To assist people with learning disabilities and/or complex needs to maximise the social and domestic skills necessary to enable them to live as independently as possible in the community.
Assist service users to manage personal care issues.
Provide assistance and guidance/training to service users in all household tasks.
Assist service users to manage all areas of finance; bank account, benefits, budgeting.
Enable service users to develop social skills and integrate as fully as possible into their community.
Attend meetings and ensure accurate record keeping.
Experience which would give insight into working with adults with a learning disability. Experience of handling cash
Ability to demonstrate a satisfactory level of literacy and numeracy
Ability to undertake household skills to a required standard.
Ability to record information accurately
Self confident and self motivated
Active listening and verbal communication skills for effective interaction with service users and staff at all levels
Ability to resolve problems and cope with day to day pressures
Flexible and adaptable.
Ability to work independently and/or as part of an effective team.
Confident approach to challenging situations.
Ability to encourage and enable service users
A positive and supportive attitude to service users.
Effective organisational skills inc time management
You will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Moray to meet the operational requirements of the service. Due to the rural nature of Moray this is normally undertaken by use of a car/van.
Calm, patient and non-judgemental attitude
Appreciation, acceptance of and a commitment to the importance of confidentiality. Willing to accept direction/delegation
Must be physically able to undertake a range of movements when carrying out personal care and domestic tasks
Must be able to handle equipment/people in accordance with moving and handling regulations
Flexibility to meet the needs and demands of the service
Closing Date: 9 October 2020
Starting Salary: £19,490.90 pro rata
£10.34 per hour
20 hours per week
For further information contact: Wendy Davidson 01343 563 172
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