Post Title: Activity Support Assistant
Our client is a community based centre that provides a variety of activities for people to come and enjoy. The society has a modern well equipped Centre, its own transport plus a long tradition of effective intervention to improve the quality of people’s lives.
Due to continued success, our client is looking to appoint a Support Assistant to join their enthusiastic team to support their service users who have sensory, physical and mental and social wellbeing.
Location: Soothill, Batley.
Days of Work: Tuesday /Wednesday / Thursday (This working week could be extended if the referral rate demands)
Salary: £7.83 per Hour
Purpose of the Post:
- This role is to provide caring support to all clients and work closely alongside the staff team.
- To provide stimulating appropriate activities that the clients can fully participate in.
- To maintain clients privacy and dignity at all times and understand the need for confidentiality
- To meet and greet visitors to the centre in a friendly manner
- To be flexible, adaptable and prepare to undertake such other duties in consultation with the Centre Manager.
Duties and Responsibilities
- To support the users of the Centre and contribute to a provision of a comfortable yet stimulating environment.
- To support the needs of service users and ensure their wellbeing and safety during the day.
- To plan and deliver activities to service users under the guidance of the Centre Manager.
- To acquaint oneself immediately upon coming on duty with the relevant events relating to service users, staff, premises and equipment which have occurred since previously on duty.
- To report to the Manager before leaving the establishment after a period of duty is completed and to brief them on any particular issues concerning the service users and any problems in general.
- To encourage social interactions between service users and enable them to make use of any available recreational facilities.
- To assist with the preparation of simple refreshments, light meals, clearing and washing up of crockery for service users.
- To assist with the laying of tables and the serving of meals to service users and to help the more dependant service users at meal times.
- Act courteously towards residents, respecting their dignity and individuality.
- To treat all information obtained in the strictest of confidence.
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