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Senior Support Worker

  • Salary: Up to £19000 per annum + Additional Benefits
  • Location: Oxfordshire
  • Date posted: 21-03-2018
  • Sector: Social Care
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00003861_1521653179

A national charity that support adults with learning difficulties is looking for an experienced Senior Support worker to join their supported living services based in South Oxfordshire.

You'll be vital in ensuring that the highest standard of care is given at all times. This is a maternity cover role, in which you'll be joining a leading organisation that can offer you further qualifications and career progression.

What's on offer?

  • 20 days holiday rising to 25 days after the first year
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Great rates of pay - up to £19, 000 per annum (dependent on experience)
  • Opportunity to develop your career through further training and qualifications
  • Clear career progression path
  • Full induction and on-going support from your Learning Development Specialist

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that the Support Staff offer the highest standard of care
  • Supervise and motivate a team of Support Workers
  • Promote health, safety and well-being of the service user, whilst respecting people's personal choice and empowering positive risk taking
  • To ensure that all care plans are written within a person-centred approach
  • To work to the standards set by HFT and by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and Local Authority
  • To always safeguard the service users


Requirements

  • Full, clean UK drivers licence
  • Must be flexible to work all hours, including evenings and weekend (with the potential for on-call duties)
  • NVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care (or willing to work towards)
  • Experience working with adult with learning difficulties, autism or complex needs.

If you are interested in this opportunity to work as a Senior Support Worker for a reputable national charity, then please follow the instructions to apply. Alternatively, you can contact Danielle Taylor on 0118 948 5555.