Are you passionate about making a difference in someones life? Join our growing Care company where you can transform someone else’s life while transforming your own too!
Connected Living is an exciting new branch of the Connected Health group. We provide quality care to adults with mental ill health/learning disabilities/complex needs, through supported living. This service is an extension to our Supported living service in England and will be expanding into ROI soon.
Connected Living aims to promote independence and choice for service users in a safe and effective manner and to empower them in their everyday living, in their own home. In all Connected Living services, the rights of service users are at the centre of care. The organisation seeks to support the individual in exercising these rights.
The shift patterns could vary from a mix of: Days / Nights / Evenings / Weekends
We have positions across Northern Ireland
What do we offer you?
£11.05 per hour! We are a Real living wage employer!
Full time (40 hours per week) & Part time roles available
Full induction training
Training opportunities also including MAPA
A lucrative refer a friend scheme - £100 per referral*
About the role
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To undertake daily living tasks as agreed with the service user, their family and the professionals involved with the individual service plan.
To always work within the policies and procedures of Connected Living
To always work alongside the care and risk assessments within the service which is specific to each of the service user needs.
To complete Health and Safety checks within the service in line with the policy and procedures in place.
To be confident to lone work in line with lone worker risk assessment.
To ensure safe medication is delivered and ordered to the services users' homes
To provide service users with opportunities to express their preference as to the way tasks are carried out.
To maintain and promote choice and independence to the service users we work with
To manage service users' behaviours in the least restrictive way possible
To ensure all daily note, handovers and any relevant documentation is completed y the end of shift, and high-quality efficient handovers are provided to the oncoming to the shift.
To work as part of a team and wider MDT to support the clients emotional and physical wellbeing
To develop and maintain professional working relationships with service users and the relevant multi-disciplinary team to ensure positive outcomes for the service user.
To communicate regularly with the immediate Team Leader/Service Manager, in particular regarding changes in the service user’s condition or circumstances.
To use the services on-call system in accordance with the service guidance.
To attend training including induction training, team meetings and individual supervision sessions as required.
To comply with all Health and Safety Policies and Procedures.
To participate in supervision, staff meetings and training activities as required.
To be responsible for maintaining and improving own knowledge and skills through experience and training.
To undertake additional responsibilities as requested by the Service Manager following the successful completion of specific training and personal skills development, and to attend all refresher training.
To have good communication skills both written and verbal.
To reflect and learn from all incidents, and be able to identify weaknesses even within oneself which is beneficial for continuously achieving specific outcomes for service users.
What you will need
- You must have an empathetic nature
- You must be flexible & available to work alternate weekends
- Previous care experience is desirable but not essential, as full training is provided
Professional skills you’ll need for this job opportunity
Establishing Rapport With Clients
Connected Health Group
Local people, working locally to enhance people's lives
In 2012, a team of highly experienced professionals, with a relevant mix of knowledge and expertise, came together to create Connected Health Limited. We provide effective and efficient high quality healthcare services in the home and in the community, thereby promoting prevention and decreasing the demand for costly hospitalisation. Our 3Ts approach of talent, training and technology ensures effective connections between all of those involved so that, together, we deliver better and more responsive support in a way that measurably improves the lives of those in our care.
Our Care Givers are the backbone of our business The kindness and compassion they deliver to our Clients every day is remarkable. If you want a career that provides a sense of accomplishment, joy and satisfaction; if you are passionate about providing care in a compassionate way; then connect with us. At Connected Health we offer a career not just a job. Our business is transforming the way Homecare is delivered across the UK and Ireland and we understand that the people we employ are central to the transformation of the sector.
We offer monthly and annual staff awards and recognition events. You’ll be working in a family and team-orientated working environment with sector-leading management and support. There’s also free or heavily subsided training including NVQs in Health and Social Care (levels 3-5) to Leadership and Management Training.
Vacation/Paid time off
Retirement plan and/or pension
Employee development programs
Gym membership or wellness programs
Cycle to work
Discount on spa treatments/products
Blue light card
Local people, working locally to enhance people's lives