Day Support Worker

Recruiter
Eden Brown Charities
Location
Warwickshire
Salary
8.20 GBP Hourly
Posted
05 Aug 2017
Closes
02 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
I am currently working with a well known Health Charity based in the West Midlands who are looking to take on a Day Support Worker.

This role will be required for 2-3 days per week, for around 2-3 months starting in August.

The Hourly rate for this role is GBP8.20 per hour

The successful candidate will assist in all operational aspects of the Day Support service that will be delivered to people with dementia and their carers. Day Support is sometimes called 'day services' or 'day care' and involves providing formally arranged support for a group of people with dementia in a safe and secure environment. The service may be provided at a particular centre, or may involve activities in the community such as going to the cinema or swimming.

Duties and key responsibilities
* To take responsibility for a caseload of clients; contributing to the development of individual care plans; making appropriate risk assessments; working to complete them and helping people with dementia to achieve their potential and maximise their skills.
* As a key worker for a caseload of clients, to act as the main point of contact for those clients and their carers.
* To review and monitor the progress of clients in line with their care plans and report and recommend changes to activities as appropriate.
* To contribute to the high quality and appropriate care, support and activities are delivered as planned, to the standards required by the Society.
* To assist with therapeutic activity for clients on a day-to-day basis.
* To advise and support carers as appropriate, working in partnership with them to assist in good decision making e.g. which kind of activities would be beneficial for the client.

If you feel this role could be of interest please do not hesitate to apply.

Any questions regarding the role please feel free to contact Sammy Lea .

Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Eden Brown Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.