disabilities across England.

As a Support Worker, you will make a real difference to residents' lives as you improve their daily living skills. Passionate about people, you will enjoy the scope and support to enhance your own life and career too, as you gain the experience and training you need to progress with us.

Shifts:

We provide 24-hour support to the individuals each and every day so you'll work on a rota basis.

We need you to be flexible to meet the needs of the people we support.

What will I be doing?

This is the chance to join an established team within a Learning Disability Service in Sarisbury Green. We support the individuals to live meaningful independent lives, empowering choice and control on how they want to live while adhering to dignity and respect.

The role of the Senior Support Worker, as part of the management team, will be the supervision and induction to the staff team ensuring good standards of support are delivered. You will in the absence of the Supported Living Manager and Team Leader lead the shift.

It's a hands-on job so you will also be supporting the individualswith daily skills, personal care and social inclusion along with their well-being,

Passionate about people, you will enjoy the scope and support to enhance your own life and career too, as you gain the experience and training you need to progress with us.

What skills and qualities do I need to have?

You will have to have Support Work experience, ideally within Learning Disability setting. You will require I.T. and Literacy skills. NVQ 2 & 3 would be desirable or willing to work towards.

You will also be:

  • Passionate, caring and enthusiastic
  • Flexible, patient and non-judgemental
  • A great team player with lots of energy
  • Able to demonstrate good communication skills
  • Able to complete the physical aspects of the role such as manual handling where needed

Benefits include:

  • Comprehensive Learning and Development opportunities - we are Investors in People Silver accredited
  • 28 days holiday, increasing with each year of service until 30 days. Plus the option to purchase additional holidays
  • Flexible benefit options including, bike to work schemes and season ticket loans
  • Competitive Pension and Life Assurance scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme and access to online Health and Wellbeing support
  • Flexible working patterns to support work/life balance
  • Access to a wide range of discounts including Cinema, Groceries and Gym.

Why Turning Point?

We take pride in the services that we provide. There is one vision that everyone at Turning Point shares, which is held together by our values. These include believing in potential, communicating in a confident way, embracing change and treating each other as individuals.

Running services on a not-for-profit basis, we invest every penny back into our services - and, our people. So, if you are enthusiastic, motivated and committed to support people with Learning Disabilities to live fulfilling lives - here at Turning Point, we don't just offer you a job: we offer you a career.


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Vulnerable Adult Support Worker

National Health Service

Southampton, Southern
2 days ago
Southampton, Southern
2 days ago

Vulnerable Adult Support Worker

University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust

The closing date is 03 March 2021

Job overview

A great opportunity has arisen to join our award winning Vulnerable Adult Support Team. We are looking for a highly motivated individual who will alongside our clinical team to support patients who attend the Emergency Department (ED) and Acute Medical Unit (AMU) in crisis, due to issues such as domestic and sexual abuse, substance use and homelessness.

You will join our dedicated Vulnerable Adult Support Team whose members are passionate about helping patients with complex issues such as domestic and sexual abuse, substance use and homelessness. The team is one of a kind, offering a unique opportunity to work alongside expert clinicians to provide person-centred interventions in the emergency care and acute medicine settings. The work of this team has been described as outstanding in two CQC inspections of the Trust (in 2015 and 2019) and the team also won the Emergency and Critical Care category in the 2018 Nursing Times Awards.

Main duties of the job

You can read an overview of the main duties of the role in the section below: Job Description and Main Responsibilities.

To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents attached.

About us

As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. UHS is rated Good by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.

We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme.

Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and direct trains to London. The New Forest National Park and beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than London and 14 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • You will receive referrals from ED and AMU staff and will have the opportunity to spend time talking with each patient, so you can understand the issues they are experiencing from their perspective.

  • Your intervention will include identification of relevant psychosocial problems, risk assessment, information giving, signposting and referral to specialist and community services.

  • You will make safeguarding referrals for adults and their children.

  • You will liaise with clinicians, safeguarding teams and multi-agency partners from specialist and community services to help formulate safe management plans.

