Senior Support Worker

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Health, Medicine
South East
Sittingbourne, Kent
£9.50 to £9.50 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to UKP 9.50 per hour
Achieve Together
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Job Summary
Job Title:                         Senior Support Worker
Location:                         Sittingbourne, ME10 4JA.
Hours:                             37.5 hours per week
Salary:                             £9.50 per hour
Information:                   This role is shift work. Driver, full UK driving licence, is desired not essential.
Work with us!
Achieve together want you to have fun at work and make things happen for the people we support. We value everyone and we want brave people to help the people we support work towards achieving independence and reaching their goals. Achieve together is one of the UK’s leading providers of support for people with learning disabilities, autism and associated complex needs.
If this sounds great to you… Then you’re just what we’re looking for and we’d like to hear from you!
What do our Support Workers do?
Supporting someone isn’t just personal care; it’s so much more.  
Canterbury Road is a 24-hour, supported living service for adults aged 18+ with learning disabilities, autism spectrum conditions, behaviours that may challenge and/or epilepsy.
Staff support and encourage individuals who wish to participate in college courses, work/voluntary placement of their choice. People also have access to a wide range of leisure activities such as cycling, trips to the cinema, music classes, day centre visits, swimming, arts and crafts and any other additional activities they want to take part in.
As a Senior Support Worker you will be expected to lead shifts and assist with coaching and inducting of new staff to the service.  You will also be required to participate in the on call rota.  You will write daily reports on activities, as well as devising and updating care plans and undertaking risk assessments for the people we support.
What experience do you need?
We want 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.
An NVQ/Diploma L2 or 3 in Health and Social Care is also required, and significant experience supporting adults with learning disabilities.
You’ll need to have great communication skills and be comfortable making decisions. A basic level of English and Math is also required.
What are the Benefits?

28 day holiday inclusive of bank holidays
Access Retail Discounts
Reward and recognition monthly and annual
Development and access to professional training
Access to counselling services
Continuous on the job training is provided
Contributory Pension Plan
Checks and Clearances paid for by Achieve together

*We reserve the right to close this advert before the closing deadline if we interview and offer the right candidate. Apply now to avoid disappointment.*

Contact Details:
Achieve Together
Tel: 0200 000 0000
Contact: Bryony Parker

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