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Senior Support Worker

  • Location:

    Yaxley

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £21428 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alexandra Watts

  • Contact email:

    alexandra@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

  • Job ref:

    J2362

  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-01-22

  • Startdate:

    2020-12-23

  • Consultant:

    Alexandra Watts

Due to our on-going success and to fulfil our plans for continuous development of the organisation, we are recruiting for a Senior Support Worker at our Supported Living service based in Yaxley, Cambridgeshire.

In this fantastic new opportunity, you will be supporing adult with learning disabilities, autism, and behaviours that challenge. This role is also responsible for supporting our established staff team to carry out their wide range of duties appropriately and effectively, promoting choice and individuality for our residents at all times.

Responsibilities

• Lead by example, behave and communicate appropriately at all times.
• Positively contribute to the personal development of our tenants with both practical and emotional support.
• Design, implement, deliver and contribute in a wide range of innovative and exciting recreational events within the home and wider community. This will involve regular outings and trips and on occasion, extended visits and holidays.
• Using knowledge and experience, contribute positively to care planning and participate supportively in reviews as requested, demonstrating a sound knowledge regarding nutrition and hygiene.
• Maintain accurate, clear and concise record keeping.
• Take ownership for key-worker duties and where appropriate look to develop and strengthen links with families, friends and relevant significant others.
• Work in partnership with the Deputy Manager to ensure streamlined service delivery and consistent communication throughout the home.
• Proactively participate in supporting the staff team to include carrying out supervisions as requested.
• Attend and contribute positively to regular staff meetings and hand-over meetings, ensuring all relevant information is disseminated appropriately and in a timely manner.
• Contribute positively to the training and development of the staff team to include own personal development / highlighting any training needs.
• Operate with flexibility, participating in a shift rota (which may include sleep-ins) as requested by Management

Requirements

• Diploma Level 2 in Health and Social Care.
• Demonstrable experience supporting individuals with a learning disability and associated health conditions, with particular emphasis on autism and challenging behaviour
• Excellent written and oral communication skills to include computer literacy
 
Benefits

• Extensive training packages with time rostered out of your work rota to attend.
• Pension
• Life Assurance
• Genuine career development opportunities for those who want them.
• A beautiful home and grounds to work within.
• Fully funded DBS checks

Call Alexandra for a confidential chat on 029 21 660 880 or you apply via this job ad.

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