  • You will act as the patients advocate, helping them to achieve the outcomes they desire and, in doing so, will help promote their health, safety and wellbeing.

  • You will be there to support patients in times of crisis and, in doing so, will gain immense satisfaction from being able to help them access the services they need. For many, this will create positive changes in their lives.

  • You will also help the clinical team to provide a safe and supportive environment for patients with learning disability and dementia.

  • You will provide supervision, mentoring and training to less experienced team members. You will contribute to service development, including audit, and will support the process of developing anticipatory care plans for some of our High Intensity Service Users.

You will have:

  • Experience of working with patients with psychosocial needs in a client-focused health or social care role.

  • Experience of supporting the identification & reporting of adult and child safeguarding referrals.

  • A good understanding of mental capacity, confidentiality and consent, when applied to working with vulnerable adults.

  • A professional appearance, as well as good organisational, interpersonal skills and communication skills.

  • The ability to manage your own time and work independently, but also be able to work collaboratively within teams.

As a minimum, education to GCSE (or equivalent) standard, with a pass in English and possess an NVQ3 or equivalent level of experience

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • As a minimum, to be educated to GCSE (or equivalent) standard, with a pass in English
  • NVQ3 or equivalent level of experience

Desirable

  • Completed Trust mandatory training requirements as appropriate to current post.

Experience

Essential

  • Experience as a health care assistant / support worker in a client-focused health or social care role.
  • Experience of identifying and supporting the reporting of adult and child safeguarding concerns

Desirable

  • Experience of working within the emergency care environment and/or with vulnerable adult clients
  • Experience of working with the Symphony computer system.

Aptitudes and skills

Essential

  • Demonstrates clarity and breadth in use of verbal and written communications in relation to our patient group
  • Able to organise own workload
  • Able to maintain records, using appropriate computer and manual files
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good organisational and interpersonal skills

Desirable

  • Computer skills, including use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Experience of presenting information to small groups

Special requirements

Essential

  • Aware of responsibilities with regard to maintenance of patient confidentiality and data protection
  • Aware of limitations of own scope of practice and able to identify when to refer issues to qualified staff.
  • Able to process highly personal information in a sensitive and respectful manner
  • Reliable
  • Flexible approach to work

Desirable

  • Ability to interact with a range of professionals

Values and behaviours

Essential

  • Patients First
  • Always Improving
  • Working Together

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust

Address

Southampton General Hospital

Tremona Road

Southampton

SO14 2AA


Employer's website

https://www.uhs.nhs.uk/home.aspx

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Support Worker

Randstad Care

Southampton, Southern
5 days ago
Southampton, Southern
£9.5 - £9.63 Per Hour
5 days ago
£9.5 - £9.63 Per Hour

Do you have experience of supporting children or young people?

We are looking for a passionate Support Worker with experience supporting children with complex needs.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • Fully funded qualifications for internal staff
  • Career progression
  • Permanent position

Responsibilities:

  • Participating in the day to day operation of the residential home in accordance with the care plans and behavioural management plans.
  • Supporting the children and young people with any personal care needs
  • Helping children with complex needs, mental health and learning disabilities

What is Required:

  • Experience working with complex needs or learning disabilities
  • MUST drive due to rural locations
  • Able to work long days - 12 hour shifts

If you feel this is the right role for you please call 020 3870 6355 and ask for Grace or email:

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.

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Support Worker

Randstad Care

Southampton, Southern
6 days ago
Southampton, Southern
£9.5 - £9.63 Per Hour
6 days ago
£9.5 - £9.63 Per Hour

Do you have experience of supporting children or young people?

We are looking for a passionate and bubbly Support Worker with experience supporting children with complex needs.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • Fully funded qualifications for internal staff
  • Career progression
  • Permanent position

Responsibilities:

  • Participating in the day to day operation of the residential home in accordance with the care plans and behavioural management plans.
  • Supporting the children and young people with any personal care needs
  • Helping children with complex needs, mental health and learning disabilities

What is Required:

  • Experience working with complex needs or learning disabilities
  • MUST drive due to rural locations
  • Hold an NVQ Level 3 in care
  • Able to work long days - 12 hour shifts

If you feel this is the right role for you please call 020 3870 6355 and ask for Grace or email:

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.

