Senior Support Worker (Job Ref: 18950)

Position Categories: Full Time, Learning Disability, new, North West

Location: Bury

Salary: Up to £16,844pa based on qualifications and experience

Closing Date: 19 January 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 18950JCP, 18950GWO, 18950RED

Short Job Description:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Senior Support Worker within our Bury Learning Disabilities Services to provide person centered support to 3 people with learning disabilities, who are non-verbal with autism living in a supported living setting.

Working with a small highly skilled team of support workers, you will assist the Registered Manager in the management and provision of 24 hour support within a supported living setting.

You must have a good understanding of learning disabilities and person centered practice as well as commitment to developing the service and the staff team.
You will be responsible for
• Maximise service user outcomes by working closely with the service user, their family and friends, staff and involved professionals
• Developing and managing staff, including staff training, supervision and appraisal
• Supporting managers with business planning and service developments
• Supporting managers Quality Assurance and CQC compliance
• Auditing of service paperwork on a monthly basis
In return we offer a full induction and training program and manager support.
Relevant and transferable Skills and experience of working with individuals with learning disabilities are essential within this post.
For more information contact Debbie Pendlebury, Registered Manager on 07794 392 342
We do not accept CVs as a form of application, applicants must submit a completed Creative Support application form which can be requested or downloaded via the listed methods. You may attach a CV if you wish to support your application but CVs alone will not be accepted. An enhanced DBS check is required, which Creative Support pays for. Creative Support is not a recruitment sourcing agency; all employees are directly employed by us. We do not accept contact from recruitment candidate sourcing/advertising agencies. Upon receipt of your application we will email you a confirmation of receipt. If you do not receive this confirmation email please contact us via telephone or email. Contact information can be found on our company website. Please note applications will be shortlisted as they are received and we may contact you before the closing date to arrange an interview.

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Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road, Stockport, SK1 3TS.