Senior Support Worker (Senior Care Worker)
Our client has an opportunity for you to join their team as a Senior Support Worker in Barnet where they support adults who have a range of complex needs, including sensory loss and learning disabilities. They are looking for a reliable and motivated person to join their professional team as a Senior Support Worker.
Senior Support Worker
Reference number: 42143
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (full time)
Location: Barnet, North London
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £20,108 - £21,845 per annum inc. London Allowance
As their new Senior Support Worker, you will support their amazing individuals and contribute to the development of Support Workers within the team. This opportunity is offered on a permanent full time basis, working 37.5 hours per week in an accommodation services setting.
You will contribute to the day to day running of a responsive innovative and high quality service for people sensory impairments and complex needs. Special attention will be paid to the creation of a continuous learning environment that will seek to maximise the potential of each person they support.
Being a Sense Senior Support Worker can be the springboard to your future career - and to all sorts of opportunities and management roles.
Flexibility is needed as working times do vary and will include evenings, weekends and sleep-ins; they will however provide you with a rota in advance so you can plan your life accordingly.
About the organisation
Our client is a national charity that supports people who are deafblind, those with sensory impairments and those with complex needs, to enjoy more independent lives.
They have a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.
Working as a Senior Support Worker can be incredibly rewarding; they offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition they have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join their Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.
The successful candidate will have a proven track record of motivating others including carrying out supervision meetings. You will have experience of working with adults with disabilities, monitoring the care provided and identifying and resolving issues arising from the 'day to day' operation.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate willingness to participate in training and development.
You will have the ability to communicate in a variety of different methods and be prepared to deal with challenging situations; they will support you to further develop these skills. You will also be expected to work on your own initiative and show patience and understanding.
Closing date: Wednesday 30 August 2017
Interview date: Friday 15 September 2017
To start: To be discussed at interview
To find out more information and apply for this position, please click the apply button. You will then be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to the employer’s website.
If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio, further details can be found on their website.
Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore all offers of employment, where appropriate, are subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Our client is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work.
No agencies please.