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Support Worker

National Health Service

Totton, Southern
2 days ago
Totton, Southern
£16.405k - £18.127k Per Year
2 days ago
£16.405k - £18.127k Per Year

Job Reference: 348-SOU-211E

Employer:
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Crowlin House - TQ21
Location:
Totton
Salary:
£16,405-£18,127 pa, based on full time hours

Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities.


Make a difference today and become a support worker….

We are looking for forward thinking individuals with great communication skills, who are highly motivated to empower others to join our team at Crowlin House.

Crowlin House is an 18-bedded social care facility in Totton, Southampton, providing residential care for males and females over the age of 18 with mental health diagnosis. The service operates 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.

Crowlin House aims is to provide an individualised service to each resident so that they can maximise their independence and develop their living skills, but is not a permanent place of residence. Residents will use Crowlin House as a stepping stone as part of their recovery journey, as a place where they can be supported to maintain their mental and physical wellbeing within the community.

Service users are at the centre of everything we do. You will become part of a team that offers a safe environment to all residents that will encourage individuality and promote anti discriminatory practices with residents with regards to gender, sexuality, age, religion, disability and cultural diversity.

Crowlin House has a small and passionate team who enjoy making a difference to the residents they support. We are looking for dedicated individuals who can be flexible in responding to individual needs on a daily basis.

The service has the following core values, which are essential to the way in which we operate.

Respect: We will recognise individual rights, personal space and individuality

Individuality & We will support individuals to experience independence safely Independence: and to the best of their ability.

Choice: We will support individuals in making choices in their everyday living.

Occupation: We will support individuals in activities to ensure fulfilling life experiences.

Relationships: We acknowledge the importance of supporting existing relationships with family, peers and staff members. We will encourage individuals to maintain relationships.

You will be required to work across a 24 hour rota including night shifts (both awake and on duty sleep in’s) and weekends as part of your working hours.

In return we can offer competitive rates of pay, the benefits of working within Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, including NHS pension and a comprehensive induction programme with ongoing training and development opportunities.

For more detail, please contact Tania Bateson 02380 860898



We positively encourage applications from all sections of the community and we are committed to equal opportunities. We strongly encourage candidates to read all available information to support their application, please use the application form to demonstrate that you meet the requirements laid out in the job description and person specification.
Previous applicants need not apply within a six month period for the same role.

A DBS check is required by the Employer for this post. The Employer will undertake an initial check at the appropriate level on appointment. As a condition of employment you are required to register with the online DBS update service and maintain this registration throughout employment; costs associated with this will be reimbursed, subject to taxation in line with guidance from HMRC.

Any personal information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN AND ADULTS AT RISK

Southern Health Foundation Trust (SHFT) is committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect. As an employee, you are accountable to ensure that you know to how to respond when you are concerned for the safety of a child, young person or adult at risk, applying the principles of the Family Approach to ensure evidence based analysis, risk management and appropriate action and escalation. SHFT require staff to work effectively together using the Family Approach to achieve better outcomes for adults, children and families. The Trust will support you in this duty by providing ongoing training, support and advice and have a Corporate Safeguarding Team who can be contacted for guidance and the provision of safeguarding supervision.

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Support Worker

National Health Service

The Squirrels, Southern
7 days ago
The Squirrels, Southern
£15.969k - £16.81k Per Year
7 days ago
£15.969k - £16.81k Per Year

Job Reference: J103-A-21-24672

Employer:
Cygnet Health Care
Department:
The Squirrels
Location:
The Squirrels, Manor Road, Chilworth, SO16 7JE
Salary:
£9.50 per hour rising to £10.00 after probation

Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

The Squirrels is a 9 bed specialist residential service for adults with autism who may present with behaviours that challenge. We aim to provide a safe, comfortable and effective care environment for those in our care, promoting independence and community integration.

