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Support Assistant Job Details
Job title: Support Assistant
Category: Healthcare
Term: Temporary
Location: Essex
Ref: 895014
Job description:
Support Assistant based at a care home

Hours: 08.00-13.00 daily - 4 days one week and 3 days the following week on a 2 week rota.

Duration: ongoing

Scheme Info

Enhanced Sheltered housing scheme for residents of 55 years plus. Comprises of 31 flats.

Role Purpose:

Support customers and case managers (Support Worker or Service Coordinator) to deliver excellent customer centred care and support, taking a person centred and positive risk taking approach to enable customers to maintain and improve their independence, effectively manage and improve their personal safety and improve their social, emotional and mental wellbeing

This involves

* Working in partnership with the Service team to deliver the tasks in customers' support/care plans under the supervision of the Service Coordinator
* Contributing to and support/care plan development and review under the lead of the case manager (Support Worker or Service coordinator)
* Developing and fostering positive and enabling relationships with customers to support their emotional, physical and mental wellbeing
* Supporting Service approaches to safeguarding and protecting customers from abuse; reporting any safeguarding concerns to a senior staff member
* Responding to emergent risks including clinical/medical emergencies, referring customers to external agencies as appropriate
* Supporting customers to participate in Genesis improvement and engagement activities
* Fostering people's equality, diversity and rights

DBS: Enhanced DBS issued in the last 12 months to current supplier or on the update service.
Salary: 10 per hour
Start date: ASAP
Contact name: Janine Edwards
Contact email address:
Contact telephone number: 01473 216611
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