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1.1 Describe the duties and responsibility's of your own role.
I am currently employed by ****** as a support worker. I am based within the supported living team, I am line managed by **********enter name***** My duties of my role are detailed in my job description. They include :- ·
Maintaining the utmost confidentiality about individuals' affairs. ·
To report any accident or incident occurring during a period of support immediately to their Line Manager. ·
To preserve the dignity, independence and motivation of individuals and to understand the stresses, frustration and embarrassments which some people suffer and the effect this may have on their acceptance of support. ·
To sign and adhere to at all times the Code of Practice laid down by the relevant Local Authority and UKHCA relating to Domiciliary Care. ·
To assist with the general support of people as required. Such support may include shopping, laundry, food preparation, collection of welfare benefits, payments of rents, occasional cleaning and housekeeping, refuse disposal, assistance with personal dressing, hygiene, bathing etc, and leisure activities. ·
To offer support in a sensitive manner, taking account of the abilities and emotional needs of the individual. ·
To encourage the development of individuals by assisting in the planning and implementation of Individual Plans. ·
To work closely with other colleagues and service users family and co-operate with statutory bodies and other local services to maintain a high standard of service. ·
To maintain written records as necessary. I.e Diaries, medications charts, sleep charts, epilepsy seizure charts, accident forms , staff communication book etc ·
To assist people in all domestic tasks in the home in a manner that promotes their independence and maintain existing and develop new skills. ·
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