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Cotswold Supported Living

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Cotswold Supported Living
The Ranch
Ashford Road
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL50 2UZ

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Support Worker/ Care Assistant

24-hour supported living facility in Cheltenham & Gloucester

'Cotswold Supported Living is NOW recruiting for an exceptional and well skilled Support worker/ Care assistant. Your help and expertises are needed to help improve individuals lives. Come and join our brilliant team and help support individuals to achieve independence'

You could work: Full-time (30-40+)/Part-time (various)/Bank

What you'll need to succeed:

To be successful within this support worker position you must have working experience to able to support vulnerable adults towards independent living. You will need strong skills in de-escalation, housing support and be able to face challenging situations. This support service is also particularly looking for someone who can bring additional skills to organise daily personalised activities where engagement is easily achieved.

If you are the successful candidate, you will be joining an exciting team dedicated to offering high quality support to meet personalised goals and daily requests. Professionalism and taking the extra mile to help individuals is essential at Cotswold Supported Living. Support workers will be supporting people following a centred care approach.

Individuals are looking for support workers who are honest, kind and trustworthy.

Individual’s close ties would prefer someone with a good knowledge of social media, a wide variety of interests, can bake/cook, have a great sense of humour and a good communicator.

Role Duties:

• Administer medications
• Help prepare and encourage residents to make healthy meals
• Assist individuals to chosen local amenities such as: activities, hobbies, cafes, and shops
• Assist individuals with making and attending health appointments.
• Help encourage and arrange day trips
• Light housekeeping duties
• Daily note keeping

Key Role Requirements:

• Taking one’s own initiative to improve individual’s quality of life
• Excellent communication skills
• Offer a helping hand on one’s own initiative to empower people and their lives
• Excellent time keeping and organisational skills
• Willing to learn and improve on professional personal development
• Ensure high quality support is implemented in every aspect of duties and job role
• Understand and implement Cotswold Supported Living’s vison and objectives

Preferences:

• Up-to-date DBS checks that are readily available.
   o Role is subject to DBS checks.
• Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care or above.
• Training and a good understanding on any listed: Positive Behaviour Support (ABC), PBM training, Introduction to: (Learning Disabilities, Autism, Behaviours that challenge, Dementia, Complex needs, Mental Health), Manual Handling, Communication, Risk Assessments, Incident Reports, Health and Safety, Infection Control, First Aid, Food Hygiene, Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults, DOLS, Mental Capacity Act, Support Planning, Professional Boundaries, Equality & Diversity, Person Centred Approaches, Fire Safety,

• Working together to keep individuals safe and free from abuse and neglect.
• “We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to a standard or enhanced DBS Disclosure.”

What you'll get in return:

Not only will you be making a difference to vulnerable people's lives but you are an asset to the community. This role is rewarding and satisfying for you to see the real impact you can make to people's lives

• Plenty of hours
• Competitive Day rates and Attractive Night rates
• Additional pay on bank holidays
• Pension Scheme
• A free comprehensive training program (CPD)

If you are interested in this role, would like to apply, or for further information please email by clicking on Apply Now for an application form.

Hours Per Week: Full-time (30-40+)/Part-time (various)/Bank staff

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