Senior Support Worker - Dairy Close
Location: Dairy Close - Leek, ST13 6LT
Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week over 7 days
Salary: £10.41 per annum, plus benefits
The Wrekin Housing Group’s partnership between The Wrekin Housing Group and Choices Housing Association enables a focus on meeting and exceeding the needs and expectations of our wide range of customers
Our schemes are located in North Staffordshire, South Staffordshire, Telford and Wrekin and Shropshire. The care and support we provide is rated amongst the highest in the UK. Our recent accolades include; “Care Employer of the Year” and the “We invest in people, GOLD accreditation”.
Alongside our growth plans we are embarking on a fundamental transformation programme to modernise how we interact with our customers, engage communities and support partners. Everyone matters at Wrekin so we are investing in our people and the systems they use, all to improve quality and choice across the organisation.
We want individuals who inspire positive change, communicate clearly and enable our people to support each other and grow together so we deliver for our customers, right across our socially minded business.
We have an opportunity for a Senior Support Worker to join our caring team at Dairy Close which is one of our learning disability care homes.
You will be required to contribute as part of a team to the effective operation of the home through the delivery of high standards of care to residents which are compliant with statutory, regulatory and organisational standards. To provide care for the residents under the guidance and supervision of the homes management team and to undertake other activities to assist in the running of the home as required. Provide practical, emotional and physical support to residents in order to promote independence, choices and wellbeing within the home. Also to supervise a team of support workers within a residential home.
Successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Check
(For further details please read the Full Job Description)
What you will need:
You must hold Level 3 NVQ (or equivalent) in Care and have demonstrative experience working in a supervisory/ senior role, delivering high quality care within a similar environment.
Given the environment you will be working in, you must be able to demonstrate effective communication, strong team working, organisational, interpersonal skills and maintaining high levels of confidentiality at all times. Taking responsibility for your own personal development, sharing knowledge and skills and learning from others within your team.
You will be expected to promote a positive, friendly and understanding attitude towards our customers and other colleagues in order to achieve consistency with the high levels of performance, efficiency and quality that is expected of our Employees.
(For further details please read the Full Person Specification)
In return, we offer you a rewarding opportunity within a supportive team of experienced mentors and peers, ensuring you thrive throughout your career.
Should you want to develop further, we’ll invest in your future by offering fully-funded training.
All employees are covered by our life assurance scheme and have access to a variety of other employee benefits including free on-site parking, and dedicated volunteering leave for up to 16 hours per year.
If you have any queries in relation to this role or would like further information on this opportunity, please contact Steve Hussey on 01538 386762 prior to the advert closing date.
Ref : CHO1731. Closing Date : 20/01/2022
- Interview Date : 27/01/2022