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Waking night support worker & Support worker

Posted: 26th April 2019
  • Location: Thornbury, Gloucestershire
  • Salary: GBP17675 - GBP20200 per annum
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Waking night support worker

To provide care and continuous supervision for pupils with learning disability throughout the night.
To carry out some household duties as required.
To provide a warm and supportive caring environment for the pupils in any given house. The house is effectively their home, therefore it is especially important to engender an atmosphere conducive to their spiritual, emotional and physical development.

Support worker

Assist the Care Coordinators & Team Leader in their role.

As Support Worker you will be responsible for the following areas within your house:

*Liaise with Care Coordinator and Team Leaders daily and when necessary
*Inform senior care staff of significant events such as illnesses, accidents, incidents, concerns etc. as soon as practicable
*Inform senior care staff of any changes in behaviour or health, which may affect the general well-being of the pupils.
*Accompany pupils to medical appointments as required
*Order and purchase food and other household supplies according to budgets with agreement of senior care staff
*Organise leisure and free time activities for pupils
*Write record all necessary information
*Communicate effectively with colleagues
*Pass on relevant information to night staff regarding pupils
*Manage pupils personal allowance
*Keep house clean and hygienic
*Take part in supervision and mentoring sessions as well as appraisals
*Report maintenance needs
*Taking part in the weekly house meeting
*Ensure incidents and accidents are recorded and signed by Care Coordinator / Team Leader
*Ensure all pupils records such as weight charts etc are filled in on a regular basis
*Organise laundry for the house
*Meet with senior and all house care staff once a week or when required
*Be prepared to support in school as required.
*Be prepared to work in another house as needed and required by the Sheiling School
*Participate in Festivals and Community activities
*Take part in the regular reviews of the pupils in your house to update Placement Plans, Risk Assessments, Positive Behaviour Management Plans and any other relevant documents
*Participate in training, meetings and personal development

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