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Senior Support Worker

  • Location:

    Bideford, Devon

  • Sector:

    Vetro Care

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £10.07 - £11.07 per hour + continuous training & development provided

  • Contact:

    Lyndsay Burder

  • Contact email:

    lyndsay@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    895834_1581421780

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-12

  • Startdate:

    11/03/2020

  • 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?

Do 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: £10.07 per hour | £19,393 per annum

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

Location: Outskirts of Bideford, Devon

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 to secure the next step in their career in Care...

"Lyndsay provided excellent support throughout the process. Kept me up to date, throughout the whole process Lyndsay was a phone call away and always ready to talk." - Saadia

"I would like to thank the Vetro Recruitment staff who helped me with applying for a new job. I received information about lots of potential vacancies and specific details on recommended posts. I was very impressed by the very rapid response to my emails and phone calls with interviews and meetings arranged promptly. Staff clearly rang and emailed contacts to follow up interviews and meetings for me then replied to me immediately. I was provided with clear information and suggestions of interview questions which was particularly useful." - Judith

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.