Senior Support Worker
Do you have the commitment, compassion and person-centred values to be able to make a real difference to the lives of adults who may have a learning disability in the Salford area? Are you passionate about delivering high quality, engaging, respectful and dignified care and support to individuals in Salford?
If so, we are looking for an experienced carer to help lead a team of staff and provide care and support to individuals at our Salford service.
Senior Support Worker Duties:
– To ensure that all of our service users receive high quality, individualised, person-centered support,
– To provide mentorship; support; guidance for the staff team working within the service,
– To develop warm and trusting relationships with clients and to encourage them to express their needs, views and concerns,
– Support the management of service delivery, effectively meeting the needs of the clients,
– You will be required to work in a flexible manner which may include working evenings, weekends, waking nights and sleep in’s.
Applicants will be able to demonstrate a warm, compassionate and person-centred approach to working with people with a learning disability, and understand the principles of person centred care. You will have the skills and personal qualities to be able to engage with people in meaningful planning and therapeutic activities.
Good written and verbal communication skills are essential along with strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise and manage a busy workload. Flexibility to the needs of the service is essential, and a willingness to follow instruction and accept supervision is also required.
At least two years’ experience of providing care and support to people with learning disabilities and other needs is essential for this role, as is a passion to provide excellent managerial support to a friendly staff team in Salford. This is an opportunity for personal and career development as we offer good conditions of service and a supportive, hands-on management culture.
We are a passionate, inclusive and anti-racist organisation. We embrace diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds and cultures. As a Disability Confident Employer we welcome applications from people with a disability, and as a proud Stonewall Diversity Champion we actively encourage applications from the LGBT+ community.
We will be interviewing for this role as suitable applications are received and may close this role before the closing date upon a successful candidate being appointed.
In order to apply, please read the job description and then complete the online application form using the links above.
You can also download a copy of our application form using the links above. Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org to be considered for the vacancy. If you have not received a response to your application within 10 working days of the closing date please accept this as notification of an unsuccessful application. Unsuccessful applicants must wait 6 months before reapplying.
If you require any advice on completing your application form, please call us on 0161 236 0829.
Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK1 3TS