Senior Support Worker

Islington, London (Greater)
Starting Salary £21,798.92 per annum
20 Aug 2018
20 Sep 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Senior Support Worker – MMSSW-0818

Starting Salary:  £21,798.92 per annum (Starting salary and will be subject to increments)
Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week (includes days, evenings, sleep-ins and some weekends)

Our client is a friendly, local and thriving charity with an excellent reputation for providing high quality support and services to people with learning disabilities and their families in North London.

They are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to fulfill the role of Senior Support Worker within a supported living service for adults with mild-moderate learning disabilities. 

Working alongside a team of Support Workers, your role will involve assisting management in the day-to-day running of the services and coordinating excellent person centred care and support of service users, enabling them to live independently in their own home and be supported to engage meaningfully in daily activities. 

Working in partnership with service-users, you will also oversee the development and implementation of care plans designed to provide meaningful choice and a range of activities. The role will also involve mentoring and providing support and supervision to select members of the team.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a range of service users and other stakeholders and work independently, using their own initiative in making decisions. In addition, they will have strong administrative and organisational skills and experience of supporting and motivating people with learning disabilities to achieve their goals. Experience of supporting people with additional mental health needs would be advantageous.  

They are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about delivering excellent quality, has a positive attitude to managing a varied workload, a willingness to learn and develop new skills, and the ability to work positively as part of a team. 

The full Job Description can be found here.  

Our client is dedicated to staff development and supervision and they will provide a detailed induction and on-going training and support. 

They are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and they are looking to recruit people who share these values. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced DBS check, proof of eligibility to work in the UK and two satisfactory references.

Please apply online to receive further instructions on how to complete the application process.

How to apply: Please complete and submit an application form. They would also appreciate if you could complete a Diversity Monitoring Form.

Closing date: 9am Monday 10th September
Interviews will be held: Week commencing 10th September
Our client is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications form all sections of the community. 

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