Community Support Worker
About the RoleWorking to support adults, and their families, who have complex social needs and are more vulnerable as a result of disability, exclusion, or diminished capacity, you'll maximise their potential to live independently. The Advanced Skills Worker role is a rewarding role where you can really make a difference. The role is responsible for the effective practice in a residential home environment, providing support and guidance to adults and their families to ensure robust support through excellent adult social care practice. It is essential that a caring, safe and secure environment is created on a day to day basis alongside specialist expertise to enhance the opportunities to improve outcomes for people. As an experienced and a professional practitioner, you will utilise your expertise in care planning and work directly with adults and colleagues to meet individual outcomes. You will also provide day to day practice guidance to other residential home staff and will formally supervise other residential workers and assistants as determined by the Homes manager. About Us
With us, you can achieve more - for yourself as well as the vulnerable adults you work to support.. We encourage our teams to share their ideas and experience. We work together to get things done. Bring your positive, proactive attitude, and we'll empower you to make the most of your experience as an Advanced Skills Worker within Essex County Council (ECC) Adult Social Care services. About YouWe are seeking people who are committed to enabling people with a Learning disability and/or autism to live meaningful lives. You will be an experienced and professional practitioner who clearly evidences their support of adults by working collaboratively with them to establish a positive working relationship. You know that if peoples interventions are based on their strengths, hopes and dreams that they will thrive.
What we offer in returnWe'll support you to be to your best, with the resources, training and development to empower you.. With flexible working options and other lifestyle benefits, we'll enable you to make the most of your life outside work, too. Whatever you want to achieve in your social care career, you can do it here. Apply now at WorkingForEssex.com
If you have any questions about the role, or working with us, please contact our Resourcing Team on 0333 013 5888.
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