Full time positions available
CLOSING DATE 25/08/23
Must hold a clean full UK driving Licence as driving is an essential part of the service as we cover a large geographic area across Perth and Kinross.
Access to own car desirable
Required to be registered with the Scottish Social Service Council check here for guidance. https://www.sssc.uk.com/
Hourly rate £10.50 – £11.50 dependant on experience and qualifications
OVERALL PURPOSE OF JOB
• To provide a high quality specialist non personal care service in collaboration
with individuals and social work departments. To enable vulnerable adults to
• To work as part of a small team providing an effective support service to the
• To record relevant information when required.
1.0 Post Responsibilities
1.1 To participate in the assessment of clients in accordance with assessments that will have been carried out by Social work.
1.2 To work in collaboration with the person whose needs are identified in the assessment, to maximises potential to live as independently as possible.
1.3 To maintain regular communications with other agencies/professionals and convey any concerns or to arrange reviews.
1.4 To assist the client in the maintenance of good mental health through regular individual support work involving life skills training, recognizing triggers to relapse, guidance in means of coping, brining in professionals when necessary and offering regular positive feedback and encouragement.
1.5 To remind and/or monitor the adherence to medication regimes where the assessment has identified the client has difficulty in this area of self care. To alert health workers when medication compliance is a concern.
1.6 To enable clients to access life-enhancing opportunities such as education, recreation and social events.
1.7 To ensure clients have access to health care, financial assistance and advocacy if required.
1.8 To participate in the protection of clients from abuse or exploitation.
1.9 To provide assistance with activities of everyday life such as shopping, budgeting and form filling.
1.10 To promote equality for clients by ensuring their individuality, confidentiality, rights and dignity are respected at all times and that services are relevant and accessible to all individuals (as per Anchor House Equal Opportunities Policy).
1.11 To ensure accurate and relevant information is recorded in accordance with Anchor House policy.
2.0 Health and Safety
2.1 To be aware of, and work within, Anchor Houses Health and Safety policy at all times and to report any issues of concern.
3.0 Other Duties
3.1 To attend internal and external meetings when appropriate and as requested.
3.2 To provide written reports as requested.
3.3 To work within and promote all Anchor House’s policies and procedures.
3.4 To work at other locations as and when required.
3.5 To attend supervision, training and meetings as and when required.
3.6 To give telephone advice and attend work locations outside working hours in emergency situations.
3.7 To work flexible hours including weekends.
3.8 To carry out any other reasonable duties as requested by the Project Manager.
To ensure all work practice is carried out in accordance with the Scottish Social Services Council Codes of Practice (Please ensure you have read and understood the Codes of Practice and please retain a personal copy for reference).
This job description outlines the general ways in which it is expected you will meet the overall requirements of this post and constitutes part of your contract of employment.
The list of tasks is not an exclusive one and duties may be varied from time to time.
This job description is subject to regular reviews.
Please complete application form below.