Rapid Response Support Worker job in Gateshead at Keyfort Group

Rapid Response Support Worker

Company: Keyfort Group

Location: Gateshead UK

Date Posted:Aug 18, 2017

Rapid Response Support Workers £18,500 per annum + overtimePermanent, full-time 40 hours per week contractContribution towards mileage at 35p per milePaid care certificate induction trainingOngoing training and developmentOpportunities for progression within the companyStaff award scheme and employee referral schemePension scheme with employer contribution “Passionate about working together to provide specialist services.  Real people providing real support to make a real difference” Our team of Rapid Response Workers perform a vital role in ensuring that our service users are supported safely, in an effective and caring way that is responsive to their own individual needs.You will provide emergency, short term and respite cover for cases that cannot be cancelled due to nursing needs, reduced capacity, overnight support, or restricted next of kin availability.  You will also be involved in the setup of new cases.The role involves supporting service users in their own home(s) with a range of physical and/or psychological needs, for example, neurological conditions, brain injury, spinal injury, learning disabilities, physical disabilities and mental health needs. Duties include:Personal careMedication supportDaily LivingMoving & HandlingManaging FinancesNursing Care/ Clinical SkillsRehabilitation therapyTrainingFrom your first day you will be paid to go through our accredited training course which includes the care certificate alongside bespoke elements designed to help you provide a world class service.Each of the individuals we work with have their own training programme which they have often helped to design. After you have completed this you will receive on the job training from an experienced support worker until you feel comfortable to go solo. ShiftsOur service users require continuous 24hr support which includes day shifts, night shifts and weekends.  You will provide “on call” support to cover absence and annual leave.  Weekend cover is agreed in advance on a rota basis.  Essential Criteria Ability to deliver a person centred approach at all times, providing the highest quality of care possible.Experience and Knowledge of the needs of adults with complex conditions and disabilities.Ability to interact professionally and appropriately with service users, their next of kin and other professionals.Genuine empathy and understanding of others.Willingness to train & support new staff members.Level 2/3 qualification in Health and Social Care (or working towards).Drivers with Business Insurance. North East based – with occasional travel to support North West Service Users. Closing Date for applications – 25/08/2017Interviews – w/c 28/08/2017 KEYFORT Group Ltd are committed to Safeguarding and protecting Adults and Children.Interviews and training take place at our Gateshead Team Valley office.KEYFORT Group Ltd are committed to Safeguarding and protecting Adults and Children.Please email your CV with your personal email to recruitment@keyfortgroup.co.uk or call HR/Recruitment on 01914911735 (option 1).  View full job description
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