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Senior Support Worker

Reference

PRI39837

Location

Vancouver House, Vancouver Road, Gateacre, Liverpool, Merseyside, L27 7DA

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Bank, Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time

Salary

£9.57

Hours

Various hours available

Job Advert Role Description

We are currently looking to grow our already established and dedicated team of support workers located in Liverpool, Vancouver House is a purpose-built specialist residential service for adults with learning disabilities, who may also present with co-existing conditions. These include sensory impairment and epilepsy.

  • Do you believe that everyone is entitled to the very best care and support?
  • Do you want to make a lasting difference in people’s lives?
  • Do you want to support people to help them achieve their goals, dreams and aspirations?

We do and we are passionate about providing excellent care and support to individuals with learning disabilities, autism, Prader-Willi Syndrome or mental health conditions. As a support worker, you will have the opportunity to be part of 1000s of stories of inspiring care and support for our residents and service users.

As a support worker you will be supporting our residents with their day to day lives, encouraging them to live as independently as possible. You may get involved in exciting activities outside of the home too – our residents/service users participate in day trips, charity events and much more!

The Senior Support Worker position is a busy role that provides a high standard of care and support to service users with learning disabilities, autism, mental ill-health and behaviours that may challenge.

It is a challenging yet very rewarding role, and no shift will be the same.

The Job

To provide support to the residents with complex needs in their everyday lives
Tasks involved with daily living such as maintaining a safe and clean environment.
Participate and initiate activities in and outside of the home.
Provide support that will enable the service user to live as independently as possible.
Use skills, previous experiences and knowledge to respond to challenging situations & behaviours
Support staff with coaching, mentoring and personal development
Team management – lead the shift, plan activities and staff rotas.

We are looking for a candidate who has experience within a similar role/ environment or someone who has been a support worker and fells ready to take the next step in their career. The successful candidate will have access to our Priory Adult care careers pathways, a number of courses to assist self-development towards leadership and management (NVQs, train the trainer).

Benefits

A competitive salary
Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
28 days annual leave including bank holidays
Online benefits and cashback rewards

 

 

Division DBS info

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Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland, and the cost of this will be covered by the Priory Group. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date

31/08/2020