Hereford and Worcester
Potential earnings of £25,032 pa
Permanent
Job description
Senior Support Worker

We are one of the largest learning disability charities in the UK, supporting 2,500 people through our friendly, supportive, creative and diverse teams.

As a senior support worker at Hft you’ll be supporting adults with learning disabilities to live the best life possible. You will be a role model to others through demonstrating excellent support to those we support and you will help the registered cluster managers to coach, support and manage staff teams effectively. You will be responsible for nurturing and inspiring those coming to work for Hft to help ensure we have the best staff teams offering great support services. This role also offers great opportunities for career progression to help you develop your knowledge and skills

Salary: Potential earnings of £25,032 pa based on a qualified rate and 47 sleep-ins per year

Hours: Full Time, Permanent, 37.5 hours per week

Location: Clementi Court (Evesham)

About You

You need good IT skills and experience of maintaining records to be a success in this role. You also need to be willing to work towards a Diploma in Health & Social Care Level 3 (or equivalent). But above all, if you have the passion for delivering high quality care and support services to people with learning disabilities and you want to make a difference to enable people to live a more fulfilling and independent life – then this is the role for you.

As a senior support worker, flexibility is important for both you and for the service. We provide 24/7 support to some people, so you will need to have flexibility to work shifts on a rota basis, including nights, weekends and Bank Holidays.

What we Offer

Apprenticeships - gain a fully funded Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care whilst earning. Access to the Hft Plus benefits package, which includes a great number of discounts and rewards across shops, restaurants, gym membership and days out; but also, an Employee Assistance Programme, with telephone and face-to-face support options. Access to award winning training and development – Hft is one of only four charities to have achieved the Skills for Care ‘Centre of Excellence’ provider status. Annual staff award scheme – The Fusion Awards, and peer recognition through our GEM awards programme. 20 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays) increasing to 25 days after a year of employment (pro rata for part time staff). A contributory pension scheme & life assurance. Free DBS check.

Closing date: 15th March 2021

STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

You may have experience or an interest in the following: Senior Support Worker, Support Worker, Senior Social Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Learning Disabilities, Social Care, Voluntary Sector, Mental Health Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Care Staff, Community Development, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Social Worker, Not for Profit, NFP, etc.

Ref: 97090
Posted on: 22 February 2021
Closed date: 16 March 2021
Job ref: 97090
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker