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Senior Support Worker

Location
Stockton-on-tees, Yorkshire
Salary
£9.70 Per Hour
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
22 Sep 2021
reative Support is a non-profit organisation which provides high quality person centred social care and support for people with autism spectrum conditions, learning disabilities, mental health and other needs.

Our Lunedale Road Service, in Billingham, is a 24hr service that provides supported living accommodation and support for adults with learning disabilities including autism, complex behavioural and communication needs. The service is comprised of three bungalows supporting 5 clients where no two days are the same thanks to a friendly, varied working environment. The clients love going on holidays to UK based breaks, with a small staff team with them for support, enjoying activities such as visiting the Safari Park, museums and going for long walks and meals out.

The service follows the positive behavioural support pathway and we strive to offer unique and person centred support services that are stimulating, enjoyable and motivational. Our aim is to support people with autism and associated needs to explore life opportunities, build and develop upon their unique skills and achieve what is important to them.

We are recruiting and experienced practitioner to provide positive behavioural support to our 5 service users.

Your role will include:

* Providing respectful personal care, emotional and practical support to service users

* Developing independent living skills of service users and accessing social and community activities

* Collaborating with service users, families and involved professionals to maximise outcomes for service users

* Supervising staff and deploying staff time efficiently to meet the needs and preferences of service users

* Assisting senior managers with the day-to-day running of the service and ensuring its compliance with the specification, requirements and standards

Experience as a practitioner is essential for this role. It is expected that you will work flexibly to meet the needs of the service, including evenings, nights and weekends. It is desirable, though not essential, to possess a clean driving licence and be in possession of a car or willing to acquire one to meet the needs of service users.

This position offers the opportunity to work in an environment that challenges and encourages personal and professional development. Creative Support has obtained Investors in People Silver status and you will receive ongoing training regarding the client group you work with, managerial qualifications and up-to-date training regarding changes to the law governing social care.

Creative Support is a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organisation. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer who have recently received Investors in People Silver award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures.

We expect all applicants to Creative Support to have had at least their first Covid 19 vaccination prior to starting employment with us and to be committed to having the second vaccination within a 3 month period
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Details

  • Job Reference: 379176794-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Creative Support
    Creative Support
  • Location: Stockton-on-tees, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £9.70 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent