Leicester, Leicestershire
£9.50 - £9.70 per hour
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Are you passionate about delivering high quality, respectful, and person centred care and support to individuals in Glenfield and Kirby Muxloe, Leicestershire? Creative Support are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced individual to join us as a Senior Support Worker and lead a passionate and friendly team of staff across 2 of our services, supporting four gentlemen and four ladies living in their own homes.

Our services in Glenfield and Kirby Muxloe, Leicestershire provide excellent care and support to individuals with learning disabilities. As Senior Support Worker, you will work alongside the Team Leader, Service Manager and Registered Area Manager to assist with the coordination and delivery of high quality outcome-focussed, person centred support to enable the tenants to achieve greater independence.

Your role will include:

  • Developing and leading the team to enable the tenants to have a high quality of life, and to be important and valued members of the local community,
  • Be responsible for ensuring personal, practical, emotional and social support is delivered at all times,

Your full time hours will be worked flexibly according to the needs of the service including daytimes, evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

At least two years’ experience in providing care and support to people with a range of learning disabilities is essential for this role. As Senior Support Worker, compassion, motivation, diligence and an ability to empathise with individuals is also essential.

You must be warm, well organised, and conscientious and demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills. You will be required to work on a rota, undertaking early, late and weekend duties as required.

Benefits of working with Creative Support:

  • Free 24/7 counselling and employee support programme,
  • Competitive pay and a pension with company contribution and 28 days annual leave,
  • Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff,
  • All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out of hour’s teams.

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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Creative Support is a national, high quality provider of person centred social care services for people with learning disabilities, mental heal... Read more

Posted on: 16 November 2021
Closing date: 02 December 2021
Job ref: 51049
Tags: Support Worker, Social Work

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