We are currently recruiting for day support workers to support our residents in the provision of care ensuring Individuals retain as much of their dignity and individuality as possible as well as being involved in the general activities of the home.

You will work an average of 42 hours per week covering 12 hour shifts on a rota basis 7.45am - 7.45pm.

In this role you’ll:

  • Offer enhanced care with a flexible learning approach for all our residents
  • Work in the residential area, providing guidance and encouragement to residents through physical and emotional support
  • Maintain a safe, clean and enjoyable environment for our residents to live in, which will involve undertaking some domestic duties and complying with policies and procedures
  • Assist residents with their medical and welfare needs and report as required
  • Safeguard residents
  • Learn about individuals’ specific needs and provide help in the most appropriate way
  • Follow and learn specific behavioural support techniques
  • Work alongside multi-disciplinary professionals such a psychology, psychiatry and occupational therapy

We're looking for people who have:

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to be a good team player
  • The sensitivity and energy required to provide a trusting, stimulating and varied lifestyle for the residents
  • A genuine desire to make a real difference in people’s lives
  • Flexibility to work 12 hour shifts on a rota basis

In return we’ll offer you:

  • Full training and Induction
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • DBS paid
  • Regular coaching and support
  • Opportunity to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme
  • Free meals on duty
  • Free parking at site
  • Blue light card- NHS discounts- A wide range of offers from categories such as holidays, rail travel, cars, days out, fashion, gifts, insurance, phones and many other items.

Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.


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Support Worker

National Health Service

23a Grange Road, Southern
5 days ago
23a Grange Road, Southern
£15.969k - £16.81k Per Year
5 days ago
£15.969k - £16.81k Per Year

Job Reference: J103-A-21-24674

Employer:
Cygnet Health Care
Department:
Devon Lodge
Location:
23a Grange Road, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 2FL
Salary:
£9.50 per hour rising to £10.00 after probation

Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

Devon Lodge is a 12 bed specialist residential service for adults with autism who may present with behaviours that challenge. We aim to provide a safe, comfortable and effective care environment for those in our care.

We are currently recruiting for support workers to assist our residents in the provision of care ensuring Individuals retain as much of their dignity and individuality as possible as well as being involved in the general activities of the home.

You will work an average of 42 hours per week covering 12 hour shifts on a rota basis.

In this role you’ll:

  • Work with Adults who have autism, anxiety, limited communication, skills and complex needs, Because of this they may display challenging behaviour at times of high anxiety.
  • Support clients with everyday duties i.e. cooking, cleaning, laundry, shopping etc
  • Support individuals to maintain good health and a healthy diet and promote and teach individuals new life skills.
  • Accompany individuals out & about in the community i.e. health visits, day service, college shopping, holidays, etc.
  • Support individuals with any activities (gym, bakery, arts & crafts, swimming, horse riding, bowling, football, cinema, cycling, walks, snooker, etc.)
  • Learn about individuals’ specific needs and provide help in the most appropriate way
  • Follow and learn specific behavioural support techniques

We're looking for people who have:

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to be a good team player
  • The sensitivity and energy required to provide a trusting, stimulating and varied lifestyle for the residents
  • A genuine desire to make a real difference in people’s lives
  • Flexibility to work 12 hour shifts on a rota basis

In return we’ll offer you:

  • Full training and Induction
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • DBS paid
  • Regular coaching and support
  • Opportunity to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme
  • Free meals on duty
  • Free parking at site
  • Blue light card- NHS discounts- A wide range of offers from categories such as holidays, rail travel, cars, days out, fashion, gifts, insurance, phones and many other items.

Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.


