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Senior Support Worker

Posted 13 January by The Huntercombe Group
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£8.94 - £9.47 per hour
Kent , South East England
Permanent, full-time

About The Role

Are you dynamic, forward thinking and keen to learn, with a confident 'CAN DO’ approach in all you do. We want you!

We are currently seekingTeam leaders / senior support workersto join ourSpecialist Brain Injury Neurological Care & Rehabilitation ServiceatHothfield Brain Injury Rehabilitation & Neurological Care Centre,located inHothfieldjust 3 miles fromAshford, Kent.

The centre is a 32 bed facility providingspecialistshort-term and long-term person-centred rehabilitation, therapy and support for adults with eithera brain injury or other complex neurological conditions.

We also care for patients who are no longer able to be cared for at home but who with some specialist help can take part in everyday activities and live as independently as possible.

Situated within 12 acres, our service offers intense rehabilitation for adults in the post-acute phase following a brain injury right through to step-down independent living.

The centre is located in thevillage of Hothfield, 3 miles from the busy town of Ashford.

We’re looking for caring and committed individuals who are keen lead rehabilitation assistants in their daily care tasks in order to ensure the best possible care and recovery for our clients.

As aTeam Leader / Senior support workerworking in ourSpecialist Brain Injury and Neurological Care Serviceyour main duties will be within our longer term residential unit:

  • To provide daily leadership to the rehabilitation assistants within our long term residential care unit and assist the senior qualified staff in their day-to-day duties and clinical related tasks
  • To ensure the development and maintenance of a high standard of care for our residents
  • Writing and maintaining person centred risk assessments and care plans, to meet the dynamic needs of our clients
  • To manage and administer medication for clients within the residential care unit
  • Contributing towards effective communication, by ensuring professional and informative communication with families and external agencies
  • Provide practical assistance to our residents in carrying out every day living tasks whilst encouraging them to develop their daily living skills and realising their potential to live as independently as possible; to model this practice to rehabilitation assistants
  • To practice within a legal framework encompassing statutory, organisational policy and guidelines.

To Join The Huntercombe Group as Team Leader / Senior Support worker you will be:

  • Confident to manage and lead a team
  • Able to provide supervision and model quality care
  • Committed to a person-centred approach to recovery
  • Keen to develop the quality of our service provision
  • Organised and time efficient
  • Solution focused
  • Resilient and able to work under pressure
  • An effective communicator with good written and verbal skills
  • Legally entitled to work in the UK

About You

Please take a look at our progressive and rewarding benefits package

  • Thorough induction and on site training
  • Opportunity to undertake apprenticeship training (Senior Healthcare Support Worker, level 3 or above)
  • Regular supervision and appraisal
  • Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
  • Annual increments in salary based on professional development and appraisal system
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay
  • The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme with up to 3% matching contributions
  • Maternity leave at 3 month’s full pay and 3 month’s half pay
  • 2 weeks paid paternity leave
  • Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit
  • Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary
  • A range of staff discounts
  • Opportunity to train to become a nurse through our 'grow our own’ nurses programme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

About The Company

We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, gender, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, disability or social background. This is a great opportunity for someone to make a difference.

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