Senior Support Worker

Job Reference: 56042
Posted: Monday 27th June 2022
Closing Date: Friday 15th July 2022
Up to £10.40 per hour
Newbury, Berkshire
Full-Time

Are you passionate about delivering high quality, respectful, and person centred care and support to individuals in Newbury, Berkshire? Creative Support are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced individual to join us as a Senior Support Worker and lead a passionate and friendly team of staff to support individuals living in their own homes.

Our service in Newbury, Berkshire provides excellent care and support to individuals with learning disabilities. As Senior Support Worker, you will work alongside the Team Leader to assist with the coordination and delivery of high quality outcome-focused, person centred support to tenants. You will be positive about supporting people to increase their independence and ensure that they are at the centre of all decisions made about their lives.

Your role will include:

  • Developing and leading the team to enable the tenants to have a high quality of life, and to be important and valued members of the local community
  • Be responsible for ensuring personal, practical, emotional and social support is delivered at all times
  • Assisting our Team Leaders and Registered manager in ensuring all residents receive the highest quality and care and support

At least two years’ experience in providing care and support to people with a range of complex support needs is essential for this role. As Senior Support Worker, compassion, motivation, diligence and an ability to empathise with individuals is also essential.

You must be warm, well organised, and conscientious and demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills. You will be required to work on a rota, undertaking early, late and weekend duties as required.

Benefits of working with Creative Support:

  • Free 24/7 counselling and employee support programme
  • Competitive pay and a pension with company contribution and 28 days annual leave,
  • Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff
  • All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out of hour’s teams

Creative Support is a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organisation. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer who have recently received Investors in People Silver award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures.

We would encourage you to apply to us even if you have not yet had your COVID 19 vaccine. You will be required to have your first COVID 19 vaccine prior to your interview and your second vaccine before you start work with us. This time will be used to complete post interview recruitment checks. Applicants who are unable to receive the vaccination on medical grounds are still welcome to apply with provision of their official NHS COVID pass letter of medical exemption.

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.

Application Instructions:

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 recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk 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

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