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Support Worker

National Health Service

Oakhurst Lodge, Southern
6 days ago
Oakhurst Lodge, Southern
£15.969k - £15.969k Per Year
6 days ago
£15.969k - £15.969k Per Year

Job Reference: J103-A-21-24675

Employer:
Cygnet Health Care
Department:
Oakhurst Lodge
Location:
Oakhurst Lodge, 137 Lyndhurst Road, Ashurst, Southmpton, SO40 7AW
Salary:
£9.50 per hour rising to £10.0080 after probation

Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

Oakhurst Lodge is an 8 bed specialist residential service for adults with autism and who may present with behaviours that challenge. We aim to provide a safe, comfortable and effective care environment for those in our care, promoting independence and community integratio

We are currently recruiting for support workers to support our residents in the provision of care ensuring Individuals retain as much of their dignity and individuality as possible as well as being involved in the general activities of the home.

In this role you’ll:

  • Offer enhanced care with a flexible learning approach for all our residents
  • Work in the residential area, providing guidance and encouragement to residents through physical and emotional support
  • Maintain a safe, clean and enjoyable environment for our residents to live in, which will involve undertaking some domestic duties and complying with policies and procedures
  • Assist residents with their medical and welfare needs and report as required
  • Safeguard residents
  • Learn about individuals’ specific needs and provide help in the most appropriate way
  • Follow and learn specific behavioural support techniques
  • Work alongside multi-disciplinary professionals such a psychology, psychiatry and occupational therapy

We're looking for people who have:

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to be a good team player
  • The sensitivity and energy required to provide a trusting, stimulating and varied lifestyle for the residents
  • A genuine desire to make a real difference in people’s lives
  • Flexibility to work 12 hour shifts on a rota basis

In return we’ll offer you:

  • Full training and Induction
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • DBS paid
  • Regular coaching and support
  • Opportunity to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme
  • Free meals on duty
  • Free parking at site
  • Blue light card- NHS discounts- A wide range of offers from categories such as holidays, rail travel, cars, days out, fashion, gifts, insurance, phones and many other items.

Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.


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Vulnerable Adult Support Worker

National Health Service

Southampton, Southern
2 days ago
Southampton, Southern
2 days ago

Vulnerable Adult Support Worker

University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust

The closing date is 03 March 2021

Job overview

A great opportunity has arisen to join our award winning Vulnerable Adult Support Team. We are looking for a highly motivated individual who will alongside our clinical team to support patients who attend the Emergency Department (ED) and Acute Medical Unit (AMU) in crisis, due to issues such as domestic and sexual abuse, substance use and homelessness.

You will join our dedicated Vulnerable Adult Support Team whose members are passionate about helping patients with complex issues such as domestic and sexual abuse, substance use and homelessness. The team is one of a kind, offering a unique opportunity to work alongside expert clinicians to provide person-centred interventions in the emergency care and acute medicine settings. The work of this team has been described as outstanding in two CQC inspections of the Trust (in 2015 and 2019) and the team also won the Emergency and Critical Care category in the 2018 Nursing Times Awards.

Main duties of the job

You can read an overview of the main duties of the role in the section below: Job Description and Main Responsibilities.

To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents attached.

About us

As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. UHS is rated Good by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.

We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme.

Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and direct trains to London. The New Forest National Park and beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than London and 14 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • You will receive referrals from ED and AMU staff and will have the opportunity to spend time talking with each patient, so you can understand the issues they are experiencing from their perspective.

  • Your intervention will include identification of relevant psychosocial problems, risk assessment, information giving, signposting and referral to specialist and community services.

  • You will make safeguarding referrals for adults and their children.

  • You will liaise with clinicians, safeguarding teams and multi-agency partners from specialist and community services to help formulate safe management plans.

  • You will act as the patients advocate, helping them to achieve the outcomes they desire and, in doing so, will help promote their health, safety and wellbeing.

  • You will be there to support patients in times of crisis and, in doing so, will gain immense satisfaction from being able to help them access the services they need. For many, this will create positive changes in their lives.

  • You will also help the clinical team to provide a safe and supportive environment for patients with learning disability and dementia.

  • You will provide supervision, mentoring and training to less experienced team members. You will contribute to service development, including audit, and will support the process of developing anticipatory care plans for some of our High Intensity Service Users.

You will have:

  • Experience of working with patients with psychosocial needs in a client-focused health or social care role.

  • Experience of supporting the identification & reporting of adult and child safeguarding referrals.

