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19 Feb 2021

Senior Support Worker

High Wycombe, UK

£11.12 - £12.05

Salary

£11.12 - £12.05 per hour

Currency

GBP

Type

Permanent

Ref No

PK45673_1613748393

Date Posted

19-Feb-21

Senior Support Workers & Team Leaders needed

Fantastic independent care company

Ref No. PK45673



Our client is a growing, dynamic care company which has developed bespoke services over several years within central High Wycombe, providing support to adults with learning disabilities, mental health needs, ASD, and challenging behaviours. They have multiple sites around the town including Residential, Supported Living and step-down services and are looking for dedicated Senior Support Workers to join their growing team.



About the role:

The company provides support for people with a variety of needs including but not limited to learning disabilities, challenging behaviours and mental health conditions. They pride themselves on offering person centered care, maximising each individuals potential for health improvement and promoting a positive sense of self-worth. Some services have clients who will require assistance with personal care and there are also some with challenging behaviours. Services vary in size from 5 to 13 clients and depending on your experience and preference the company can base you at the service that best suits your skills and background to best support their clients.

As a Senior Support Worker, you will be responsible for ensuring a high quality of care and service is provided to all residents at all times. You'll play a key part with care delivery in the home including personal care, record keeping, dealing with residents' monies, and administering medication. You will need to demonstrate the ability to undertake daily living skills (cooking, budgeting, domestic duties) and impart these skills to others. We want you to be enthusiastic and bring your personality into the role, throwing yourself into all aspects of life within the service and bring that enthusiasm to the residents.

As a Senior member of the team you will support the Support Workers and Care Workers and ensure that the very highest standards of support are provided in accordance with the company's Mission Statement.



Key details

* Full time, permanent Senior Support Worker / Team Leader roles

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37.5 hours per week; part time of 22.5 or 30 hours per week
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7:30am-3pm; 2:30pm-10pm
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£11.12-12.05 per hour
* Excellent opportunities for career development and further training

* 28 days holiday + 1 additional day for each year worked

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Employee assistance program



Requirements:

* Previous experience within a supported living/residential care home as a Senior Support Worker / Care Team Leader

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NVQ Level 2/3 in Health and Social Care
* Medication trained



For more information please call Phil King on 0118 309 4222.