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Senior Support Worker

Posted 1 April by Creative Support Ltd
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£9.75 per hour
Consett , County Durham
Permanent, full-time
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Creative Support is a national, fast growing not-for-profit organisation providing support to individuals with a wide range of care needs. We are currently looking for a Senior Support Worker to join our team at our Durham Service in Consett.

We are currently looking for dedicated, proactive, ambitious and caring individuals to help supervise our team at our high quality supported living scheme, located in Consett Durham.
You would be responsible for developing and organising the scheme, supervising a team of staff to provide person centered care and support and also support out service users enabling them to lead fulfilling and valued lives, maintain their tenancies, participate in their local community, develop independent living skills and achieve their personal goals and desired outcomes. The supported living services operates 24/7 with sleep overs. Knowledge of CQC reporting is useful but not mandatory as training can be given.

Senior Support Worker Duties:

• Work with our Positive Behaviour Support framework,
• Build and maintain warm, trusting and caring relationships with Service Users,
• Medication support for service users and medication supervision for staff,
• Develop and organise the service to maintain flexible and high quality care,
• Supervise and manage a team of staff within the service in fulfilling their role, including performing staff supervisions and organising rotas.

Experience within care and support is needed for this role as you will be both providing effective support and leading a team in providing support also. You will be working from our Durham Road service just outside of Consett.

Benefits of working with Creative Support:

• Free 24/7 counselling and employee support programme,
• Support to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate,
• 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.

We are a proud Stonewall Diversity Champion organisation and holder of the Investors in People Silver Award.

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