  • A good understanding of mental capacity, confidentiality and consent, when applied to working with vulnerable adults.

  • A professional appearance, as well as good organisational, interpersonal skills and communication skills.

  • The ability to manage your own time and work independently, but also be able to work collaboratively within teams.

As a minimum, education to GCSE (or equivalent) standard, with a pass in English and possess an NVQ3 or equivalent level of experience

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • As a minimum, to be educated to GCSE (or equivalent) standard, with a pass in English
  • NVQ3 or equivalent level of experience

Desirable

  • Completed Trust mandatory training requirements as appropriate to current post.

Experience

Essential

  • Experience as a health care assistant / support worker in a client-focused health or social care role.
  • Experience of identifying and supporting the reporting of adult and child safeguarding concerns

Desirable

  • Experience of working within the emergency care environment and/or with vulnerable adult clients
  • Experience of working with the Symphony computer system.

Aptitudes and skills

Essential

  • Demonstrates clarity and breadth in use of verbal and written communications in relation to our patient group
  • Able to organise own workload
  • Able to maintain records, using appropriate computer and manual files
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good organisational and interpersonal skills

Desirable

  • Computer skills, including use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Experience of presenting information to small groups

Special requirements

Essential

  • Aware of responsibilities with regard to maintenance of patient confidentiality and data protection
  • Aware of limitations of own scope of practice and able to identify when to refer issues to qualified staff.
  • Able to process highly personal information in a sensitive and respectful manner
  • Reliable
  • Flexible approach to work

Desirable

  • Ability to interact with a range of professionals

Values and behaviours

Essential

  • Patients First
  • Always Improving
  • Working Together

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust

Address

Southampton General Hospital

Tremona Road

Southampton

SO14 2AA


Employer's website

https://www.uhs.nhs.uk/home.aspx

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Support Worker

National Health Service

Totton, Southern
2 days ago
Totton, Southern
£16.405k - £18.127k Per Year
2 days ago
£16.405k - £18.127k Per Year

Job Reference: 348-SOU-211E

Employer:
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Crowlin House - TQ21
Location:
Totton
Salary:
£16,405-£18,127 pa, based on full time hours

Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities.


Make a difference today and become a support worker….

We are looking for forward thinking individuals with great communication skills, who are highly motivated to empower others to join our team at Crowlin House.

Crowlin House is an 18-bedded social care facility in Totton, Southampton, providing residential care for males and females over the age of 18 with mental health diagnosis. The service operates 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.

Crowlin House aims is to provide an individualised service to each resident so that they can maximise their independence and develop their living skills, but is not a permanent place of residence. Residents will use Crowlin House as a stepping stone as part of their recovery journey, as a place where they can be supported to maintain their mental and physical wellbeing within the community.

Service users are at the centre of everything we do. You will become part of a team that offers a safe environment to all residents that will encourage individuality and promote anti discriminatory practices with residents with regards to gender, sexuality, age, religion, disability and cultural diversity.

Crowlin House has a small and passionate team who enjoy making a difference to the residents they support. We are looking for dedicated individuals who can be flexible in responding to individual needs on a daily basis.

The service has the following core values, which are essential to the way in which we operate.

Respect: We will recognise individual rights, personal space and individuality

Individuality & We will support individuals to experience independence safely Independence: and to the best of their ability.

Choice: We will support individuals in making choices in their everyday living.

Occupation: We will support individuals in activities to ensure fulfilling life experiences.

Relationships: We acknowledge the importance of supporting existing relationships with family, peers and staff members. We will encourage individuals to maintain relationships.

You will be required to work across a 24 hour rota including night shifts (both awake and on duty sleep in’s) and weekends as part of your working hours.

In return we can offer competitive rates of pay, the benefits of working within Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, including NHS pension and a comprehensive induction programme with ongoing training and development opportunities.

For more detail, please contact Tania Bateson 02380 860898



We positively encourage applications from all sections of the community and we are committed to equal opportunities. We strongly encourage candidates to read all available information to support their application, please use the application form to demonstrate that you meet the requirements laid out in the job description and person specification.
Previous applicants need not apply within a six month period for the same role.

