Senior Support Worker

Hr Linked Limited
10 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Support Worker Male & Female Required

We have an opportunity for enthusiastic and passionate Male and Female Senior Support Workers to lead a team and to provide person-centred support to adults and young people with various needs to make a positive difference to their lives.

Job Role: Senior Support worker

Job Location: Birmingham and surrounding areas

Job Type: Permanent

Full Time & Part Time

Salary: £8.00 to £9.00 hour

A rewarding job as a Senior Support Worker with a supportive team!

As a Senior Support Worker Duties may include:

- Provide positive, safe and person-centred support to individuals with various needs.
- Ensure good communication within all levels of the staff.
- Work closely with the Deputy Manager and Service manager to ensure the quality of the service is of a high standard
- Encourage, mentor and support a team to work to the best of their ability
- Work in a supportive manner with family members, external professionals and colleagues
- Assist in maintaining a good standard of safety, hygiene and tidiness, when required, to check all equipment including emergency and fire equipment and report any defects
- Carry out quality audits and document appropriately
- Prepare reports and participating in service user's reviews as required
- Participate in staff meetings, contributing to the review of current working practices and future developments
- Coordinate and monitor the staff rotas and delegate, organise and find cover for overtime shifts and cover absence when required
- Provide a positive atmosphere and lead by example
- Be part of the 1st response team.
- Setting daily plans for clients.

Requirements as a Senior Support Worker:

- NVQ Diploma in Health & Social Care Level 3
- Able to lead and motivate a team and can manage challenging situations.
- Enthusiastic and motivated with a positive attitude
- Good listening and communication skills
- A full, clean driving license would be an advantage but not essential
- Positive, can do attitude
- The ability to be a good role model
- The ability to lead by example

All applicants for the Senior Support Worker Role will be required to complete a DBS check as this is a legal requirement.

HR Linked are an equal opportunities employer.

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