Senior Support Worker

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Health, Medicine
Region:
South West
Location:
Bridgwater, Somerset
Salary:
£10.38 to £10.38 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to UKP 10.38 per hour
Posted:
07/05/2020
Recruiter:
Achieve Together
Job Ref:
MP-8716-67142

Job Summary
Job Title          Senior Support Worker
Location          Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6
Hours              37.5 per week based on a 24/7 shift pattern including opportunities for overtime.
Pay                  £10.38 + pension as well as enhanced payments for; sleep-in, on call and bank holidays.
Information     This role is shift work, full UK licence is desired not essential.
In a world of uncertainty care is the one industry that will always be needed so help us to help you.
Achieve together are taking the current climate very seriously and your safety as well as the people we support, is of the upmost importance with this in mind achieve together are offering video calls and telephone interviews to ensure social distancing.
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 Senior Support Workers do?
Supporting someone isn’t just personal care; it’s so much more. As a Senior Support Worker you will support the day to day running of the service, complete handovers, spot checks and have a proactive approach to solving problems.
Although you will lead, coach, mentor and support a dedicated staff team, you will also provide hands on support and will support individuals with day to day activities such as social activities, sports and hobbies along with general household duties and supporting with administration of medication.
Our Senior Support Workers are focused on active listening, meaningful engagement and ensuring people lead full, healthy and active lives.
If you would like to know more details about the role please click the job description below.
What experience do you need?
Experience of working in an Autism, Learning Disabilities, Mental Health sector environment as a Shift Leader, Senior Support Worker or Team Leader. An NVQ/Diploma L2 or 3 in Health and Social Care is desirable but not essential.
You’ll need to have great communication skills and be comfortable making decisions. A basic level of English and Maths is also required and a genuine passion for care.
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
Double time on public holidays

*We reserve the right to close this advert before the closing deadline if we interview*

Contact Details:
Achieve Together
Tel: 0200 000 0000
Contact: Melanie Hotchkiss
Email:

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