Support Worker

Bath , Bristol
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: ABTWSWBAT_1607005243
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Date Posted: 2020-12-03
  • Location: Bath , Bristol
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2021-02-01
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Tradewind Social Care are currently seeking Support Workers to join their Bank Staff for Care Homes across Bath and North East Somerset.

Purpose of Job

The primary purpose of this post is to provide personal care, basic health care and practical support as determined by assessed needs, to enable individuals to live as independently as possible in their care setting. This will involve providing services to encourage service user functional rehabilitation.

Responsibilites

  • To provide essential holistic care and support to meet service users' physical and psychological needs and to promote the continuing spiritual, family and social life of service users including helping them to maintain social interaction with their family, friends and the community in line with their wishes.
  • Develop appropriate and professional relationships with service users and carers, which value them as individuals, including establishing and maintaining effective communication. To promote and maintain person-centred service.
  • To act as a Key Worker to a number of service users. This includes preparing relevant information about users both verbally and in writing and participation in Review meetings
  • In accordance with the individual service users care/service plan to provide personal care and basic nursing care to individuals, following instruction and recognised training received. Examples may include:

Getting up / putting to bed
Personal hygiene
Dressing/undressing
Use of toilet
Catheter care including stoma and sheath care
Assisting with prostheses (false legs/eyes etc)
Application of simple dressings
Using sterile techniques
Foot and hand care
Basic nursing care during illness and terminal illness
Health promotion
Person-centred support for those living with dementia
Assisting service users to eat and drink which includes preparation of simple snacks and beverages and service of food in the user's flat.

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