Senior Support Worker

Recruiter
CREATIVE SUPPORT
Location
Grimsby
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Apr 2017
Expires
25 Apr 2017
Sector
Childcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Creative Support is a high quality care provider of person centred social care services for people with learning disabilities, mental health and other needs. Our supported living services in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire provide person centered support to adults with learning disabilities, autism and challenging behaviour.

We are currently looking for a senior support worker, who has knowledge and experience in the field of autism and complex needs. The role is to support the Team Leader lead a personalised supported living service for 4 lively young men with learning disabilities, autism, communication, sensory and complex needs who may also display behaviours that challenge the service.

You will be required to successfully supervise and support a team of support workers to deliver a supported living service which meets the required standards set out by our commissioners and The Care Quality Commission as well as provide direct support on a rota basis. You will ensure our tenants are supported to achieve outcomes and goals and to promote independence, choice, health and wellbeing. You will be able to support staff to implement individualised support plans, activity plans and behaviour management strategies to support the daily changing needs of the service user alongside a multi-agency team of professionals and ensure the highest standards of performance are achieved. You will be required to support the team leader to ensure effective administrative procedures and financial control systems and participate in project monitoring and auditing.

Full time hours are 37.5 per week. To be worked flexibly on a rota which will include evenings, weekends and public holidays according to the needs of the service.

We do not accept CV's as a form of application, applicants must submit a completed Creative Support application form which can be requested or downloaded via the listed methods. An enhanced DBS check is required for which we pay for. Creative Support is not a recruitment sourcing agency, all employees are directly employed by our organisation. We do not accept cold calls or sales/marketing contact from recruitment candidate sourcing/advertising agencies. Upon receipt of your application we will email you a confirmation of receipt. If you do not receive this confirmation email please contact us via telephone or email. Contact information can be found on our company website.

Closing Date: 08 May 2017

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