Senior Support Worker

Recruiter
Venn Group
Location
London, South East England
Salary
19000.0000
Posted
16 Jun 2017
Closes
16 Jul 2017
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

VENN GROUP The specialists in professional temporary recruitment

An excellent opportunity has arisen within a well known charity for a Senior Support Worker to join their organisation for a 9 month contractSenior Support WorkerLength: 9 monthsLocation: HertfordshireSalary: £19000Hours: 37.5 hours per week Essential requirements:

  • Must have experience supervising a team
  • DBS within 12 months
  • Experience in dealing with vulnerable adults
  • Valid UK driving licence and access to a car

The role:

  • To arrange shifts to ensure 24/7 cover
  • Ensure that staff are regularly appraised on work performance and with the support of the service manager deal with any issues were performance is not satisfactory
  • Support service users with all aspects of their agreed support plan
  • Support people with regards to decision making and lifestyle choices, enabling them to gain independence
  • Develop positive relationships with families and carers
  • Work in line with the company`s Adults Protection and Prevention of Abuse Policy and Whistle Blowing Policy to ensure that people are kept safe at all times
  • Support the development of person centred planning, ensuring each individual`s plan has meaningful and achievable goals
  • Support people to take an active role in the community by accessing local facilities and wider community resources
  • Ensure the security of the building and the safety of the people living in the home
  • To be flexible and responsive at all times to meet the changing needs of the service and the service users

To apply for this excellent opportunity or to find out more information on other opportunities available in more local areas to you, don`t hesitate to contact Alex Lee by email at *Venn Group`s "Recommendation Scheme": if you recommend a candidate who is subsequently placed by Venn Group (for a minimum of 2 weeks) you will be eligible for £25 worth of vouchers from a choice of high street organisations.