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Senior Support Worker

Employer
Voyage Care
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
7 Jun 2022

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Job Title: Senior Support Worker - Full Time - 37.5 hours per week

Shifts: Covering shifts on a rota basis, Monday - Sunday; early, late and night shifts - 8:00am-3:00pm, 3:00pm-10:00pm and 10:00pm - 8:00am

Service/Location: Westwood in Coundon, Coventry

Pay Rate: £10.50 per hour

Role Overview:

At Westwood we support nine people with learning disabilities, autism and/or behaviours that challenge. We have eight people living in the main house, two in their own flats, and one individual lives in a separate bungalow. As a Support Worker you will help promote independence and support the people to lead as fulfilling life as possible, incorporating both therapy based activities and social based activities.

Overseeing Support Workers, our Senior Support Workers ensure the support team work in accordance with care plans for individuals with learning disabilities, autism and/or behaviours that challenge. You'll operate within the home and local community settings providing hands-on care to the people we support, so you can expect total involvement in everything we do.

Requirements:

Our Senior Support Workers are required to have at least a Level 2 qualification in Health & Social Care, sound experience of supporting people with varying care needs, and are familiar with leading a team and managing responsibilities of the teams record keeping along with supervising the team on a daily basis and bi-monthly supervision. With a commitment to care and a passion for making a difference. In return, we offer all the training, benefits and options for career development you would expect from a leader in our field.

We offer a great range of benefits which include:

Paid DBS & Holidays **
Salary scale /progression if you want it
Life insurance & Pension Scheme
Retail rewards & savings
Long service awards
Refer a Friend Scheme which rewards £500 to £2000 T&C apply**Should your employment with Voyage Care terminate for any reason within the first 3 months of your employment start date, the full cost of the DBS will be repayable back to us. Deducted from your final salary.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. We are an equal opportunities employer. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS/PVG check and Regulated Activity which will include a check against the Barred adult list.

COVID-19 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.

* Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement, in accordance with the Equality Act 2010
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