Senior Support Worker

Recruiter
NFP People
Location
Suffolk
Salary
£16398 - £19292 Per Annum
Posted
09 Jan 2019
Closes
06 Feb 2019
Ref
1038
Contact
NFP People
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Are you an experienced Support Worker, patient, fun and have a great sense of humour? Our client is looking for an exceptional individual to support a 26 year-old lady with a learning disability, within her own home.

Position: Senior Support Worker
Location: Mildenhall and Bury St Edmunds
Job type: Permanent (guaranteed hours)
Hours: Full time, part time and bank hours available
Salary: £16,398 - £19,292, overtime and sleep-ins available

Benefits: A minimum of 28 days holiday per year, Flexible working arrangements, Contributory pension plan, Occupational maternity pay, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, health cash plan, access to thousands of retail discounts.

Full induction process, outstanding training opportunities, development and career progression, opportunities to gain recognised qualifications, free DBS screening, flexible working.

About the role:

Being a Senior Support with our client is all about being an excellent role model and mentor, ensuring Support Workers in your team do a really good job.

You will be supporting a 26 year old lady with a learning disability, who is about to move into her own home. She enjoys wide variety of activities such as arts and crafts, music and dancing, watching CBeebies, cooking and baking., She also has a passion for fashion, as well as getting her hair and nails done!

This is a rewarding role and no two days will be the same. However, you will need to be the sort of person who can take things in your stride, remain calm and be confident in dealing with sometimes difficult situations.

About you:

You must have significant experience of directly supporting people with a learning disability, and ideally have experience of supervising and/or supporting other staff to develop within the role of support worker.

You must have a genuine interest in supporting people with a learning disability, mental health issues, autism or acquired brain injuries, as well as the ability to deal with challenging behaviour.

Our clients’ focus is on enabling people to work, learn, live and manage their own lives in the way they want.

Being a driver would be great, although not essential, as would knowing some Makaton, although training will be available. As long as you are patient, fun and have a great sense of humour then apply today.

Our client encourages your ongoing learning and development and you will have the opportunity to complete recognised social care qualifications.

All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check which will be paid for.

Whilst experience is not essential as full training will be provided we very much welcome previous experience working as Home Carer, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker.