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Senior Support Worker in Finedon - Wellingborough

Posted 22 March by Turning Point Featured Ended

Senior Support Worker in Finedon - Wellingborough

Contract type: full-time

Salary: GBP 19,000

Do you have a caring nature? Are you looking to make a difference to somebodies life? Do you want to work in an environment where no 2 days are the same? Are you flexible with your working hours? Can you see yourself providing care to adults who need your support?

Are you currently a Support Worker looking to move up in to management?

If you have answered a big YES to these questions we would LOVE to hear from you.

Job description

At Turning Point, we support people with Learning Disabilities across England.

As a Senior Support Worker, you will make a real difference to residents' lives as you improve their daily living skills. Passionate about people, you will enjoy the scope and support to enhance your own life and career too, as you gain the experience and training you need to progress with us.

The role of the Senior Support Worker is to support the management team in supporting the supervision of the Support Worker team in their day to day activities, ensuring we are working to compliance and that new staff are inducted to their roles. Senior Support Workers will model their own good practice within the team to a high quality service is provided.

What will I be doing?

You will be proving 2:1 support to an individual with Autism and complex needs; this takes dedication, commitment and confidence. This individual responds well to people who are upbeat, active, creative, who enjoy life and can promote a positive outlook and have some experience of working with people with Autism and complex needs. You will also complete inductions for new support staff, providing feedback and supervision to existing staff and taking on management functions such as decision-making and on call support. This is a hands-on job in which no two days are the same.

What skills and qualities do I need to have?

As this person requires a lot of support you will have to have some Support Work experience. We need people who are willing to do waking nights as well as working shifts. Drivers are preferred as he will be getting his car soon.

You will also be:

  • Passionate, caring and enthusiastic
  • Flexible, patient and non-judgemental
  • A great team player with lots of energy
  • Able to demonstrate good communication skills
  • Able to complete the physical aspects of the role such as manual handling

What benefits will I receive?

Of course, we know it's not about the money. But that doesn't mean we don't reward our people for their invaluable work with a benefits package that includes:

  • Annual pay reviews
  • Reward Discount Scheme.  This is a great scheme which will mean that you can get a whole range of discounts from top UK retailers to use as you like. The discounts that will be available to you include shopping cards offering up to 20% discounts on everyday shopping, holidays and eating out, discounts on days out, the cinema and attractions
  • Excellent training and development
  • Pension plan and life assurance cover
  • Generous holidays with option to buy/sell days as suits your lifestyle
  • Family/Flexible leave
  • Free financial, legal and practical life advice, online health assessment tools, counselling services, and support from an occupational health and well-being provider

Why Turning Point?

We take pride in the services that we provide. There is one vision that everyone at Turning Point shares, which is held together by our values. These include believing in potential, communicating in a confident way, embracing change and treating each other as individuals.

Hours: This service operates 24 hours 7 days a week, which will be based around a rota. You will need to be flexible to working evenings, weekends and waking nights. You will work 8 hour shifts.

Please apply online or send your CV directly to

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closing date.

We look forward to you joining us!!!!!


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