“Senior Support Worker – £9.95/hour

We currently are recruiting for our Client with their Residential homes based in Greater Manchester. They provide Care services to Children & Young People and Young Adults with challenging behaviours and learning difficulties.

We are looking for passionate individuals with caring personality and who are Resilient.

To be successful you should have

  • A full valid UK Drivers Licence, and own vehicles (essential)
  • A min diploma level 2 in Health & Social Care, or Level 3 (advantage)
  • At least of 3 years of experience in this sector particularly caring for Children/Young People with challenging behaviours and learning difficulties (essential)
  • Commitment to the aims & objectives of the service.
  • Self-motivation and flexibility
  • Knowledge and commitment regarding Equal Opportunities
  • A commitment to undertake training and development as required
  • Honesty, reliability, and trustworthiness
  • Commitment to Equality & Diversity as part of your role

JOB TITLE:              Senior Support Worker

REPORTING TO:    Registered Manager, Service Manager and Director

JOB PURPOSE: To work as a senior member of the team in the provision of care and support services for people with Autism, Learning Disabilities and/or behaviours that may challenge; which aims to maximise the potential of individuals in line with ordinary life principles. Maybe required to take charge of the home/service in absence of the Registered Manager and/or Service Manager and to undertake on-call duties.

SKILLS / ABILITIES

Required:

  • Proven ability to work on own initiative and work as part of a team
  • Knowledge and understanding of issues relating to people with learning disabilities and Autism
  • A commitment to a service which provides support to vulnerable individuals, and which is respectful and according to the individuals’ wishes
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal). Ability to communicate effectively with Service Users, colleagues, family members, managers, and other persons with a legitimate interest in the project
  • Commitment to training and development

Desired:

  • Flexible and innovative approach to working
  • Knowledge of care planning systems
  • Decision-making and problem-solving skills

If you are a passionate individual with caring personality and who is resilient, please contact us as we need you!!

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Job title & Location  :          [  Senior Support Worker – Manchester  ]   ”

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