Senior Support Worker

Employer
Achieve together
Location
Hastings, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
22 Oct 2020

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Summary

Job Title: Senior Support Worker

Location: St Leonards on Sea

Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: £9.50 per hour

Information: This role is shift work. Driver, full UK driving licence, is desired not essential.

Work with us!

Achieve together want you to have fun at work and make things happen for the people we support. We value everyone and we want brave people to help the people we support work towards achieving independence and reaching their goals. Achieve together is one of the UK's leading providers of support for people with learning disabilities, autism and associated complex needs.

If this sounds great to you... Then you're just what we're looking for and we'd like to hear from you!

What do our Support Workers do?

As a Lead Support Worker you will be expected to lead shifts and assist with coaching and inducting of new staff to the service. You will also be required to participate in the on call rota. You will write daily reports on activities, as well as devising and updating care plans and undertaking risk assessments for the people we support.

Our services operate 24/7, so you will work in shifts (as allocated by your manager). This means you may need to work early mornings, late evenings, weekends and bank holidays. You may also be required to undertake sleep-in shifts on a rota basis.

What experience do you need?

An NVQ/Diploma L2 or 3 in Health and Social Care is required, and experience supporting adults with learning disabilities would be a strong advantage.

You'll need to have great communication skills and be comfortable making decisions. A basic level of English and Math is also required.

Above all you need to be kind, caring and ready to work as a team to ensure that our services are comfortable, happy, fulfilling and safe places to live.

What are the Benefits?
  • 28 day holiday inclusive of bank holidays
  • Access Retail Discounts
  • Reward and recognition monthly and annual
  • Development and access to professional training
  • Access to counselling services
  • Continuous on the job training is provided
  • Contributory Pension Plan
  • Checks and Clearances paid for by Achieve together

*We reserve the right to close this advert before the closing deadline if we interview and offer the right candidate. Apply now to avoid disappointment.*

Want to know more?

Email us at or call us: 08081961416
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