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Senior Support Worker

  • Location:

    Highbridge, Somerset

  • Sector:

    Vetro Care

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £19393 - £20393 per annum + continuous training & development provided

  • Contact:

    Lyndsay Burder

  • Contact email:

    lyndsay@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    895834_1581420473

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-12

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Lyndsay Burder

ARE YOU AN EXPERIENCED SUPPORT WORKER LOOKING FOR THE NEXT STEP?

CAN YOU SUPPORT INDIVIDUALS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES & AUTISM?

DO YOU WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE?

If you have bags of energy, a common sense approach and a background in working with autistic people?

We have a perfect role for you, where you can truly make a positive impact on the lives of individuals.

Job: Senior Support Worker

Hourly rate: £19,393 per annum (£10.07 per hour)

Contract: Permanent, DAY OR WAKING NIGHT Contracts available (including alternate weekends)

Location: Outskirts of Highbridge, Somerset

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a residential service for autistic people. Giving adults with autism the opportunity to lead fulfilling and increasingly independent lives in a beautiful environment.

**Due to the activities and the location of the site, it is essential that you have a full drivers licence and a car**

What will you do as Senior Support Worker;

Support the Management team with the daily running of the service

Be a positive and influential member of the team

Provide hands-on support to enable residents to gain in confidence and independence and to build their social and communication skills.

Work calmly and efficiently - whilst dealing with challenging situations

Who Are We Looking For?

  • Level 2 Diploma in Adult Care
  • Due to the nature of our service, a background in Learning Disabilities is essential
  • Common sense approach
  • People person, able to relate to residents
  • IT Literate
  • Caring nature and a good sense of humour always helps!

Benefits

  • Genuine opportunities for career progression
  • Opportunity to continue training and professional development
  • Reward/recognition schemes
  • Generous staff discount and benefits scheme
  • Free enhanced DBS

**Interviews are being held throughout February and March**

To be considered for this role, please click "Apply". One of the Vetro team will be in touch to talk about the role in more detail and your experience.

Here are some of the latest comments from candidates we have recently supported through the recruitment process and secure permanent employment ..

"My point of contact, Lyndsay, was fantastic and successful in helping me secure a role which suits my current career goals. I highly recommend Vetro recruitment as they really show they care through their excellent approachability and assistance" - Katrina

"Vetro recruitment have provided outstanding support towards my career journey, and in particular Lyndsay, about whom, I can only think of positive words to say. Whilst granting me with an array of opportunities she has allowed me to believe what I can achieve, and I have significantly grown in confidence throughout the recruitment process, all thanks to her outstanding and continuous support whenever it is needed" - Megan

At Vetro Recruitment we have over 100 years' combined recruitment experience helping people plan their career path, navigate the job market and find their ideal role. We are REC GOLD accredited and CIW registered and pride ourselves on the service we offer our clients and candidates. We will work alongside you at all stages of the job application process and help you identify, apply for and secure your ideal role.

Whether you are looking for a permanent or temporary position we're here to help.

www.vetrorecruitment.co.uk