Senior Support Worker

Zoek Pin Torquay, Torbay, England


Permanent (Full time)

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Job Summary Job Title Senior Support Worker Location Torquay, Devon, TQ2 Hours Full time Salary Competitive Information This role is shift work, full UK licence is desired not essential In a world of uncertainty care is the one industry that will always be needed so help us to help you. Achieve together are taking the current climate very seriously and your safety as well as the people we support, is of the upmost importance with this in mind achieve together are offering video calls and telephone interviews to ensure social distancing. Work with us Achieve together want you to have fun at work and make things happen for the people we support. We value everyone and we want brave people to help the people we support work towards achieving independence and reaching their goals. Achieve together is one of the UK’s leading providers of support for people with learning disabilities, autism and associated complex needs. If this sounds great to you…then you’re just what we’re looking for and we’d like to hear from you What do our Senior Support Workers do? Supporting someone isn’t just personal care; it’s so much more. As a Senior Support Worker you will support the day to day running of the service, complete handovers, spot checks and have a proactive approach to solving problems. Although you will lead, coach, mentor and support a dedicated staff team, you will also provide hands on support and will support individuals with day to day activities such as social activities, sports and hobbies along with general household duties and supporting with administration of medication. Our Senior Support Workers are focused on active listening, meaningful engagement and ensuring people lead full, healthy and active lives. If you would like to know more details about the role please click the job description below. What experience do you need? Experience of working in an Autism, Learning Disabilities, Mental Health sector environment as a Shift Leader, Senior Carer, Senior Healthcare Assistant, Senior Care Assistant, Senior Care Worker, Senior Dom Care Worker, Senior Health Carer, Senior Residential Care Worker would be advantageous. An NVQ/Diploma L2 or 3 in Health and Social Care is desirable but not essential. You’ll need to have great communication skills and be comfortable making decisions. A basic level of English and Maths is also required and a genuine passion for care. What are the Benefits? Structured and supported induction to get you off to a flying start, including welcome days hosted by your Operations Director Career development pathways to support you to explore your potential and achieve your ambitions Fully funded qualifications to support your professional development Full ongoing learning and development opportunities by our in-house team and external specialists Discounts platform for permanent staff, including gift cards, discount codes and other benefits Pensions – we contribute to your retirement fund Refer a Friend bonus scheme Long Service Awards Employee of the Month Awards Annual Staff Awards Lots of opportunities to attend company-wide activities and days with the people we support Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for help with financial, physical and mental wellbeing DBS checks and clearances paid for by Achieve together We reserve the right to close this advert before the closing deadline if we interview and offer the right candidate. Apply now to avoid disappointment. This job was originally posted as ######

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