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Date Added: Thu 07/01/2021

Senior Support Worker

Walsall, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: 19000 - Excellent Career Progression Opportunities

Job title: Senior Support WorkerReports to: Registered Manager Brief Job Description: We are looking for a Senior Support Worker with experience in supported living or extra care services to join our care and support team in Walsall, West Midlands.
The Senior Support Worker will support the Registered Manager in providing leadership to the administration, care, catering, housekeeping, laundry and maintenance functions of our service.
The Senior Support Worker will deputise for the function of the Deputy Manager during their absence, while at all times supporting the decisions made by the Registered Manager.
They will need to maintain care, support and management skills at a current level, and undertake such training and development as may from time-to-time be required in order to progress their career.
The Senior Support Worker will have a responsibility to manage our service in accordance with standards agreed with the Registered Manager, Registered Provider, legislative requirements, relevant regulations, and in line with accepted best practice, and within the financial plans agreed from time-to-time with the Registered Provider.
Location:Walsall, West MidlandsWorking Hours:Nominally 40 hours per week, subject to achievement of goals and objectives and the covering of vacant shifts.
The Senior Support Worker will be expected to maintain an on-call facility, and in the case of holiday or sickness, to arrange for the facility to be maintained.
Sleep ins may be required at some sites within the service.
Requirements:A minimum of at least two years experience in a support worker position.
Minimum NVQ L2 in Health & Social Care or equivalent relevant qualifications Benefits:Excellent career progression opportunitiesCompany Profile: Upward Care provides care and support to people who have an assessed care and support need and may have but not limited to: - A learning disability- A mental health diagnosis- A physical disability- An autistic spectrum condition- An acquired brain injury- Sensory impairment- Dementia We are sustainably growing and expanding company looking to recruit only the best employees to deliver an unrivalled high quality supported living and extra care service to people within their own homes.
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