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Social Care

Care Assistant

£8.2 - £8.72 per hour

Job Title: Enabling Support Worker

Location: York

Salary: £8.20 – £8.72 per hour

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

The Company is a highly respected care provider for people with complex needs and learning disabilities. They’re offering you the opportunity to work as part of a team of professional people who are passionate about making a real difference to the lives of vulnerable people.

Job Role:

Open to both experienced, as well as those not yet experienced, health and social care assistants who demonstrate their potential to develop into specialised community based enabling support workers in the field of vulnerable people with severe complex needs.

Job Purpose:

  • Deliver ‘person-led’ care and support service to a wide range of vulnerable people and with complex needs using their ways of working consistently implementing the agreed enablement care and support plans to each individual even when no one is looking
  • Create positive relationship and opportunities, guaranteeing each person receives personalised enabling support, working in partnership with others
  • Ensure the assessed needs of the people supported are met by developing their relationships, daily living skills and greater independence

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Work from planned rotas, including sleeping-in support shifts as required
  • Provide, as a member of a team, 24-hour personal care and holistic enabling support
  • Develop the daily living skills of the people they serve to gain greater personal independence
  • Follow all support, policy, process and regulatory guidelines at all times
  • Communicate effectively using the tools and reporting process appropriately
  • Keep individuals free from any form of harm or abuse and protecting everyone’s safety
  • Be self-disciplined in providing the agreed level of support at all times
  • Attend and participate in; team meetings, required e-knowledge, local and central training putting learning into daily practice
  • Be adaptable to meet the changing needs of the role
  • Build relationships by working together, networking and integrating with the local community resources to engage the individual and their families
  • Demonstrate proactive and positive engagement at all times, implementing their care and support enabling approach
  • Consistently delivering each person’s support and risk management plans
  • Achieving agreed ‘forecasted outcomes’ (My outcomes) with each individual

The Candidate:

  • Safe, flexible, caring, guiding/ teaching and interpersonal skills
  • Basic computer, good verbal, written, numerical and communication skills
  • Ability to communicate complex issues working as one team with all those involved
  • Knowledge of, understanding and commitment to, citizenship and community participation
  • Committed to achieving a level 3 Diploma in health and social care
  • Previous experience of working with vulnerable people with complex needs (preferred)
  • Relevant training and qualifications within a social care setting (preferred)
  • MAPA trained (preferred)
  • Car driver with full clean driving license (preferred)

Please click the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role, making sure to specify if you are able to drive.

Candidates with experience of; Care Support, Social Worker, Enabler, Care Helper, Care Management, Care Assist, Support Assistant, Special Needs Support, Mental Health Support, Autism Support, Care Assistant, Care Worker, Support Coordinator, Care Coordinator, Private Care Assistant, Private Care, Care Home Assistant, Care Home Worker, Support Care Worker, NVQ 2, Health & Social Care, CCA may also be considered for this role