Qualified Social Worker - Mash

Location Knowsley, England
Salary £28 - £31 per hour
Discipline
To provide safe care and support of adults ‘at risk’ ensuring all their basic needs identified in their support plan and risk assessments are fully met.

 

To provide person-centred quality care that is tailored to the needs and aspirations of each individual. This personalised approach must ensure that individual outcomes are met and everyone is treated with dignity, respect and compassion.

 

Duties and responsibilities

 

This is not a comprehensive list of all the tasks, which may be required of the post holder. It is illustrative of the general nature and level of responsibility of the work to be undertaken:-

 

Social Care Worker
  1. To support the delivery of agreed plans of care ensuring that service users are supported safely and individual needs and service targets are met. The quality and standard of care must meet CQC fundamental standards.

  1. To support clients with their personal care as determined within their individual care plan.  Personal care can include supporting service users undertake activities such as dressing, washing, bathing or shaving, toileting, getting in or out of bed, eating, drinking, taking medication and communicating.
 
  1. Postholders are required to be involved in monitoring the progress of service users, being mindful of triggers for challenging behaviour, seizures and acting appropriately in line with agreed guidelines and to highlight any changes in an individual’s behaviour to the manager so that the support plans can be updated. 

  1. To provide support for individuals who may regularly place emotional demands on the jobholder; and raising significant issues to the manager.
 
  1. The activities and support undertaken by care workers should have a direct impact on the positive well-being of individuals.  Therefore, postholders will work with senior officers to ensure that activities motivate and interest service users and provide a positive experience.  As such they will contribute to the planning of daily activities and risk assessments.