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Senior Support Worker

Posted: 6 May 2021 Closes: 30 Jun 2021
Surbiton £20,592 - £20,982 per annum + Benefits
Permanent & Full-time 509321512

SENIOR SUPPORT WORKER

Salary:£20,592 -£20,982 per annum + benefits

Location: Surbiton, Surrey

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Supporting the manager and deputy manager you'll lead a team of support workers to provide extraordinary, person centred support, which is safe and maximises choice, dignity and independence. Working in partnership with the people we support, their family, our specialist support teams and external agencies you'll help to plan and implement professionally designed and person centred support plans that improve the quality of their everyday life and enables the achievement of individual goals, however small or large, each and every day.
Acting as a role model and mentor to the support workers you'll facilitate the use of sound judgment and creative solutions to enable people to achieve goals and explore new opportunities. You'll supervisor daily outputs and assist the deputy manager in managing staff performance, development and appraisals.

A natural leader with experience of providing extraordinary support, ideally to people with visual impairment or other disabilities, you'll be professional, patient and calm under pressure. You'll be a strong team player with the ability to lead by example and nurture and develop talent, both in your team members and the people we support. You'll have A QCF in Health & Social Care level 2 Diploma (or equivalent) with willingness to undertake level 3 and a sound Knowledge of regulatory standards for supported/residential living but above all you'll take personal responsibility for the quality of care and support delivered to the people we support, striving always to surpass expectations and do what is right by them.

Successful applicants for this role will require an enhanced DBS check (paid for by SeeAbility). We are a responsive employer and every application to be responded to.

Our Benefits

We recognise that although this job is rewarding, it can also be challenging so we offer a comprehensive benefits package as follows:
  • Giving you the tools to become an expert dream maker fully paid mandatory core training.
  • All work and no play is not fun, so everyone gets 5.6 weeks a year annual leave and if that wasn't enough we increase it by a day a year
  • Know someone who is like you? And can make a difference? Get them to apply and earn yourself £600
  • You can save up to £1000 with discounts off your favourite shops, restaurants and great days out
  • Getting to work is an expensive business spread the cost via your salary with a season ticket loan
  • No more excuses discount gym memberships available
  • Access to eye tests for all is very important to us, so we ensure you have access to regular eye tests.
For the full list of our extraordinary benefits please visit our website.

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