Senior Support Worker
Bristol or Weston-super-Mare
Cintre is a not-for-profit organisation that provides regulated support services to adults with a variety of mental health conditions and learning disabilities.
We are looking to grow our small but motivated team of Senior Support Workers who are passionate about developing person centred plans to support adults with autism, learning disabilities, and other mental health conditions across Bristol, South Gloucestershire and Weston-super-Mare.
- Salary of £9.20 per hour dependent on experience
- 27 days’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays (full-time allowance)
- Contributory pension scheme
- Death in service benefit
- Employee assistance programme
- Opportunity to do further training
- Cycle to work scheme
- £0.45 mileage allowance
- Expenses paid for travel between clients
We are looking for people who are self-motivated, caring, empathetic and driven to enhance the lives of others.
This role is ideal for those who are interested in social care, improving a person’s potential, the non-profit environment, people in their community and charitable causes.
As a Senior Support Worker, no two working days will ever be the same. You will have plenty of challenging but exciting opportunities to work with individuals of various complex needs and situations within community support settings in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and Weston-super-Mare.
Taking responsibility for engaging and involving Service Users in the development of their personal targets and support.
Specifically, you will:
- Facilitate, motivate, encourage and empower Service Users to live their life to their full potential and develop personal targets as agreed in the support plan
- Develop, review and maintain risk assessments for Service Users using information provided by local authority, staff observations and other available information, including input from the Service User
- Facilitate meetings required with external professionals and make appropriate notes
- Maintain the Service User portfolio which shows evidence of progress made towards achieving the aims of the care plan
- Develop an open, honest and considerate working relationship with Service Users
To be considered as a Senior Support Worker, you will need:
- Experience gained within a similar support role
- Basic Microsoft Office IT skills
- Excellent communication skills
- The ability to manage own time effectively and prioritise workloads
- A person-centred approach
- The ability to plan for yourself and others
- A driving licence and access to your own vehicle OR be a cyclist
Experience of non-profit environment would be beneficial to your application. A relevant NQV level qualification would also be an advantage.
The closing date for applications is the 27th September 2019.
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Other organisations may call this role Community Support Worker, Adult Care Support Worker, Support Worker, Mental Health Key Worker, Mental Health Support Worker, Autism Support Worker, or Outreach Support Worker.