Senior Support Worker

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Health, Medicine
South West
£11 per hour
Salary Description:
HCRG Care Group
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Job DescriptionSenior Support Worker

Hourly rate £11.00

£300 joining bonus.

We know working in care is more than ‘just a job’. To us its playing a crucial role in enabling the people we support to live their best lives.

Unlock your potential by joining our team as a Support Workers at Atlantic Way.

Atlantic Way Care Mid and West is spread over three individual sites providing 24-hour support for individuals with a vast range of complex Mental Health needs.

We have an 11-bed provision in the market town of Tavistock within West Devon where we support anyone unwell with Mental Health who may need additional support before living independently in the community.

In line with government guidelines COVID vaccinations are preferred but no longer essential within care settings.

Senior Support Worker Role and Responsibilities: 

To assist the senior management to assess people we support needs, with a Person-Centred Framework and the Supporting People Initiative.
Assist to facilitate and support the people we support to integrate within their local community.
Identifying training needs of other staff and co-ordinate training initiatives in consultation with the Registered Manager.
Working with people we support to initiate and develop new ideas and methods regarding the quality of service delivery in conjunction with other colleagues.
Keep up-to-date with changes by participating in discussions, training sessions and workshops when required to do so.
Have a full understanding of Care Standards.
Maintain a high standard of professional conduct and morale by encouraging and motivating staff morale by personal example, and appearance.
Assist the management with the co-ordination, supervision and monitoring of staff work and practices
Co-ordinate the arrangements of resident appointments
Assist management to organise regular (monthly) House meetings
Administer medications when required, in line with prescription guidelines

The Ideal candidate will have:

A Level 3 in Health and Social care
Experience supporting adults with mental health conditions and/or learning disabilities.
Mentoring others in a team.

In line with government guidelines COVID vaccinations are preferred but no longer essential within care settings.

Apply today or email

Contact Details:
HCRG Care Group
Tel: 03002471111
Contact: Careers Team (MH)

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