Support Assistants - Ashleigh House Coventry CV1 3GA

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Health, Medicine
West Midlands
8-9 Westminster Rd, Coventry
£6.45 to £8.72 per hour
Salary Description:
£6.45 - £8.72
Coventry City Council
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What is the job role?We are currently recruiting for our service provider Ashleigh House Care Home for Adult Support Assistants.

We are looking for warm, positive, and dedicated individuals to work in an Adult Social Care Services team, providing person-centered support to adults with a variety of complex needs.

You will promote independence and personalised approaches in a safe, respectful and dignified manner; giving people choice and control over the services they are using and ensuring the best possible outcomes for individuals.

Working alongside the dedicated team you will provide personal, practical, emotional and social support to individuals, enabling them to have a great quality of life as important and valued members of the local community.

This is a “hands-on” role in which no two days are the same. You will, therefore, need to be physically fit, have a flexible, patient, and non-judgemental approach to your work, and able to demonstrate and adapt excellent communication skills.

The salary is minimum wage and you will be working 36 hours a week (days).

Please note this is not a Coventry City Council appointment you will be working for one of our service providers.

Interested? Please apply by using the online button below and completing an application form.

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
Who are we looking for?In further detail, your key duties and responsibilities will be to:

Ensure the rights of people who access our services are promoted at all times, ensuring that the principles of choice, control, dignity, respect, involvement and empowerment are maintained.
Ensure that the emotional wellbeing of the people we support is respected in all aspects of service delivery, wherever possible enabling them to assert responsibility for their own lives and obtain and act in accordance with the consent of the person in regard to their care and treatment.
Help in creating opportunities and choices, so that each individual can achieve their desired outcomes and has appropriate control over the decision-making process about the service they may receive.
Promote the physical, emotional, social and intellectual wellbeing of the people we support including supporting people to access local facilities and opportunities.
Meet the practical and personal care and support needs of the people who access the service (this may include practical support with their dietary and nutritional needs and hands on care tasks where applicable).
Assist and support with the administration of prescribed medicines in line with departmental policy and guidance complying with local protocols or instructions which ensure that a proper medication administration procedure is adhered to.

For full details on the application process please read the attached document on our jobs page labelled 'Coventry City Council Application Process'

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Contact Details:
Coventry City Council
Tel: 0200 000 0000
Contact: Resourcing Team (SD)

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