Senior Support Worker

£23,884 - £24,646 dependent on qualifications and experience
17 Dec 2013
15 Jan 2014
Job Type

You should apply for this post if you are looking for a challenge. This home provides support for 7 people with learning disabilities, to live full and exciting lives.

You will:

  • Provide leadership and day-to-day supervision of staff, modelling excellent support and care. Effectively deploying the team and other resources so that the people experience excellent outcomes
  • Work within the Trust’s 7 core competencies; communication, achievement/ results orientation, customer focus, teamwork, leadership, planning & organising and commercial & business awareness
  • To assist the people you support to be independent, have better communication skills to communicate their choices and decisions, have a variety of creative activities, and a sense of fulfilment and freedom
  • Be innovative, flexible, open to a challenge, willing to try new activities, confident and calm under pressure

You will have:

  • At least 2 years’ experience of working with people with learning disabilities
  • A relevant nursing qualification with a current NMC registration. RNLD, RNMH, ENLD or RGN qualification plus a recognised social care qualification or training and or relevant Level 3 Management qualification
  • Maths and English GSCE or O level grade A-C / CSE grade 1

For further information about this role please contact Nicola Webster 0779 545 0076.

Please note - closing date for this post is 15th January, 2014.

We offer excellent staff benefits including a competitive pension scheme, generous holidays and childcare vouchers plus comprehensive training and development including sponsorship to gain a Diploma in Health and Social Care.

Please note - all successful applicants for this role will require an enhanced DBS check