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DATE ADDED: Tue 28/01/2020

Senior Support Worker

Kent, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime


Do you want the next step in your future career and have a stable experience as a Senior Support Worker? Then wait no longer and apply today!! We are seeking a Senior Support Worker to make a real difference to the lives of the people we support.
Your new role will include the following:- Deputise in support of the Service Manager, managing and monitoring performance in areas delegated team management, operational targets, quality standards and sector regulatory requirements.
Reporting back to the manager.
Acts as the Designated Responsible Person on shift as required.
Manages the team and the staff rota as delegated by the Service Manager.
Manages team workload, as authorised by the Service Manager, by delegating appropriate tasks to staff, directing and supporting them to organise and co-ordinate their specific tasks deadlines and quality standards.
Contributes to recruitment, induction, support and training of staff as required.
Demonstrates confidentiality and discretion at all times.
Responsible for health and safety (H&S) of site users at all times and for the requirements relating to the site as delegated by the Service Manager.
The Ideal Candidate We expect our Senior Support Workers to share our vision to ensure that ‘every moment has potential’ for the people we support to learn new skills and to achieve their goals.
Basic numeracy and literacy skills as well as good English are a must, as well as computer (Word/Excel) skills and some knowledge of Health and Safety requirements.
An NVQ/Diploma L2 or 3 in Health and Social Care is also required, and significant experience supporting adults with learning disabilities.
Above all you need to be kind, caring and ready to work as a team to ensure that our services are comfortable, happy, fulfilling and safe places to live.
About The Company We are a leading provider of care and support for adults with learning disabilities and associated complex needs, including autistic spectrum conditions, mental health needs, challenging behaviour, profound and multiple learning disabilities and epilepsy.
The people we support live in homely, family-like residences, and are encouraged to participate fully in the local community.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the people we support, adults and children, and expect all staff to share this commitment.
Why work for Achieve together? In addition to your salary, our benefits package includes: a pension scheme paid annual leave reward/recognition schemes a generous staff discount and benefits scheme We also have excellent opportunities for career progression.