Fantastic opportunity for an experienced Support Worker or Senior Support Worker to lead a team supporting adults with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour in small Residential and Supported living services.
Work for an established, friendly and professional company
Receive great training and development
Opportunities to progress in to Team Leader roles
Feel supported and recognised for your efforts
Senior Support Worker Role: The role of the Senior Support Worker will be to supervise the staff team and work with the management team to ensure the smooth running of the service. In order to do this you must provide clear leadership and direction of care for the house team in line with relevant regulations and procedures. Responsibilities include:
Full time hours, based on 37.5 hours per week across the 7 days of the week
Shifts include Early’s (e.g. 7.30am-3pm) and Late’s (e.g. 2.30pm-10pm)
Some on-call responsibilities as part of the Senior Support Worker role
Work closely with the Deputy Manager and Registered Manager and other members of the home to ensure continuity of information, standards and policies are effectively implemented.
Communicating clearly and effectively with the staff team, families and other professionals to ensure that the residents receive the best possible provision of care
Ensuring that all members of the team, including part time/bank and agency staff receive regular supervisions.
Monitoring resident's individual care plans to ensure that the key worker has identified the physical, social and emotional needs of each young person
Actively supporting the children and their families.
Experience in care as a Support Worker or Senior Support Worker is essential
NVQ Level 3/Diploma in Adult Workforce Level 3 or working towards it
Excellent communication skills
Good planning skills
Commitment to own professional and personal development
Does this sound of interest to you? Please apply now and we will be in touch for an initial discussion.
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