Support Practitioner - Campbeltown and the surrounding areas
Type: Full time (37.5), Part Time and relief roles available
Salary: £19,592 – £20,765 (pro rata) per annum / £10.02 - £10.62 based on skills and experience.
The Campbeltown Care at Home service provides support to people to lead a good quality of life in their own homes. The service aims to help people sustain, recover or manage their health, skills and abilities to lead independent and fulfilling lives. Our role is not to do things for people but to work with them. The service also provides support to those approaching the end of their lives in their own homes, where this is their choice.
Throughout the day, you will be supporting individuals with their daily life routine, as per their support plan. This will often include meal preparation, medication administration, and personal care as well as other aspects of their daily life.
Successful support is based on taking a person-centred approach. This means that we support everyone differently, according to their individual requirements, desired personal outcomes, and their dreams and aspirations for the future. We tailor our support to each individual and we care about always providing the right support, at the right time, in the right way.
The Campbeltown day and 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 Care at Home and Responder services you could be asked to work in any of our services in Campbeltown, if the needs of people supported change or your skills, experience and personality are better suited to one of our other services.
Be part of something Extraordinary! 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.
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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