Shift Hours: 37.5 – Day and Nights
Your potential plus our commitment changes lives
Senior Support Worker provide a vital part in providing the people we support with the care and ability to improve their quality of life.
We are currently looking for a Senior Support Worker to join our team in Llandaff.
The service is a five bedroom property that work with clients with enduring mental health needs and who suffer from brain injuries to support them to increase their independence.
We pride ourselves on delivering person-centred care and supporting individuals to achieve their outcomes while working with the community to enable people to have a presence within it. The job is extremely varied in its role, from supporting the people we support with all aspects of their lives, from supporting them to attend appointments, to visit family and friends to doing social activities, there will also be aspects of cooking/cleaning and shopping as with running any home.
This is a Full-Time position will include days, evenings weekends and night shifts.
As one of the UK’s leading providers of care and support services to vulnerable adults, National Care Group fully appreciate the amazing and life-changing work our Care Workers do. That is why we offer:
- A Competitive hourly rate of £10.15
- 33 Days annual leave inclusive of bank / public holidays
- First class, engaging care specific training for you and your teams
- Unrivalled career development opportunities – we believe in promoting from within
- Access to Digital Perks where you can gain discounts on gym memberships, shopping, theme parks, travel and more
- Rewards and recognition for your hard work
Senior Support Worker Role and Responsibilities:
- To assist the senior management to assess people we support needs, with a Person-Centred Framework and the Supporting People Initiative.
- Assist to facilitate and support the people we support to integrate within their local community.
- Identifying training needs of other staff and co-ordinate training initiatives in consultation with the Registered Manager.
- Working with people we support to initiate and develop new ideas and methods regarding the quality of service delivery in conjunction with other colleagues.
- Keep up-to-date with changes by participating in discussions, training sessions and workshops when required to do so.
- Have a full understanding of Care Standards.
- Maintain a high standard of professional conduct and morale by encouraging and motivating staff morale by personal example, and appearance.
- Assist the management with the co-ordination, supervision and monitoring of staff work and practices
- Co-ordinate the arrangements of resident appointments
- Assist management to organise regular (monthly) House meetings
- Administer medications when required, in line with prescription guidelines
The Ideal candidate will have:
- Minimum Level 2 In Health and Social Care QCF/NVQ
- Experience supporting adults with mental health conditions and/or learning disabilities.
- Mentoring others in a team.