Senior Support Worker - Limewood
Hours of Work: Full time position available, covering a 7 day rota
Salary: £11.00 per hour, plus benefits
The Wrekin Housing Group is a socially minded organisation that makes a difference to people’s lives. We do this by:
- Providing more than 13,500 homes for affordable rent across Telford & Wrekin, Shropshire and Staffordshire.
- Delivering care services to older people, adults with learning difficulties and people with dementia.
- Channelling social investment across communities to create jobs and promote economic growth. We generate opportunities for people to gain employability skills, maximising the social value of our services and delivering wider community benefits.
At Wrekin you will be joining a team of more than 1200 colleagues who inspire positive change, communicate clearly, grow together and ensure that everyone matters. We make sure that all colleagues have the tools and training to flourish and contribute to our collective goal of making a difference to people’s lives.
(For further details please visit our website https://www.wrekin.com)
As a Senior Support Worker you will become a key part of a team to deliver care and support to residents living in Limewood. This is an immensely rewarding role, you will have daily opportunities to make a difference to people’s lives.
Our dedicated Dementia Support Centre. Limewood is a purpose built centre specifically for people living with Dementia. Limewood is a forward thinking and fresh approach to dementia care for every stage and every age.
Reporting to and when necessary deputising for the care manager, you will be responsible for delivering, supervising and facilitating the delivery of packages of care and support to a number of our service users at Limewood.
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.
Successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Check. Quick starts available for successful candidates with a transferrable DBS.
(For further details please read the Full Job Description & Person Specification)
‘Made With Care’:
We've linked up with the Governments recently launched ‘Made With Care’ campaign which means if you join Choices, you will be part of the biggest reform of adult social care in a generation.
There is record funding being invested to support the new social care sector including for staff training and development and if you have the values we're looking for - kindness, compassion and resilience -you will be joining a workforce dedicated to helping others and build a career that helps people live happy, healthy lives.
Our Inclusive Culture:
We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer. All applications are considered on the requirements of the role regardless of gender identity, nationality, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, religious belief or background. Please refer to our Equal Opportunities Policy below for further information.
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.
In partnership with our trusted external providers we are committed to undertaking care and safeguarding checks with all colleagues. These checks may vary according to the role you have applied for.
We also ask for two references for everyone who is offered a position, one of which must be your current or most recent employer. All roles will also be offered subject to satisfactory right to live and work in the UK checks; if you need any further information on these checks please visit gov.uk.
Ref : CHO1832. Closing Date : 24/06/2022
- Interview Date : 01/07/2022