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Job Title: Support Worker

Accountable to: Janine Bainbridge-Daniel

Base: Cachet Care Services Ltd, Room 5, Victoria House, Victoria Road, Horwich, Bolton. BL6 5NA      

Job Purpose Summary: To assist clients with all aspect of care in their home as required.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities: –

  • To be able to relate to all client range in a positive manner.
  • To be able to work within, and develop, set guidelines and plans which include Individual Care Plans.
  • To meet the personal care needs of people with profound disabilities, e.g. dementia, learning disabilities, physical disabilities within the guidelines set by the Individual Care Plan.
  • Support the clients to continue to be involved in community activities and promote social encounters.
  • Undertake household tasks and encourage clients to assist where appropriate.
  • Handle cash and record income and expenditure within the household accounts with client where appropriate.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and under own supervision using initiative when required.
  • Ability to administer and record client medication usage in line with the agreed policy and procedure.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a diverse range of individuals, groups and organisations and use good oral and written communication skills.
  • The ability to identify risk to self and others when undertaking work activities.
  • Have knowledge and understanding of the National and Departmental Policies on Confidentiality, and the management and sharing of information.
  • Seek out innovative ways of consulting clients and engaging partners in response to client needs. Network with other professional or community bodies to develop services.
  • To value diversity in accordance with Policy and Procedures.
  • To continue with Personal Development that link to the post of Support Worker and attend all appropriate training. To seek to add to skills and knowledge.
  • Ability to communicate with other staff within the department and other agencies as appropriate.
  • Comply with all Policies and Procedures of The Organisation as appropriate.
  • Conform to the UKHCA Code of Professional Conduct in relation to the operation of Domiciliary Care.
  • Report to Line Manager all complaints, accidents, incidents/near misses, in accordance with written Policies and Procedures.

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