Senior Support Worker

Stoke-on- Trent
£18,523.40 per annum (£9.47 per hour)
06 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Kristina Best
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Cheadle, Stoke on Trent

JOB TITLE: Support Worker Team Leader

SALARY & BENEFITS: £18,523.40 per annum (£9.47 per hour) with excellent career progression opportunities

WORKING HOURS: 37.5 hours per week

THE COMPANY: We are pleased to be working with one of the largest charities nationally who are dedicated to providing high-quality, personalised support to adults with learning disabilities. For the last 25 years their reputation has been built upon their values, passion and commitment to enable people with Learning Disabilities to live active and fulfilling lives.

THE ROLE: An exciting opportunity has arisen for Team Leaders Support Workers to really make a difference to individual’s lives. You will be supporting each person to live the life they want within their community in which they live, to build positive relationships and to reach their potential.

Key Responsibilities –
- Social and emotional support, either at home and/or in my local community
- Support with their shopping, assist with budgeting,
- Building/maintaining relationship with friends and family
- Household tasks including cooking, cleaning and laundry
- Going out for walks, drives, swimming and other activities that people supported may want to experience.

THE CANDIDATE: We know this is a challenging role, so we are hoping to find resilient people who can see this as more than job – this is a chance to make a real difference, that will not only enrich someone else's life but also yours.
We are looking for great people to join the Support Worker team who are seeking a satisfying opportunity within the Health & Social Care sector. You do need experience within a support worker position.
- Full induction process and dedicated manager to support you
- Outstanding training and development opportunities as a Support Worker
- Opportunity to gain recognised qualifications
- Career progression

Key experience essential for the role:
- Empathy, caring and sensitivity to the needs of others
- Car drivers essential
- Previous experience is essential

Previous experience working as Home Carer, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker are all desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.

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