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Night Support Worker

Newbury, UK



West Berkshire**Mencap Your Choice Services**

Job description Night Support Worker

Responsible to: Domiciliary Care Manager.

Purpose of the job

Toprovide care and support to people with learning disabilities living in theirown homes or in a supported living establishment. To work closely with otherprofessionals to promote choice, independence, self development and communityparticipation.

Main duties andresponsibilities

Supporting serviceusers

1.To develop professionalrelationships with service users that promote dignity, encourage choice,participation and an increased level of fulfilment.

2.To support service users with personal care requirements

3.To support service users with domestic duties

4.To assist and supportservice users to manage behaviour and emotions.

5.To support serviceusers with taking medication.

6.To provide support withmobility.

7.To provide advice andassistance with general safety and protection.

8.To provide serviceusers with advice regarding general decision making and cognitive reasoning.

9.To provide support tomeet any specific cultural or spiritual needs service users may have.


1.Ensure that service user care plans and risk assessmentsare followed correctly.

2.To report any risks and hazards.

3.To report any changes in service user health or behaviour.

4.To comply with organisational policies and procedures.

5.To maintain accurate records e.g. service user dailyrecords, timesheets etc.

6.To attend regular supervision sessions, staff meetings andan annual appraisal.

7.To undertake mandatory training and additional trainingidentified through the supervision process.

8.To participate in service user care plan reviews.

9.To participate in discussions regarding the improvement ofthe service.

10.To undertake any reasonable request not already mentioned in this job description.


Posted 8 days ago

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