Rehabilitation Support Worker
Navigo Health and Social Care CIC
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Primary Location: Hope Court
Possible Alternative Locations : Community Houses, Hub & Spoke or Brocklesby Lodge.
As a Rehabilitation Support Worker, you'll be a motivated and caring individual with a passion for supporting individuals with essential skills for independent living. Working within a multi-disciplinary team, you'll work closely with your colleagues and the individuals residing with us to deliver person-centred care through established approaches and techniques. The Springboard Rehabilitation Team is an exciting and engaging place to work, and offers a variety of challenges as well as the satisfaction of supporting individuals through their mental health rehabilitation journey.
Main duties of the job
Develop understanding of prescribed methodologies of community rehabilitation and engage individuals with these. Support individuals with undertaking practical activities in accordance with their individual care plan and needs. You'll posess strong motivational skills, and you'll be able to actively engage and encourage individuals to progress through their rehabilitation journey. You'll be able to work under your own initiative in accordance with the experience, learning and support that you'll receive. You'll demonstrate kindness and care as a matter of course, and you'll conduct yourself commensurately with your position as a role model and advocate for our individuals. You'll be an effective communicator, ensuring that you always maintain emphasis on respect, dignity and person-centred care.
NAViGO Health and Social Care CIC provide health and social care services to a population of 158,000. We are a progressive and ambitious organisation that aims to support those living with a mental health illness, their carers and families in the simplest and most effective ways. We are different because we know working with the same methods doesnt work forever; and we will continue to challenge the way we do things to create the best services that are centred on the people who use them.
This social enterprise is about working together with local people to create services that are owned by the community, supported by it and loyal to it. Its challenging , its exciting and we want like-minded people to join us. If you think thats you, take a look at the job specification
The community rehabilitation team is a diverse and energetic team and we're passionate about everything we do.
Full job description attached.
To develop knowledge and understanding of the lived experience of people in your care so that you can provide the right support that will meet their own identified needs for recovery.
To advocate for your service users so that they are at the forefront of designing their own mental health care and support and so that their voice is heard at all levels.
To develop supportive and caring relationships with individual service users and to provide daily support through encouragement, understanding and motivation.
To deliver prescribed 1:1 and group interventions within the scope of the support plan, with care and compassion, this may include but this list is not exhaustive:
Budgeting, benefits and welfare rights
Diet, exercise and well-being
Planning, shopping and cooking of meals
Education, occupation, training and development
Healthy lifestyle, healthy choices
Activities of daily living
Administering of oral medication
Rest, relaxation and vocation
You will be expected to increase your knowledge in one of the elements of recovery above to support senior staff to deliver specific interventions.
To provide daily updates to senior staff of individuals mood, behaviour, interaction, motivation and mental health so that plans of care can be reviewed accordingly.
Sensitively support individuals with activities of daily living with the goal to enhance these essential living skills.
To work without direct supervision, but with someone available to refer to, as and when required, either on or off site on a regular basis.
Help identify early signs of relapse by monitoring the services user progress, level of functioning and mental state and alert the appropriate staff involved in the persons care.
To support the service user to integrate into the local community to enable them to feel a sense of purpose and community.
To maintain informative electronic records as required.
To undertake such other duties as may be determined from time to time within the general scope of the post.
Be able to work flexibly within the different elements of the rehabilitation pathway when required.