Key Worker

Zoek Pin Bristol, England

£9 - £11 per hour

Permanent (Unspecified)

Posted 32 days ago

To be the primary supporter of one or more specified service users offering support, guidance and facilitation in stepping towards independence. Accountable to the Manager/Deputy for the service delivered to individual Service Users

  • To offer intensive support to specified Service Users in their daily lives, encouraging them to become more independent through effective planning and facilitation
  • To help the Service User create their own person-centered care plan with input from other interested parties such as Social Workers, relatives, medical professionals, managers and colleagues as appropriate.
  • To facilitate, motivate, encourage and empower the Service User to live their life to their full potential.
  • To complete risk assessments for the Service User
  • To hold and make notes of supervision/support sessions and discussion with the Service User at least once a week in which any issues arising since the last discussion are addressed where relevant.
  • To facilitate meetings required with external professionals and make appropriate notes of these meetings
  • To communicate effectively with colleagues about the Service User and to ensure all members of the team understand what you and the Service User are trying to achieve
  • To assist Service Users with their life skill activities, such as shopping, budgeting, cooking, room care, cleaning and laundry
  • To ensure the safety and well-being of Service Users whilst working with them
  • To develop an open, honest and considerate working relationship with Service Users
  • To maintain the privacy and dignity of Service Users whilst working with them, to respect their rights and choices and to empower them to make their own decisions and choices
  • To seek to resolve, wherever possible, disputes or complaints involving the Service User and escalate these to the Service Manager as appropriate
  • To ensure all administrative and financial procedures are carried out accurately and appropriately
  • To participate in a Rota working system
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