Senior Support Worker

Carlisle, Cumbria, England
CA1 1NA
Turning Point £ 18000.0 - 19000.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 18000.0 - 19000.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Deputy Manager / Senior Staff
Posted
12 Feb 2021
Closes
12 Mar 2021

Job Description

Do you have a caring nature? Are you looking to make a difference to people’s lives? Do you want to work in an environment where no 2 days are the same? Are you flexible with your working hours? Can you see yourself providing care to adults who need your support?

Do you have experience leading in a healthcare setting?

If you have answered a big YES to this we would LOVE to hear from you.

At Turning Point, we support people with Physical and Learning Disabilities across England.

Where will I be working?

You will be working in one of our Manor Road service in Carlisle..

We provide 24 hour support for adults with learning disabilities and physical disabilities, and complex needs.

Role Responsibility

As a Senior Support Worker, you will make a real difference to peoples' lives as you support them with their health needs. Passionate about people, you will enjoy the scope and support to enhance your own life and career too, as you gain the experience and training you need to progress with us.

Our Manor Road service in Carlisle needs people who are team players and can inspire individuals with Complex needs and Physical and learning disability to remain independent. The role of the Senior Support Worker is to work with the management team to lead in health related areas of support, develop health plans and providing first line support for the Support Worker team in their day to day activities, ensuring we are working in compliance with policies and procedures and that new staff are inducted to their roles.

Senior Support Workers will model their own good practice related to health care management within the team to ensure a high quality service is provided. It’s a hands-on job so you will also be supporting the individuals with a full range of daily health related tasks. You will work along-side new and existing staff to embed best practice and create a culture of accountability and ownership over the support roles and health care management tasks.

The Ideal Candidate

You will have previous Support Work/health care experience within a complex needs, physical and learning disability setting. Have worked within complex services and have a background in a lead health care role.

You will also be:

Passionate, caring and enthusiastic

Flexible, patient and non-judgemental

A great team player with lots of energy

Able to demonstrate good communication skills

Able to complete the physical aspects of the role such as manual handling

About us

Why Turning Point?

As a leading health and social care provider with more than 300 locations across England, we take real pride in the services we offer.

Across the varied regions, sectors and settings we operate within, our organisation is held together by a shared vision – and our people are connected by the same values. These include belief in potential, confidence in communication, embracing positive change and always treating each other as individuals.

We run all of our services on a not-for-profit basis; instead, we invest every penny back into our services and people. We never stop believing in change for the better, and we work constantly to improve the lives of the people we support.

Our people bring our vision to life. So, if you are enthusiastic, motivated and committed to support others to fulfilling their potential, here at Turning Point, we don't just offer you a job – we offer you a career.

What benefits will I receive?

Of course, we know it's not about the money. But that doesn't mean we don't reward our people for their invaluable work with a benefits package that includes:

Comprehensive Learning and Development opportunities - we are Investors in People Silver accredited

28 days holiday, increasing with each year of service until 30 days. Plus the option to purchase additional holidays

Flexible benefit options including, bike to work schemes and season ticket loans

Competitive Pension and Life Assurance scheme

Employee Assistance Programme and access to online Health and Wellbeing support

Flexible working patterns to support work/life balance

Access to a wide range of discounts including Cinema, Groceries and Gym.

Ref: SSW-Carlisle

Job Details

Senior Support Worker

Carlisle, Cumbria, Englandd Turning Point
Pay
£ 18000.0 - 19000.0 Per year
Job level
Deputy Manager / Senior Staff
Hours
Full time
Posted
12 Feb 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
12 Mar 2021

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