JOB DESCRIPTION: Support worker
RESPONSIBLE TO : Senior Support Worker
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
To share with other staff in meeting the personal care needs of service users in a way that respects the dignity of the individual and promotes independence.
To help in the care of the service users’ physical environment and in the general day-to-day activities of the home. To maintain high levels of cleanliness throughout the home.
To take delegated responsibilities in the charge of the service users under your care, to the appropriate level.
To provide “sleep-in” cover when necessary.
To provide and assist in duty night cover in the home.
To undertake domestic duties, as required.
To be appointed "person in charge" in the absence of senior staff.