Job Description

Support Worker For Bishop's Stortford
Job Profile

To co-operate with the Shift lead within the supported living in providing a happy, caring and secure
home background for Service Users, together with a structured programme of activities and social
skills for each individual Service user.
To undertake a variety of tasks and high quality support, care and daily living and personal
development opportunities. To flexibly respond to individual needs and aspirations and assist
Service Users to have the maximum opportunities to direct the support or care provided in order to
live as valued individuals in the Community.

Principal Responsibilities

· To ensure delivery of all duties as per this job description

· To ensure best practice in all service delivery across all areas of responsibility

· To assist the Shift lead and Tenant to complete support plans and risk assessments

· To complete daily entries as an accurate record

· Competent in the administration of medication

· To ensure weekly safety and maintenance checks are carried out and the correct action taken and documented

· To work with Tenants both on an individual and group basis on a wide range of activities which meet the identified needs of the individual and which can contribute to securing a valued lifestyle for the person/people involved

· To give assistance and support to Tenants to ensure they meet professional appointments

· Promote the individual to enhance and develop their daily living skills including;

- help menu plan and assist with preparation or cooking as required

- washing and ironing of garments

- assistance of choosing and buying clothes

- bathing

- keeping their environment clean

· To facilitate and enable Tenants to access and utilise the resources and activities available
within the community

· To liaise on a regular basis with Tenants Families, Friends, Advocates and any professionals as necessary

· To ensure all Tenants are Safeguarded in accordance with local policies at all times

· To carry out any other reasonable duties which are within the scope of this post

· Ensuring the project is clean at all times and Cleaning Schedules are completed daily

· Key working sessions are carried out 2 weekly and a copy of the 1:1 is sent to the Operations Manager


· You will be required to demonstrate that you are able to work well with others and
demonstrate respect towards your colleagues

· Act as a positive role model to both Tenants and staff

· Demonstrate flexibility in order to deliver a high quality service

· Demonstrate honesty and integrity at all times

· Understands the importance of maintaining professional boundaries

· Deal with issues promptly and notifies the Team Leader if assistance is needed

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £9.50 per hour


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekends

Work remotely:

  • No

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