Female Personal Development Worker required with experience in Mental Health and Driver Essential
Your new company
My client is a people-powered organisation. They focus on nurturing respectful relationships with the people they work with, their families, colleagues and the communities in which they work.
Your new role
To encourage the person you work for to live as independently as possible in their own home and as part of their community. Enable the person you work for to achieve their outcomes by taking responsibility in leading with specific aspects of their Outcome Based Support Plan.
Promote active citizenship and assist the person you work for, their family or circle of support to take the lead with decision making. This role is truly person centred; the Personal Development Worker will follow direction from the person they work for, their family or circle
Assist the person you work for to take responsibility, where able, for maintaining their health, welfare and well being on a day to day basis (across a range of daily activities at home and in their community).
Investigate and identify appropriate community resources on behalf of the person you work for, which promote opportunities for relationship building, work learning.
Actively support the person you work for to establish and maintain social relationships and community participation.
Assist the person you work for to develop and maintain circles of natural support.
Working with outcome Based Support Plan, and working to agreed timescales.
Assist the person you work for, their family members and circle person centred planning process.
This job description describes the practical purpose and main elements of the job. It is a guide to the nature and main duties of the job as they exist currently, but it is not intended as a wholly comprehensive or permanent schedule.
What you’ll need to succeed
The successful candidate should possess or demonstrate their ability and willingness to successfully attain the necessary qualifications for registration with the SSSC, for example, SVQ 2 or 3.
They should be self motivated and able to work to a high standard without the need for regular direct supervision.
Successful completion, or able to demonstrate their ability and willingness to complete the Organisation’s core mandatory training.
An ability and willingness to successfully complete the necessary qualification(s) for registration with the SSSC.
An ability and willingness to successfully complete person specific and any other training deemed appropriate for the role.
Knowledge of person centred approaches and an ability to discuss this in relation to the people we work for.
What you’ll get in return
Flexible working options available, progression and development costs covered, be part of the Voice Forum where employees can put forward ideas and contribute to the culture of the organisation. This organisation also promotes work life balance.
What you need to do now
If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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