Senior Support Worker
Northampton, Northamptonshire, England
Permanent (Full time)
Creative Support have an exciting new opportunity for an enthusiastic and dedicated Senior Support Worker to assist the Management Team working at our Northampton Community Services. Working with a highly skilled team of Managers and support staff you will be responsible for supporting the team in delivering the day-to-day provision of support to individuals with learning disabilities and behaviour that may challenge in Northamptonshire.
Do you have what it takes?
You must have a good understanding of learning disabilities, complex care needs, and person-centred practice, and have a real commitment to your development and to the development of the service. You must be able to demonstrate positive practice and values at all times, mentor and coaching staff to develop their skills.
We offer a hands-on management approach for Senior Support Staff, and offer a full induction and access to relevant training. At least one year’s experience in supporting people with learning disabilities is essential for this role, and experience supervising a staff team and devising rotas would be beneficial.
A clean driving license and access to a car is essential for this role.
Benefits of working with Creative Support:
• Free 24/7 counselling and employee support programme,
• Competitive pay and a pension with company contribution,
• Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff,
• All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out of hours teams.
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 Silver award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures.
We expect all applicants to Creative Support to have had at least their first Covid 19 vaccination prior to starting employment with us and to be committed to having the second vaccination within a 3 month period.
Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme
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