Senior Support Worker, Paignton

Modus Care Ltd
Paignton, Borough of Torbay
£8.06 - £8.73/hour Competitive
10 Jul 2017
09 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Modus Care is a well-established provider of specialist services for adults with Autistic Spectrum Disorder, learning disability, associated mental health needs and for those who may communicate and display behaviour that challenge services.

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Support Worker to join our team in Paignton. The main aspect of the role is to enable individuals to live as independently as possible using approaches in Person Centred Planning and Positive Behavioural Support.

As Senior Support Worker, you will work closely with the Team Co-ordinator and the Unit Manager to support the staff team and Service Users in a range of activities. The post of Senior Support Worker also includes on-call responsibilities.

Ideally with a NVQ/Diploma L2 in Care, the candidate must be flexible in their attitude towards the role and be highly committed to the development of the staff team. Other essential qualities include team work, leadership and effective communication skills, self- motivation and the ability use own initiative. Significant experience of challenging behaviour is essential.

Pay rate from £8.06 per hour (£9.56 weekend rate) rising to £8.73 per hour (£10.23 weekend rate) after 6 months if qualified. You will also receive a sleep in allowance of £50, an on-call allowance of £600 per annum, 30 days holiday rising up to 33 days, pension contribution and a sick pay scheme.

If you are looking for a new opportunity with career prospects and would like to be part of our dynamic organisation and help other people live fulfilled and meaningful lives, please apply