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Senior Support Worker

Posted 13 February by Creative Support Ltd
Salary icon £11.60 per hour
Location icon Doncaster , South Yorkshire
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We are looking for a caring, dynamic and highly motivated person to join the team as a Senior Support Worker in our Doncaster Supported Living Services. We have senior support worker positions based in:

  • Skellow
  • Askern

Our services in Doncaster, South Yorkshire provide excellent care and support to individuals with a range of support needs, including learning disabilities, autism, and complex needs. As a Senior Support Worker, you will work alongside the Team Leader to assist with the coordination and delivery of high quality outcome-focussed, person centred support to tenants. You will be positive about supporting people to increase their independence and ensure that they are at the centre of all decisions made about their lives.

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
  • Assisting our Team Leaders and Registered Manager in ensuring all residents receive the highest quality and care and support

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 complex support needs 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 hours 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 Gold award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures.

We can only accept fully completed applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK, we do not accept CV’s as a form of application – This post will not be open to Sponsorship under the UKVI scheme.

We will be interviewing for this role as suitable applications are received and may close this role before the closing date upon a successful candidate being appointed.

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Reference: 42647277

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