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Support Worker progressing to Senior Support Worker

Posted 7 March by Stockdales Ended

Do you want to work for a forward thinking, reputable charity with over 60 years experience in supporting people with disabilities?

Do you want to wake up looking forward to work and knowing every day is different?

Do you thrive on team working and a person centred approach?

Do you want to be supported to progress in your role and to reach your full potential?

We could be just what you are looking for!

Stockdales is a local charity based in Sale, just south of Manchester City Centre. We are dedicated to helping people with learning disabilities live life to the full and we’re delighted to help over 200 children, young people and adults, their families and carers every year.

Our caring and committed team help people to experience the hope, joy and challenge that life brings. Each person we support is special and unique. We work hard to help people become the best they can be, supporting them to develop their skills, experiences and confidence. We love what we do; we think there’s no greater reward than the satisfaction of seeing people enjoy fulfilling lives with our support.

We’re looking for someone who can bring a positive 'can-do’ attitude, energy, enthusiasm and drive, and support service users to live a full a varied life.

You’ll need to be physically fit and able to support users with learning & physical disabilities with all aspects of daily living including personal care, emotional needs and social interaction. You will be an instrumental member of the team and provide person centred support in residential services, community support services, clubs and within service users’ own homes.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to progress in to a Senior Support Worker role; coordinating and leading shifts by completing the Senior Competency Assessment.

About You

Do you have the ability to show warmth, compassion and respect for others at all times? Do you have experience of caring or supporting people in either a professional or personal situation? If so, then we would love to hear from you!

We’re looking for a highly flexible and committed individual who has the genuine desire to progress within the care industry. You’ll need to have a good standard of reading and writing skills, basic IT skills (Microsoft Word & email) and the ability to carry out a range of household tasks to include preparing basic balanced meals.

Those who hold a QCF/NVQ in Care will be of distinct advantage, as are those who hold a full clean driving licence.

Benefits

  • Fantastic working environment and supportive teams
  • Comprehensive training and induction package
  • Accredited training and recognised qualifications available

For contracted staff:

  • Health Insurance after qualifying period
  • Pension Scheme

Required skills

  • Caring
  • Energy
  • Forward Thinking
  • Supportive
  • Desire

Reference: 34625922

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