Senior Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 00096332-1
  • Date Posted: 21 November 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Salary: £11.00 to £12.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Description and Responsibilities

Job Role: Senior Support Worker

Overtime available at an enhanced rate of +£2 per hour above hourly pay rates

We're proud to pay all employees at National Living Wage rate, or above, including those aged under 23

Voyage Care are recruiting! Work with us in the North region where 100% of our services are rated Good & Outstanding by CQC!

Here at our new specialist supported living service in Preston, we will be supporting adults with mental health needs, traumatic backgrounds and challenging behaviours - this includes people moving on from long term hospital stays.

The aim of the service is to enable people to live a fulfilled life, as independently as possible. You will develop positive, respectful and trusting relationships with the people we support to improve their confidence and self-esteem, incorporating both therapeutic and social based activities.

Requirements

Due to the nature of the role, previous senior or leadership experience within a similar environment is preferable. We are keen to hear from you if you are an experienced support worker or acting senior looking to take the next step in your career - with our fantastic training we can support you towards promotion and career progression.

You'll lead the team to help the people we support to develop their independence in all aspects of everyday life. This could include personal care, meal preparation, and taking part in hobbies & activities. You'll be out and about, enjoying life together and no single day will be the same. You will also be involved in the day-to-day maintenance of support plans, reviews, medication, finances and supervisions in addition to other responsibilities and duties.

You will also enjoy benefits including:

Refer a Friend BONUS (£500 per friend, refer 3 friends and earn £2000!*)
Flexible working hours & overtime available
Good opportunities to progress if you want it
Paid DBS and holidays
Long service awards & retail rewards and savings
Life assurance and pension scheme *T&Cs apply

COVID-19 safety is important to us all, we support our staff and the people we support to stay safe by wearing correct PPE, including Type IIR Fluid Resistant Surgical Masks (FRSM), aprons and gloves at all times. We have an in-house team that ensures that all of our services have plenty of PPE at all times. All care and support is carried out following the latest Government guidance. Our aim is to keep you and the people we support safe.

To ensure that we can keep both the People we Support and our workforce safe, It is a requirement that all frontline staff who work for Voyage Care are willing to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

*Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with the Equality Act 2010

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS/PVG check and Regulated Activity which will include a check against the Barred adult list.

* Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement, in accordance with the Equality Act 2010