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Senior Support Worker

  • Location:

    Highbridge, Somerset

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £9.03 - £9.45 per hour + continuous training & development provided

  • Contact:

    Lyndsay Burder

  • Contact email:

    lyndsay@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    895075_1564061868

  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-24

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Lyndsay Burder

Senior Support Worker
Autism | Mental Health | Complex needs
Hours: Full Time (37hrs) / Part Time (20hrs+)
Salary: £9.03 - £9.45 per hour
* It is essential that you hold a full driving licence and have access to transport.

Day & Night Senior PERMANENT contracts available!

Role Description
We have an exciting opportunity for a Support Worker to advance to a Senior level, and join a specialist learning disability / Autism / Mental Health team based near Highbridge, Somerset. You will be working for a leading UK charity who support autistic adults by providing support and promoting independence. If you are passionate about providing an excellent standard of support and have, or would like to gain, specialist ability in making a difference to individuals with a background in mental health / Autism we would love to hear from you.

The Job
The Senior Support Worker role will see you: support and care for autistic adults, enabling each person to live semi/independently and enable autistic adults access outreach services / education, join clubs and participate in community activities, assisting with personal care. You will work within a small team of Support Workers and a Line Manager to ensure the support provided helps these individuals achieve a fulfilling life.

Your working pattern will be varied over a seven day rota and will include alternate weekends & bank holidays.

To apply you must:
- Have a genuine passion to support Adults with Learning Disabilities & Complex needs
- Experience in care profession or graduates with related degree are encouraged to apply
- Car driver desirable due to rural location
- Flexibility to work a shift pattern

Other requirements:

Alongside a commitment to keeping the people we support at the centre of everything, Senior Support Workers should hold a diploma in Health and Social Care Level 2, and be willing to working towards Level 3 while in post.

Are you the ideal candidate for the job?
This is your opportunity to start a career offering a full induction and ongoing training programme and you are genuinely changing people's lives whilst joining an award winning team in the process. Whether you are looking for a career change ... a recent graduate holding a degree in a related subject ... or a Support Worker looking to work for a progressive organisation and interested in the developing into senior role.... we would love to hear from you!

Interested? Apply today!
If this sounds like the job for you click "apply" or for more information call Lyndsay for a chat on 07375 087388

Benefits
Offering a fantastic induction programme and learning and development opportunities. Providing a full induction and training programme, regular one to ones, annual appraisals, and the support you need to develop and progress your career.

  • 33 days' annual leave pro-rata (including bank holidays)
  • discounts on high street and online shopping
  • free employee assistance programme, available 24/7
  • child care vouchers
  • season ticket loans
  • cycle to work scheme
  • pension scheme
  • a supportive working environment.

We currently have a number of positions in social care; in addition to this vacancy ... so if this isn't quite what you are looking for please feel free to contact me to discuss your requirements further - ranging from full and part time; contract; permanent. If you feel any of the above is of interest to you, please contact me for an informal chat.

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