Senior Support Worker

Simplified Recruitment
£21,790 per year
06 Apr 2017
25 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Support Worker

PLUS is delighted to be able to offer an exciting opportunity for experienced staff to progress their career and assist the manager in meeting a wide variety of challenges. You would initially be based in our Day Services team that provides support to adults with learning disabilities both in local day centres and in their home through outreach. You will guide and assist junior staff and be responsible for the day to day supervision of the service. This is an excellent opportunity to take the first steps on a career path for those staff who aspire to be future managers.

You would be required to ensure the smooth running of the services within the legal requirements of CQC and any commissioner requirements. You may also attend care/support planning meetings and liaise with health and social care professionals involved in service users' care as well as supporting service users in the same way as other support staff across the full range of duties.

This is a full time post, so applicants must be prepared to work the full range of shifts including weekends. As you may need to be transferred to other services should need arise you must also be able to fulfill sleep-in or waking night requirements. You must be physically capable of pushing wheelchairs and supporting service users who may be physically dependent. You will need a minimum of 2 years appropriate experience and a hold a Diploma in Health & Social Care at level 3 or above.

Salary £21,790 per Annum

Closing date: 21st April 2017

Please apply online with your CV and cover letter for this Senior Support Worker role.

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