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Flexi Support Worker, Essex

  • Hours
  • Zero hours
  • Salary
  • £9.00 per hour (care) and £9.36 per hour (supported housing) and sleep in £73.89
  • Location
  • Essex
  • Closing Date
  • 31/10/2019
    • Contract

    • Casual
    • Job Advert-Role Description

    • Carry out risk assessments, complete support plans, provide support, and carry out reviews, in accordance with policies and procedures and the requirements of stakeholders and funders.

      Provide practical and emotional support to customers to achieve the outcomes set out in their support plan.

      Support customers to budget to cover domestic bills and living expenses.

      Support customers to make full use of community facilities, play an active role in their community and take up cultural, recreational, educational and employment opportunities.

      Support customers to maximise their physical and mental health, through liaison with health services and the promotion of a healthy lifestyle.

      Support customers to develop and maintain positive and effective relationships with their family, friends, support workers and other  professionals.

      Implement effective safeguarding practice for vulnerable adults and children in accordance with local authority and Peabody policies, guidance and protocol.

      Work with support workers to manage risks to customers, staff and the community.

      Liaise promptly with colleagues, partner agencies and other stakeholders regarding safeguarding, welfare and risk concerns in accordance with Peabody policy.

      Promote self advocacy and advocate where appropriate for all customers.

      Participate in customer reviews, team meetings and training courses.

      Clearly explain the remit of the service to a range of clients and other professionals as appropriate.

      Implement the association’s equal opportunities policy as an integral part of all duties and observe the letter and the spirit of the policy at all times;

      Maintain safe practise at all times in accordance with Peabody’s health and safety policy.

      Follow all relevant association policies and procedures and undertake any other reasonable requests from your line manager.

    • Background check

    • This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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