Senior Support Worker

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

Want to work to make a difference? Are you a people person with leadership skills and good motivation? Looking for a rewarding and job satisfying role? Creative Support can offer you this.

We are looking for warm, experienced, self-motivated, positive, person centred individuals to lead a team in promoting support for service users living in a supported living tenancy. You must have leadership qualities with an interest and ability to supervise staff. Experience and ability to engage and promote enablement and Just Enough Support principles is required. Flexibility, able to plan / cover shifts on a 24 hours rota, inclusive of sleep in shifts is essential. This is an exciting opportunity for someone interested in supporting individuals to achieve positive outcomes and quality of life.

Your role will include:

  • Providing respectful emotional and practical support with daily activities to service users
  • Developing the independent living skills of service users
  • Identifying and accessing opportunities for social inclusion with service users
  • Supporting and supervising over two staff teams, as the seniors in these posts will be required to work over two supported living services.
  • Deploying staff time effectively to meet the needs of individuals
  • Collaborating with service users, families and involved professionals to maximise outcomes for service users
  • Assisting Unit Business Manager/ Registered Manager in meeting service requirements and standards
  • Developing and implementing bespoke support plans, communication approaches and positive behaviour support

This position is ideally suited for an individual who wants to develop their career in health and social care management. The role of a Senior Support Worker is an ideal stepping stone to a higher management position within Health and Social Care. The role aims to support the ideal candidate to develop knowledge and competency within Health and Social Care Management and will provide a great opportunity to gain invaluable experience. The Unit Business Manager will provide direct support and supervision.

What we offer…

Creative Support also offers a wide range of training courses and this will be a perfect opportunity for those who are seeking to progress in the health and social care sector as we also offer the QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care level 2, 3 and 5. As a senior practitioner and supervisor, we will support your continuous development by providing accredited courses such as person centred planning, communication approaches and many more. Although previous experience in a similar role is more advantageous, we would like to encourage the people with the right values and passion to apply and work to make a difference.

In return we offer a wide range of benefits to ensure job satisfaction. This includes:

  • Guaranteed Contracted Hours (Full or Part Time)
  • QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 2,3 or 5
  • Free life assurance
  • Pension with company contribution
  • A range of employee discounts

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