Senior Support Worker

Job Reference: 74813
Posted: Wednesday 5th June 2024
Closing Date: Thursday 20th June 2024
Up to £12.20 per hour
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Full-Time

We are looking for an experienced carer to help lead a team of staff and provide care and support to individuals at our Bradford Personalised Services. We support people within their sole or shared tenancy, offering support over a 24 hour period including sleep in or waking night. We offer personalised care and support across 4 houses in Bradford.

 

You will provide direct care and support and carry out support task within the person’s home. This could involve the provision of personal care, health related tasks, support with daily living, administering medication, moving and handling, community participation and activities, household tasks and general emotional support.

 

Senior Support Worker Duties:

  • 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 Bradford. This is an opportunity for personal and career development as we offer good conditions of service and a supportive, hands-on management culture.

 

Vacancy Reference Number: 75679

Applications for this role must be submitted via the Creative Support website using the above vacancy reference number.

 

Full training is provided, as is the opportunity to work towards QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care. Benefits of working with Creative Support include a probationary bonus, pension contributions, 28 days Leave and company paid enhanced DBS.

 

We are a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organization – Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer who have recently received Investors in People Gold award.

 

We can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK. – This post will not be open to Sponsorship

Application Instructions:

To apply, candidates must complete the online application form located on our company website via the listing for the above reference numbered role. We do not accept CV’s as a method of application.

A list of all roles available can be located at: www.creativesupport.co.uk

Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed 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. We do not provide outcomes for unsuccessful applications.

For role or application queries please email recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk

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

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