Senior Support Worker - Derby | Zoek UK
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Senior Support Worker
£9.70 - £9.70 PerHour
Permanent (Full time)
Senior Support Worker Closing Date: Wednesday 12th May 2021 Full-Time Creative Support have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and dedicated Senior Support Worker to assist the Management Team working at our Learning Disability and Supported Living Services in Derby.
If you think you're the right match for the following opportunity, apply after reading the complete description.
Working with a highly skilled team of Managers and Supported Living staff, you will be responsible for supporting the team in delivering the day-to-day provision of support to individuals with learning disabilities and supported living arrangements in Derby.
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 will be expected to contribute to management team meetings and to partake in development opportunities across two key services in Derby.
You must be able to lead a team by example, demonstrating positive practice and values at all times.
We offer a hands-on management approach for Senior Support Staff, and offer a full induction and access to relevant training.
We are looking for someone who has strong commination, computer and motivational skills.
Our supported tenancies are vibrant and busy houses, we support individuals who actively engage with the local community, football plays a large part in the social calendar for several tenants, who are season ticket holders for Derby Our tenants are always enthusiastic about being involved and we need someone who shares the same drive and passion about achieving goals and maximising independence, choice and opportunity.
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.
Furthermore, a clean driving licence is desirable.
Benefits of working with Creative Support: Free 24/7 counselling and employee support programme, Support to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate, Competitive pay and a pension with company contribution and 28 days annual leave, Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff, All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out of hour’s teams.
Application Instructions: In order to apply, please read the job description and then complete the online application form using the links on the Apply page.
You can also download a copy of our application form using the links.
Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address 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.