Senior Support Worker / Housing and Family Support Worker

Bluetownonline Ltd
Lanarkshire, Scotland
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Senior Support Worker (Housing and Family Support Services)

Location: East Kilbride, G74

Salary: £20,357 - £23,546 per annum

Working Hours: An average of 39 hours per week

Closing Date: 5pm on Monday 31st July 2017

The organisation is an independent Charity which delivers support services to vulnerable people helping them to adapt to change and to improve their quality of life.

Job Role:

The company is currently recruiting for a Senior Support Worker to join their team. The Senior Support Worker will assist the Team Leader in ensuring that the service is delivered effectively and achieves set key performance indicators whilst working within the ethical framework of the company.

The post holders will work an average of 39 hours per week.

Key result areas include:

  • Effective delivery of a sustainable service to provide a continuum of care for service users
  • Effective line management and support and supervision of staff team
  • Sound understanding of local budgets
  • Comprehensive and efficient recording systems to support the needs of service users
  • Consistent adherence to all relevant policies and procedures ensuring best practice and legal compliance

The Candidate:

It is essential that all applicants have/are:

  • SVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care or SCQF equivalent (or working towards)
  • Experience of working with service user group relevant to service area
  • Ability to induct, supervise, support, appraise and manage performance of staff
  • Ability to manage staffing issues on daily basis (performance, sickness absence, time management)
  • Ability to support staff to develop skills in assessment, support planning, risk assessment and reviews

What they offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company pension
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Excellent training opportunities

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Candidates with experience or relevant job titles of; Senior Support Worker, Senior Development Worker, Senior Housing Assistant, Care Support Worker, Social Worker, Support Worker, Senior Support Assistant, Care Helper, Healthcare Assistant, Residential Care Support, Social Care may also be considered for this role.