Elite

Senior Support Worker - Learning Disabilities

Senior Support Worker

£9.73 - £10.26 per hour

37.5 hrs per week

East Maudit

My client is a local charity who need to a senior member of staff to work in their exceptional service in rural Northamptonshire. This role will supervise a team working with adults with learning disabilities, autism and dementia in a residential care home based in the beautiful Northamptonshire countryside, where growing veg and caring for small animals is part of your working day.

Duties for this post will include:

  • Working as part of the Team to provide a caring and stimulating environment within which each individual is able to fulfil their own potential
  • Supervising, supporting and directing a team ensuring cohesiveness and team working
  • Coordinating staffing and resources in order to provide a high standard of personalised care in line with CQC Essential Standards
  • Maintaining high standards of service delivery
  • Working with tenants and residents in their own homes with all aspects of everyday tasks and leisure activities
  • Maintaining effective communication with the management team

For this role you will need to have:

  • QCF Diploma Level 3 in Care (or equivalent)
  • Experience in supervising staff in a care/support environment
  • Extensive experience of working with adults with learning disabilities
  • A full UK driving licence as travel will be required between various locations
  • The ability to work on a rota basis - a structured rota will be followed but some flexibility will be needed to meet the needs of the individuals. Weekend working and the occasional 'sleep-in' may be required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

My client can offer an excellent package including:

  • A generous sick pay scheme which rewards loyal staff members on completion of the qualifying period
  • 30 days annual leave
  • A workplace pension
  • Comprehensive professional training development opportunities For more information please call Elite on 01604 879345.
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Permanent Vacancies

We always have permanent vacancies which we recruit for on behalf of companies who are looking for high quality staff - this includes care management and residential homes manager posts.

Please call us on 01604 879345 and ask to speak to our specialist division to see how we can help you, or send us your details via the contact page.

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