A DBS check is required by the Employer for this post. The Employer will undertake an initial check at the appropriate level on appointment. As a condition of employment you are required to register with the online DBS update service and maintain this registration throughout employment; costs associated with this will be reimbursed, subject to taxation in line with guidance from HMRC.

Any personal information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN AND ADULTS AT RISK

Southern Health Foundation Trust (SHFT) is committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect. As an employee, you are accountable to ensure that you know to how to respond when you are concerned for the safety of a child, young person or adult at risk, applying the principles of the Family Approach to ensure evidence based analysis, risk management and appropriate action and escalation. SHFT require staff to work effectively together using the Family Approach to achieve better outcomes for adults, children and families. The Trust will support you in this duty by providing ongoing training, support and advice and have a Corporate Safeguarding Team who can be contacted for guidance and the provision of safeguarding supervision.

Salary

£17.112k - £17.112k Per Year

Job Type

Full Time

Posted

6 days ago

Description

Job Reference: J192-A-21-10485

Employer:
Turning Point
Location:
Sarisbury Green
Salary:
£10.18 per hour

Senior Support Worker I Fareham/ Sarisbury Green (SO31)

Contract type:full-time

Salary:£19,586 per annum / £10.18 per hour

Do you have a caring nature? Are you looking to make a difference to people's lives? Do you want to work in an environment where no two days are the same? Are you flexible with your working hours?Can you see yourself providing care to adults who need your support?

Are you currently a support worker looking to move up in to management?

If you have answered a big YES to these questions we would love to hear from you.

Job description

At Turning Point, we support people with Learning Disabilities across England.

As a Support Worker, you will make a real difference to residents' lives as you improve their daily living skills. Passionate about people, you will enjoy the scope and support to enhance your own life and career too, as you gain the experience and training you need to progress with us.

Shifts:

We provide 24-hour support to the individuals each and every day so you'll work on a rota basis.

We need you to be flexible to meet the needs of the people we support.

What will I be doing?

This is the chance to join an established team within a Learning Disability Service in Sarisbury Green. We support the individuals to live meaningful independent lives, empowering choice and control on how they want to live while adhering to dignity and respect.

The role of the Senior Support Worker, as part of the management team, will be the supervision and induction to the staff team ensuring good standards of support are delivered. You will in the absence of the Supported Living Manager and Team Leader lead the shift.

It's a hands-on job so you will also be supporting the individualswith daily skills, personal care and social inclusion along with their well-being,

Passionate about people, you will enjoy the scope and support to enhance your own life and career too, as you gain the experience and training you need to progress with us.

What skills and qualities do I need to have?

You will have to have Support Work experience, ideally within Learning Disability setting. You will require I.T. and Literacy skills. NVQ 2 & 3 would be desirable or willing to work towards.

You will also be:

  • Passionate, caring and enthusiastic
  • Flexible, patient and non-judgemental
  • A great team player with lots of energy
  • Able to demonstrate good communication skills
  • Able to complete the physical aspects of the role such as manual handling where needed

Benefits include:

  • Comprehensive Learning and Development opportunities - we are Investors in People Silver accredited
  • 28 days holiday, increasing with each year of service until 30 days. Plus the option to purchase additional holidays
  • Flexible benefit options including, bike to work schemes and season ticket loans
  • Competitive Pension and Life Assurance scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme and access to online Health and Wellbeing support
  • Flexible working patterns to support work/life balance
  • Access to a wide range of discounts including Cinema, Groceries and Gym.

Why Turning Point?

We take pride in the services that we provide. There is one vision that everyone at Turning Point shares, which is held together by our values. These include believing in potential, communicating in a confident way, embracing change and treating each other as individuals.

Running services on a not-for-profit basis, we invest every penny back into our services - and, our people. So, if you are enthusiastic, motivated and committed to support people with Learning Disabilities to live fulfilling lives - here at Turning Point, we don't just offer you a job: we offer you a career.