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Senior Support Worker

  • Location: Builth Wells
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sector: Care
  • Salary: £25293 - £28413 per annum
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Jason Murphy

Are you looking for a step up into a Management role, or are you looking for a new service to develop your skills?

Do you want a full-time permanent job where you can make a difference in the lives of people with learning disabilities? No 2 days are the same and getting paid to go to the Cinema and the Zoo are certainly perks to the job!!

I have an EXCITING role that is split with 14 hours of Managing the service and 21 hours of hands-on experience. You will be working alongside an experienced service manager developing your skills.

I am recruiting several CARING and PASSIONATE Senior Support Workers to join a Residential Service for Adults with Learning Disabilities and Complex Needs. The service, which is located in Builth Wells supports adults aged between 18 - 65.
The service is looking for candidates with a caring nature and the ability to have fun and engage with the people they support.

  • Salary: £25,293 - £28,413
  • Hours: Full Time 40 hours a week
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Shifts: Monday-Friday with one weekend day shift every 4 weeks (Sat or Sun)
  • Location: Builth Wells

This is a good opportunity for those looking to take the next step in their career from a Support worker Role Previous management experience not essential, as full training will be provided.

Benefits of the Senior Support Worker role:

  • Getting paid to go to the Zoo and the Cinema amongst many other activities!!
  • Genuine progression opportunities
  • DBS & Social Care Wales Registration paid for.
  • Opportunity to complete professional qualifications - FULLY FUNDED!
  • Dedicated induction programme with your line manager
  • Range of bespoke training to equip staff with the skills needed to work with people with various complex needs
  • Professional and recognised Health and Social Care development opportunities
  • Enhancements for some Bank Holidays
  • Enhanced Maternity leave after the qualifying period
  • WHA Healthcare Scheme
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Fully paid training and support to achieve QCF qualification
  • Staff benefits portal including discounted shopping and Technology scheme
  • Blue light card scheme
  • Company mobile phone
  • Savings and loan scheme
  • Access to the Independent Employee Assistance Programme

As an Assistant Senior Support Worker, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Support the Manager and have joint responsibility for managing the team and the service.
  • Planning rotas, management of staff teams,
  • Ensuring compliance within the service.
  • Encouraging independence and supporting individuals to make their own choices.
  • Ensuring the safety of the service users.
  • Following care plans for each individual.
  • Taking service users out into the community.
  • Participating in activities such as arts, crafts, gardening, and day trips.
  • Varying levels of personal care.

Requirements:

  • NVQ or QCF Level 2 in Health & Social Care and willing to work towards Level 3
  • Senior Support Worker Experience
  • Must be resilient.
  • Drivers ESSENTIAL due to the nature of the role
  • Candidates must be happy to do personal care.

Can you provide the best specialist support to the people within this service whilst inspiring them to live happy, healthy, and meaningful lives whilst having a whole lot of fun!

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