Senior Support Worker

Job Reference: 76869
Posted: Wednesday 5th June 2024
Closing Date: Wednesday 19th June 2024
Up to £12.20 per hour
Leicester, Leicestershire
Full-Time

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Senior Support Worker to work under the Support Coordinator to help lead an established team of staff in Quorn, Leicestershire.

Our vibrant and friendly team in Leicestershire support up to 4 individuals with a range of support needs, including learning disabilities, physical disabilities and complex needs. You would work alongside a Support Coordinator and a team of experienced support workers onsite.  You will assist with the smooth running of the service and delivery of high quality outcome-focussed and person centred support to enable the service users to achieve greater independence.

Senior Support Worker Duties:

  • You will be positive about supporting people with a range of needs ensuring that they are enabled to be at the center of all decisions made about their lives
  • You will help the Support Coordinator to lead the team to enable the service users to have a high quality of life, and to be important and valued members of the local community
  • You will be responsible for ensuring personal, practical, emotional and social support is delivered at all times

The ideal candidate must be an experienced learning disabilities support worker who is ready to work in a leadership role and ready to take the next step in to having some additional responsibilities.  Additionally, the ability to drive is essential for this role.

Benefits of working with Creative Support:

We offer all employees competitive pay and a pension contribution in addition to 28 days annual leave. As an employer that is committed to the professional development of our staff we also support our care staff to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate and pay for your enhanced DBS. Additional benefits include enhanced maternity leave, employee support programmes and an additional day of leave each year on or around your Birthday.

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 Gold award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures, however we can only accept fully completed applications from those located in and eligible to work within the UK – Please be aware we are currently at full capacity with our Visa Sponsor Licenses, therefore we are not accepting applicants who are seeking sponsorship.

We are also not accepting applicants who are currently on a Skilled Worker Visa, seeking secondary employment, as we are unable to actively track the hours worked with the primary sponsor.

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. We do not notify unsuccessful candidates of their outcome at application stage, previously unsuccessful applicants must wait six months before reapplying.

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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