Site or Unit :
Huntercombe Ashley HouseAddress :
Ashley, Market Drayton, Staffordshire TF9 4LXContracted Weekly Hours : BANK
Ashley House is a 32 bed low secure hospital that provides specialist assessments, treatments and rehabilitation for adults with intellectual disabilities, mental health needs, autistic spectrum disorders, including those with varying degrees of challenging behaviours and forensic histories. We work collaboratively with our patients and their families or carers and provide person-centred rehabilitation, care and support. Also situated on the site, is a 7 bed Locked Rehabilitation Specialist Autism Unit for Males. The hospital is located in Market Drayton, just 10 miles from Stoke-on-Trent and within one mile from the A53. We employ staff in a variety of different roles and provide ongoing support with comprehensive training, learning and development opportunities.
As a Support Worker you will support the senior team in the running of the shift, whilst showing warmth and support to our residents/patients and their families; helping to promote independence and dignity and positively enhancing the lives of individuals in our care.
This exciting and dynamic role will place you at the heart of the team, working closely with residents/patients and other healthcare professionals to deliver the best care and rehabilitation for residents/patients.
So as a Support Worker what do you need to do to make this happen?
- To assist the trained staff in their duties
- Be involved in maintaining and developing a high standard of the care for the person by being aware of their individual needs and care programmes
- Report to the staff in charge any information given by the resident/patient or their relative, and any incident or observation which may affect their physical or mental well-being
- Provide practical assistance to the resident/patient, where needed, in carrying out everyday living tasks whilst encouraging them to develop their daily living skills
- To help to provide an environment which is helpful to residents/patients with varied and complex needs realising their potential to live as independently as they can find possible
- Be actively involved with the day to day routine in individual and group activities
- Practice within a legal framework encompassing statutory, organisational policy and guidelines.