Support Practitioner - Dunoon Overnight Responder Service

Location
Argyll & Bute
Start Date
ASAP
Posted On
19 Nov 2021

Support Practitioner – Dunoon Overnight Responder Service 

Type: Part-time (22.5 hour) 

Salary: £19,592 – £20,765 (pro rata) per annum / £10.02 - £10.62 based on skills and experience.

The Dunoon Overnight Responder Service provide an effective and efficient way to respond to known risks that occur on an unplanned basis, for example falls and other accidents. As well as this the service also provides planned supports. The responder approach ensures that people remain safe and well in their own home, whilst reducing incidences of ambulance call-outs and hospital admissions. The responder approach is also more enabling as it removes – for some people – the requirement to rely on a sleepover service or 2:1 supports, by moving through a planned and risk-managed process towards greater independence and positive outcomes.

The responder service has an impact on the emergency and community services and having a team of well trained and responsible staff in this service reassures the people we support that someone is always on hand, which allows many individuals to feel safe at home. We look forward to helping this service grow, develop and make positive changes for the people we support.

Although we are currently recruiting for our esponder services you could be asked to work in any of our services in Dunoon, if the needs of people supported change or your skills, experience and personality are better suited to one of our other services.

The responder service has an impact on the emergency and community services and having a team of well trained and responsible staff in this service reassures the people we support that someone is always on hand: between the hours of 11pm and 7am which allows many individuals to feel safe at home. We look forward to helping this service grow, develop and make positive changes for the people we support.

Develop your career in Social Care as a Support Practitioner with Carr Gomm where…

 We’ll trust you to become an amazing member of our team: to actively listen to people, to develop and maintain personalised support plans for people with quite often complex challenges to overcome.

We will support you by providing a comprehensive induction, regular supervision and team meetings to ensure you maximise your potential.

We will develop your career by helping you register as a professional social care practitioner with the SSSC.

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