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Skils Support Worker Various

Salary details: B1 £18,426 to £19,171

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Ref: 19369

Employer: Leeds City Council

Adults & Health

Team Social Work & Social Care Services


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Contract Type: Permanent Appointment

Hours per Week: Various

Closing date: 31 January 2020 11:30 PM

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SkILS is part of the Reablement Service and it helps to support vulnerable people in the Community of Leeds to help them achieve their outcomes and goals whilst contributing to an assessment of their needs. 

The role as a SkILs Support Worker is to provide support with personal care utilising a person centred approach to enable customers to maximise their independence and recovery.

To carry out moving and handling including use of equipment.

To support customers in the use of community equipment, telecare and adaptations.

To support with medication as identified by a medication planner and maintain required records.

To have the ability to use technology in particular Smart Phones

To support customers to access the local amenities and the community outside of their home as part of a Reablement plan.

To promote dignity and wellbeing, and safeguard adults from abuse and ensure all safeguarding concerns are reported to line manager

To accurately complete all necessary documentation, records and reports as necessary and determined by the LCC procedures

To attend and participate in meetings, training and supervision as required.

To work flexibly and as part of a team across the city.

To deliver a high quality service in line with CQC regulations and requirements

To comply with the requirements of all LCC policies procedures and staff instructions, including responsibilities for Health and Safety, Safeguarding Adults and Equality and Diversity.

To undertake any other duties appropriate to the grade. 

The SkILS Service is looking to recruit hardworking, enthusiastic people to work alongside the SkILS Service to deliver a short term intervention 7 day service to the customers. The post will involve working on a split shift rota basis covering evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays 

Candidates will need to be self-motivated, organised and demonstrate that they can work on their own initiative. They will need to be able to work as part of a citywide team, work flexibly and be able to travel.  

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We promote diversity and want a workforce that reflects the population of Leeds. Leeds City Council is a Stonewall Top 100 employer, a Mindful employer and a Disability Confident employer.

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check against the Adults’ barred list will be carried out on preferred candidates.

All new Leeds City Council appointments are made subject to the satisfactory completion of a six month probationary period.