Senior Support Worker

Closing date
14 Aug 2021

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Job Family: Senior Support Worker

Location: Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Pay Rate (£): £10.41ph

Vacancy Reference: (phone number removed)

Role: Senior Support Worker
Location: Balby, Doncaster
Pay Rate: £10.41ph

*New Service Opening - Training to Commence September 2021*

Here at our new specialist supported living service in Doncaster, we will be supporting 6 adults with mental health needs, traumatic backgrounds and challenging behaviours - this includes people moving on from long term hospital stays.

The aim of the service is to enable people to live a fulfilled life, as independently as possible. You will develop positive, respectful and trusting relationships with the people we support to improve their confidence and self-esteem, incorporating both therapeutic and social based activities.

As a senior support worker you will lead a team of support workers to deliver exceptional care by modelling good and reflective practice. You will promote resilience and enthusiasm throughout the staff team to ensure everyone works effectively and cohesively in the best interests of the people we support. You will be involved in the day to day maintenance of support plans, reviews, medication, finances and supervisions in addition to other responsibilities and duties.

You must be resilient, flexible and composed in your approach as this will be a challenging environment to work in, although equally rewarding. You will understand the importance of reflective practice and be involved in debriefs and incident analysis to ensure the best possible outcomes for the individual.

Due to the nature of the role, you should have previous senior or leadership experience within a similar environment.

This is a full time position which will include working on a rota basis working predominantly days and occasional waking nights.

COVID19 safety is important to us all, we support our staff and the people we support to stay safe by wearing correct PPE, including Type IIR Fluid Resistant Surgical Masks (FRSM), aprons and gloves at all times. We have a in-house team that ensures that all of our services have plenty of PPE at all times. All care and support is carried out following the latest Government guidance. Our aim is to keep you and the people we support safe

Role Specific Requirements -

Driver: Flexible on Driver Requirement

Gender: No Specific Requirement

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