Senior Support Worker - Basildon - Adult LD

CareTech UK
Laindon, Essex
10 Jun 2017
09 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Would you love the opportunity to make a real difference to our Service Users lives? Would you say your best traits were your positivity, friendliness and innovativeness? How would you like to work in a person-centred environment where you can utilise these attributes within a company offering career progression, competitive earnings and excellent training?

If you answered yes to these questions, it sounds like a career in care could be for you!

Offering a superior service within both Adults and Children’s Residential Care nationwide, a warm welcome awaits you at CareTech.

We are seeking caring, compassionate and committed Senior Support Workers to facilitate the provision of support that allows our amazing Service Users to lead ordinary lives, at our Basildon based residential care service in Essex for adult Service Users with learning disabilities.

Duties and responsibilities will include the following;

- To supervise the day-to-day delivery of care, to ensure that service users needs are met and that they participate appropriately in daily household and leisure activities.

- To be responsible for the care, welfare and safety of service users and the health and safety of staff.

- To take on the role of case coordinator for individual service users and to participate in the reviewing, reassessing and changing of person centred support plans to ensure they are up-to-date and in line with the individuals needs.

- To participate, as required, in the recruitment and selection of staff within an equal opportunities framework.

- To undertake monthly supervisions with staff as delegated and participate in the staff appraisal programme for subordinate staff.

- To act as a staff skills coach and undertake appropriate team building and training programmes, designed to meet an individuals needs or the Company’s staff development program.

- To ensure that the requirements of legislation, Care Standards and the Company’s Policies and Procedures are followed.

- To prepare service user and staff reports and ensure that the required records are maintained and up-to-date.

Our Service Users have varied likes and interests, whether this be trains, cooking, art or going to the pub; sometimes they need support and this is where you come in to help them live fulfilling and independent lives.

Why CareTech?

• We provide a full induction programme to Care Certificate Standards.

• We provide superb FREE training to achieve qualifications in Social Care.

• We have a proven progression path - most of those who started as Support Workers are now Residential Managers.

• We offer competitive rates of pay, along with an impressive benefits package including an employee assistance helpline, flexible additional holiday purchase scheme, childcare vouchers, special retail discount vouchers, stakeholder pension scheme.

• We offer apprenticeships to those with less experience looking to get into the sector.

If you are caring, compassionate and a good communicator and would like to commit to the first stage of the process, get in touch today!

Due to the nature of the role, we will pay for you to complete an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, prior to starting with us.

Successful candidates will be contacted within 7 working days.