Senior Support Worker

Ipswich, Suffolk, England
£ 18,650 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
31 Jul 2020
14 Aug 2020

Job Description

We put people first!

We have a fantastic opportunity for Senior Support Worker to join our team at the Avenues East Community Support Services in Ipswich, Felixstowe, Stowmarket and surrounding areas supporting children, young people, and adults with learning and physical disabilities, acquired brain injuries, sensory impairments and complex health needs.

As a Senior Support Worker you will;

Accompany the people we support to activities, appointments etc.

Lead the Outreach Support team towards providing a high quality service

Help oversee the smooth day-to-day running of the service which includes rota planning, shift leading, overseeing keyworker meetings, planning activities

Personal Care (e.g. using the toilet, bathing)

Work full time covering different shifts throughout the day, evenings and nights spread across the week, weekends and Bank holidays.  Shifts are on a rota basis so you will know in advance to plan your time accordingly.

£18,650 per annum + benefits (pro rata)

Due to the nature of this role it is essential for the successful applicant to hold a full valid UK driving licence and to have access to their own vehicle.

Avenues Group is a specialist provider of adult social care, supporting people with complex needs to enjoy life and live as independently as possible in their own homes.

About you;

Have an understanding of and experience with supporting people with disabilities

Be able to demonstrate a positive approach to Active Support

Be able to effectively supervise and develop staff

Hold a full valid driving licence and access to own vehicle

Share our values of Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Pride

Be caring and sympathetic

Be passionate about supporting others

Your reward:

Full training will be provided and you will also be supported in your new role by your local team from day one. In addition;

We pay for your enhanced criminal records disclosure

Personal training & development

Refer a friend bonus scheme – earn up to £350 (T&C’s apply)

Employee Assistance Programme

Pension scheme - if you join, we contribute too and life cover is provided

28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays, increasing one day per completed financial years’ service up to a maximum of 33 days inclusive bank holidays (pro rata)

Discount scheme on various high street shops including new airtime O2 contracts (T&C’s apply)

Apply today to find out more about careers with Avenues and how you can make a positive difference to someone’s life.

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This job was posted to Community care, Learning disabilities, Support worker in Ipswich, Suffolk, England

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