Lead Support Worker

Achieve together
Newport, UK
30 Sep 2019
23 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for a job where you can really make a difference?

We are seeking enthusiastic and dedicated practice lead support workers to join our team at our Ty Nant service in Newport, which provides community based care for adults with:

Learning disabilities

Autism spectrum conditions

Challenging behaviour

Complex health needs

Ty Nant is a specialist supported living service where individuals are supported to develop individualised person centred care plans and health action plans that promote increased choice and control over their lives and independence.
Package description
Main responsibilities

The people we support are at the heart of everything we do - they are wonderful individuals and deserve to be treated with respect, dignity and choice. Our main priority, therefore, is to find support workers with values, behaviours and attitudes to match our own.

Could this be you?

Your role will be to lead and support staff so that the people we support lead a valued and fulfilling life, by embracing the Care Council Code of Professional Conduct and being accountable for your professional behaviour.

To maximise the potential opportunities for wellbeing and provide innovative ways to support people to achieve outcomes that are measurable and in line with their care and support plans, and support appropriate and agreed risk taking in order to achieve goals.

To mentor and coach support staff in the values of CMG and demonstrate at all times a professional and knowledgeable demeanour.

In the absence of the Manager, you will be able to maintain the service provision at a high functional level.

Once you click "Apply", you will be directed to our website and asked to create an account. This will only take a few seconds and just requires you to give us your name and an email address, and will allow us to contact you regarding the vacancy. We won't share your details with any agencies or other companies.
Ideal candidate

•Experience of working in care is essential, as is an NVQ/Diploma Level 2 in Health & Social Care.

•GCSE (or equivalent) in Maths and English is also required.

•Basic computer knowledge of Word, Excel, email and internet is required.

•An understanding of HS requirements would be beneficial.

•Experience of delegating tasks and leading teams would also be of use.
About the company

We are a leading provider of care and support for adults with learning disabilities and associated complex needs, including autistic spectrum conditions, mental health needs, challenging behaviour, profound and multiple learning disabilities and epilepsy.

The people we support live in homely, family-like residences, and are encouraged to participate fully in the local community.

CMG is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the people we support, adults and children, and expect all staff to share this commitment.

Why work for CMG?

In addition to your salary, our benefits package includes:
  • a pension scheme
  • paid annual leave (28 days including bank holidays, rising to 30 days after 1 year)
  • reward/recognition schemes
  • a generous staff discount and benefits scheme

We also have excellent opportunities for career progression.

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