Senior Support Worker

Recruiter
CREATIVE SUPPORT
Location
Hartlepool
Posted
10 Mar 2019
Closes
27 Mar 2019
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

You will develop and organise a flexible and high quality service in two of our Hartlepool Supported Living Schemes for adults with learning disabilities. You will supervise and manage established teams of staff providing person centered support to enable service users to maintain their independence, experience improved wellbeing and enjoy opportunities for personal development.

You will provide outcome focused support to enable service users to lead fulfilling and valued lives, maintain their tenancies, participate in their local community, develop independent living skills and achieve their personal goals and desired outcomes. The supported living services operate 24/7 with waking night shift.

This is an opportunity for personal and career development as we offer good conditions of service and a supportive, hands-on management culture.

You will encourage staff to take responsibility for upholding positive workplace values and building great working relationships.

You must have skills in positive communication and engagement and will be able to demonstrate unconditional positive regard for the people we support. You will also have skills in the assessment of needs along with positive and proactive risk management so that support planning for individuals demonstrates an active and fulfilling life with an emphasis on a ‘can do’ approach.

As well as providing direct support you will manage and deploy staff effectively to meet the needs of service users, taking into account their personalised schedules and activity plans.

You will work closely with the service users families involving them in their lives.

You will work with other agencies and professionals on a regular basis creating a multi-disciplinary approach.

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