Senior Support Worker
Acumen Care Management
Llandrindod Wells, United Kingdom
4d ago

Person Specification

  • A minimum of one year's experience working as a support worker with the elderly, in either a residential or domiciliary capacity
  • A full driving licence. Car owners preferred but not essential
  • Based in Llandrindod Wells, but able to work throughout Powys when needed
  • A willingness to undertake QCF Diplomas in Health and Social Care at Levels 3 and 5
  • A commitment to personal development
  • Reporting to

    Empathy Home Support Branch Managers


    £22,000 per annum for a 39-hour week (£10.85 per hour)


  • Carrying out assessments for individuals who are referred to the service for domiciliary support
  • Support Planning for individuals, carried out in conjunction with them and / or their representatives
  • Developing relationships with the person's relatives and other key individuals involved in their care and support
  • Record keeping and reporting regarding key aspects of the individual's care and support
  • Involvement in training and coaching for other staff who come to work with the individual
  • Carrying out supervision of junior staff
  • Delivering care and support to individuals for the first 4-6 weeks of service delivery. These duties include :
  • Support with personal care and hygiene
  • Moving and positioning
  • Administering or prompting with medication
  • Assistance with nutrition and hydration
  • Record keeping
  • Reporting to other professionals involved in the person's care and support when required
  • Assisting in staff recruitment and induction processes
  • Any other duties reasonably requested by management of Empathy Home Support Ltd.
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